Reclaim

I have come to believe that when you find yourself searching for something to make you feel whole—be it a relationship or a new toy—what you may be looking for is your soul. The loss or disconnect from your soul can feel like an overwhelming emptiness, a disorientation, or even depression. In all cases, when…

New Journey

Whenever I find myself embarking along a new journey or beginning a new project I ask myself a series of questions to help me focus my mind and stay on course. Here are some of the questions I ask: What is my ultimate goal or what am I trying to accomplish? Why is this important?…

Internal or External

Our body is designed to entrain with its environment, but it actually has two environments to draw from—your external environment (the people, places and things outside and around you) and your internal environment—your authentic self. When you are in a calm, and balanced environment it is easy to restore and maintain balance in your body…

How Different

Many years ago, actually many decades ago I had a life changing experience. I was standing on the corner of Fillmore and Jackson in San Francisco, CA waiting to take a bus down to the financial district where I taught a movement class. At the time I was in my late twenties. I am not…

Wholeness

What is more important? –The individual or the whole? How can we create a whole and just society if we don’t encourage development and inclusion of the whole individual? Our children face a far different world then we faced when we were their age. By the time a child is eighteen years old, he or…

Catching the Current

The vulture is not a very attractive bird when it is just sitting on a roost, but I think the sight of a large vulture soaring effortlessly through the sky is magnificent and inspiring. With a body length of about two feet and a wingspan of six feet, this bird’s breathtaking and soul stirring presence…

Destination

  Do you live in the moment? Or are you perpetually focused on your next destination or accomplishment? Do you believe that when you get to a certain place you will be happy, but you are unable to be happy now? If you have answered yes, then you may be suffering from a condition called…

Wood or Clay

When I began my artistic career as a Sculptor my main media was either wood or clay, for two very distinct… When I began my artistic career, as a Sculptor my main media was either wood or clay, for two very distinct reasons. The pattern and integrity of the wood grain required that I include…

Meditation

When my children were very young, like many working mothers, I didn’t… Wholeness and your connection to your authentic self always exist within you, but when you become stressed that inner clarity can become clouded leaving you feeling unhappy, lost, and unsure of yourself. When this happens it is time to stop, quiet your mind,…

Trust, Respect and Learning

Today I would like to tell you a story about Trust, Respect and Learning… I read an article when my son was an infant that changed my life. The article said there is no such thing as a perfect parent. In fact being a perfect parent, i.e. never making a mistake, was not a good…