Classes

Movement sequences in my classes are designed to meet you where you are when you walk through the door. When investing in a class, you want practical information that is presented clearly so you leave with skills you can implement right away in daily life. More »

Individual Sessions

If there’s one thing all of my trainings have taught me it’s this: even though you might have a pain in your left knee, it’s really a systemic problem — your feet, hips, shoulders, etc. are in on it. More »

Tension & Trauma Releasing Exercises®

TRE® is wonderful for releasing deep, chronic tension. More »

Individual Sessions

One-to-one sessions are great opportunities to address your particular, individual situation. More »

 

Joyful Conduct

Joyful Conductor

You may have already seen this delightful YouTube video — a three-year old boy “conducting” a recording of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony. He’s so alive and joyful. Fully present. His whole self connected to the music.

The Pulse Test: Book Review

Pulse_Test_book_cover

Here’s a gem to add to your collection of tools for health. The author, Arthur Coca, MD, claims to have successfully treated the following symptoms as allergic: fatigue, high blood pressure, migraines, joint pain, sinusitis, skin eruptions, dizziness, heartburn, diabetes, depression, overweight, underweight, constipation, colitis, epilepsy and irritability.

How can this be?

Open Hand: my favorite mudra

Mudras are positions or gestures of the hands. In Yoga and various meditation traditions, mudras are used to settle the mind and calm the emotions. You may have seen statues of the Buddha or Asian deities with hands in very deliberate shapes. To the best of my knowledge, what I am going to share with you here is not a classical, traditional mudra. (If you know it and know a traditional name for it, please tell us in a comment.) I think of it as “Open Hand.”

Try this: Don’t move your hands. Pause for a moment to observe them.

Are your fingers curled or straight? Are the palms of your hands closed or open? Where are your thumbs in relation to your fingers?