When opposite actions in the body embrace in a dynamic, animate conversation, we reside in balance -- and wholeness. Oftentimes, one aspect of our being is over-developed or in excess and a counter-opposing aspect is under-developed or lacking. We each embody a personal collective of these imbalances or fragments in posture, body structure, the prana body and the emotional body.Read 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
The heart of embodied practice lies in the richness of insight and experience in ones' solitude... and then how one applies that richness in his/her life.
In this spirit, I'd like to take a moment to honor and thank the great teachers of body, movement, meditation, and yoga who may not be recognized in the external "industry," but who share from the depths of their own rich solitudes and are weaving bright colors into the behind-the-scenes tapestry of awake-ness in the world today.Read More