55+ hours in the studio is a considerable chunk of time to spend with a group of students and teachers. I am amazed, inspired by, and impressed with the structure of the workshop, the information, and the people of the NIA global community. After my white belt intensive, I was left with the feeling of setting the tone for consistent movement practice in my daily life. Since completing my blue belt, I've realized that my relationship with NIA and dance has blossomed into something that I have become more compelled to share with my friends and community resulting in wanting to teach more classes and creating a sacred studio space.Read More
We have spirit, yes we do. We have spirit, how about you?
We hear this cheer at almost every football and basketball game, but the question arises, "do we always have to be in a state of competition, even when we are expressing our spirit - our true nature?
It started with the Women's March on Washington. Now it is a worldwide event! As women across the US are organizing to gather for the women's marches throughout the week of January 16 - 22, we are amazed at how the world feels about equality for women. D.C. can't fit in all of the requests for bus parking and there are over 1,000,000 organized marches over this weekend worldwide - now that is what "showing up" is all about!Read More
I don't particularly care for the term "emotional roller coaster."
But I'm just getting off of one, so, it makes sense to me.
Especially the part where you're coming onto the home platform...of the ride, and realize you're about to go again. I don't ride roller coasters, and I know why.Read More
It's taken the last 8 months and two lifetimes to get to the launch of this website... Laurie and I joke that wisdom does not come cheap! It leads me to think about how many things that I have achieved and attempted to achieve that left me with the feeling of starting over or beginning again. Many women tell me that they want to change their story. I too, feel that - sometimes I choose to change my story, other times, I am forced to.Read More
How long has it been since you actually loved your body?
Guess what? You don't have to get naked, stand in a bright light, chant Shiva, Shiva, Shakti while sageing your vagina. Isn't that great news?! Here's the deal...Read More
Here's the thing about being in the mind realm. You must be a witness to your thoughts...be the observer. Ask your Self, "who's thinking that?" This is a very important practice so you can stop the emotional war on spirit. The mind is where the bullshit starts. The spirit suffers the casualties. Spirit wants to soar.Read More