We live our lives through physical and energetic lenses. My creative and intellectual approach to teaching and making is informed by deep embodiment. Once I realized I could apply a somatic strategy to writing, my experience of writing expanded in surprising, sensual, and delightful ways. I was so excited by this discovery, that I began […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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?Read More
I’ve been having a lot of fun working on the course videos for my upcoming workshop, Writing the Energetic Body. In this video I talk about the topics we’ll be looking at as we move through the chakras.Read More
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Time and again, I have seen how writing can be incredibly empowering. This winter, writing became one of the ways in which I was able to show care and love for my partner while he was going through the ordeal of open-heart surgery. One of the most comforting decisions we made was to write about his healing process on Caring Bridge. The writing was a lifeline for us — sharing broke up the isolation, exhaustion and anxiety that serious illness generates.
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Do you receive pleasure from your relationships? Are your relationships respectful? What is the power dynamic? Are there any relationships that you would like to deepen?Read More
Just as there are times on a winding walk when you can not the see the road ahead, so too will you lose visibility on your soul’s unfolding. . . If you can find solace in your surrendering to that groundlessness, there is a pleasure possible in this depth of not-knowing, where creativity can use […]Read More
How do you perceive the world? “Well I’m beginning to see the light.” ~ Lou Reed “There are as many styles of beauty as there are visions of happiness.” ~ Stendhal “What if this darkness is not the darkness of the tomb – but the darkness of the womb?” –Valarie Kaur “Turn off your mind, relax and […]Read More
5th Chakra (Visuddha): Power of Words, Power of Truth, Power of/for the Collective (hint – we are all connected). “There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr. “Written words can also […]Read More
Words from the Heart Chakra: “Did you really think that fear, hatred, violence and control freaks could achieve victory over love, forgiveness and creativity!?” – Geordie Numata, Deer Spirit Reiki “If I knew where the good songs came from, I’d go there more often.” ~ Leonard Cohen “I’m very fond of Jesus Christ. He may be […]Read More
svadhistana – the right to feel, the power of relationships “Happiness comes from between. It comes from getting the right relationship between yourself and others, yourself and your work, and yourself and something larger than yourself.” — Jonathan Haidt “Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos—the trees, the clouds, everything.”—Thích […]Read More