This nourishing class will incorporate study of body structure, basic biomechanics, traditional asanas with Iyengar Yoga sensibility, vinyasa flow, breath work and meditation, and playful movement improvisations.Read More
The gestation period for my book began years before I got pregnant with my human baby (who is 15 months old as I write this).
The Stack Your Bones lessons developed in my Structural Integration studio starting in 2007. I would select and offer whichever teaching seemed relevant to the person standing in front of me. I would pull from the methods I've studied: Dr. Ida Rolf's Structural Integration, Iyengar Yoga, the Feldenkrais Method, the Alexander Technique, Voice Dialogue, and Continuum Movement. Or, I'd invent something new.
The "homework" I created for clients became the signature of my practice. "I heard you give people stuff to do at home." Yes, that's me. And now, I am thrilled to offer that "stuff" to a wider audience.Read More
Can we engage in refinement without cutting off from our wild roots?
Not too animal, not too civilized. Just the right amount of both.
Feel into this paradox of getting more wild and more refined at the same timeRead More
The point I would like to make here is about APPROPRIATENESS. If your sternum is already lifted, you don't need to lift it, even if the teacher says so. This is where discernment comes in. Hear something, and then ask yourself, does this apply to me, and if so, how much?Read More
If I could create a Care Bear Stare from the backside, I would.
Heart opening doesn't always have to be an externalized frontward projection from the chest. Opening the back of the heart and filling the back of the heart with prana has a different vibe. I find that opening the back of the heart in movement (utilizing visualization and breath) generates a space of contemplative, loving, peaceful introversion.Read More