A fresh way at understanding why you might be burning yourself out, plus 10 ways you can cultivate safety and trust with do-it-yourself embodiment practices.
If we've ever had a conversation about the EMBODY dance class I teach, you may have heard me say something like this... "EMBODY is so awesome because in class you feel what it's like to be (confident, playful, in your power, feminine, sexy, your authentic self, etc) in your body, which means when you leave … Continue reading How your body is the best healing tool you have
“Have more fun.” That’s what came to me as I asked myself what I wanted for 2019. Fun, I can dig that. So as December drew to an end, scouring the internet for fun ways to kick off 2019, a New Year's Day 5K Fun Run showed up in search results. I considered joining in, … Continue reading How my new year’s day run was a revolutionary act of Fun
LISTEN TO THE AUDIO VERSION AND JOIN IN THE DANCE ON YOUTUBE When I was 5 years old, I would spend my late afternoons, that witching and waiting hour while mom was cooking dinner and dad was on his way home, dancing around my living room. I wasn’t dancing to cheesy 80's hits, or more … Continue reading A dedication to your 5 year-old Self
I’ve been feeling a lot lately. Between the unexpected passing of my father-in-law, other losses that friends are going through, the Kavanaugh - Ford hearing, the results, Trump’s response, the reactions from my social media family, the stories of women in my life who are speaking out about the abuse they have experienced, the stories … Continue reading Bumping up against pain and shame
Guess what? Next weekend marks the 1 year anniversary of when I taught my first EMBODY class. It was at the in-person weekend for the EMBODY teacher training in my hometown of NYC. I remember feeling 'all grown up'... returning to my physical home-land not just to visit friends and family per usual, or even … Continue reading What I forget to remember
Humans, we need to stop pushing through. Stop sticking to the plan, just for the plan’s sake. Stop packing our schedules to the point where we never have time to pause and tune in. Stop bull-dozing each other (and the planet) to push our agenda forward without considering the impact on the other. I had … Continue reading What if we’re running the wrong race?
Amoeba. That’s what the first half of this year felt like. Parts of my life were dropping like flies and I was left with just me. A single-celled 'me', without a defined shape, that could just about slink my way across the floor before it used up all its energy. Taking action, but not really clear … Continue reading Me, my yoga mat, and God
It’s the Little Girl inside me that holds my hand, looks up into my eyes, and starts pulling me towards all that life has to offer on the other side.
Our Warrior reminds us that strength lies in facing our darkness. Causing someone else pain does not heal our own. Healing only happens when we sit with our wounds.