Aliveness, Human Stories, and Gratitude

Hi Holly, I just wanted to express my deep appreciation and gratitude for the reading you have done for me. I was worried this could be a tough question I was asking and was reluctant to lay it on you for fear that you might feel the pain too but instead you turned this experience into something incredibly uplifting! It was a healing experience for me and paving the way for change. You showed me the way and that foundation is there. Now, I have this overwhelming need to act and change. I think the biggest take from your reading is that I’m no longer afraid to act and you turned a smoldering hope into hope that burns bright and beautiful like fire! It’s huge! I cannot thank you enough!! You are absolutely wonderful with such a deep understanding, spirituality and empathy! I am so happy that you were there right at the time I needed this the most!

photo: Holly Troy

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Somatics, Writing, Creativity – (or what you get from Writing the Energetic Body)

Writing the Energetic Body will help you take your creative writing and energetic life experience to the next level! Get ready to: dive deep heighten your creativity and imagination become familiar with the chakra system and its effects on your physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being develop a better understanding of your subtle self relax write […]

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incarnation manifestation – root wisdom

Love yourself. Love your body. Love Mama Earth. Love one another. Love. Remain in your body, meet the world in Love. 

What do you want to make real? You have the right to be here – what do you want to do with your physical time on the planet?

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Grace and Gratitude

One of my earliest yoga teachers – Sharon Gannon – performing a dance (in the video below) at Jivamukti Yoga School on 9th Street and 2nd Avenue. She writes: “Here I am performing the asana dance “Lily” at the Jivamukti Yoga school at 2nd Ave and 9th street–We would put on a party with a […]

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Never Give Up. Always Surrender.

I received this message in my inbox from Heather Bleasdell, Citizen Witch. Never give up. Always Surrender. ~ Heather Bleasdell Her wise words makes so much sense to me right now. Caring for my partner while he is recovering from open heart surgery has been a constant surrendering to the situation at hand and taking […]

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Common Sense and Beauty – Jane Goodall

I’ve been thinking much about how I want to go forward with my life. I have some pretty good ideas about what next – but not always the energy to carry through as consistently as I’d like. Jane Goodall has always been an inspiration to me – I think this video will be good for me to […]

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Kali Ma (and the Moon)

Astrologers are saying a lot of letting go with this Libra New Moon today – a closing of the lunar eclipse from the end of September. What was revealed to you that you can let go of now? “Don’t give a little bit and then take it back . . .” Make some space to […]

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Born on a Thursday #50 – Consciousness

Consciousness. Cracking open the world so that what once was can no longer be and always is. Just a brighter vision and a deeper darkness – an indelible pressing of fingers, lips, forehead. An indelible inkling of something more.

Consciousness, widespread and underlying. Under. Over. I feel myself almost wrapped around a rock, just wanting to send love and hold on to it. I am not falling, I am acknowledging. I am in a physical body; my body can hold the consciousness that expands outward to the cosmos. My body can express the cosmos. My body expresses and collects consciousness – from everything it experiences.

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Crown Openings

I feel like I could do this every hour today. Mind and heart – open, open, open. (trying)

This is one of my videos for opening the crown chakra from Writing the Energetic Body. I’m just starting to get warmed up.

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More Heart!

Also, remember to be kind to yourself, have courage, and be open to the world.

The only reason that we don’t open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don’t feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with. To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves, we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else’s eyes. – Pema Chodron

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Starting March 1st: Next Session of Writing the Energetic Body Online

Get ready to explore possibility, make (re)discoveries, release inhibition, and develop a writing practice.

Overview of the seven major chakras of the Hindu Chakra System:

1st Chakra – This is our entrance into the earthly plane, our right to be in the world. We will investigate issues surrounding survival and our “tribe”.
2nd Chakra – This is where we experience the power of relationships. We will plumb pleasure, sexuality, emotions, and the desire to create.
3rd Chakra – This is where we gain our sense of personal identity, power, and will. Who are you? What is your purpose?
4th Chakra – We will open to compassion, self-acceptance, and love.
5th Chakra – We will look at clear communication, self-expression, creativity and “Divine Will”. What happens when you speak your Truth?
6th Chakra – We will explore perception, clarity of vision, and psychic ability. How do you see the world? How does intuition and imagination expand your life experience?
7th Chakra – How do we understand the world? What is our connection to a Higher Power?

We will investigate thought as the seed of manifestation and how the energy of this “ethereal” chakra can be brought “down to earth”.

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