This part can be tricky. My 'No' is usually highly activated, full of anger, disappointment, hurt, and fear. It's hard to stay connected to my center and my power when I want to express No: mostly because I'm afraid of rejection.... will my No be accepted? And also the fear of the other person's reaction... … Continue reading Embodying your No… First steps out of fear and into Love
A bomb went off in my life recently; all because of one word: No. I’ve avoided saying No for most of my life. I was afraid that it would create conflict, make me look selfish, and I thought the right thing to do was to go along with what the other party wanted. Obedience was … Continue reading Sometimes ‘No’ Feels like Sh*t
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
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.
This is the first of a 3-part series, in my personal exploration of the feminine archetypes that shape Embody. Embody invites us to embrace our Sensual Siren, our Warrior Queen and our Little Girl. My sensual, strength, and silly. My pleasure, power, and playfulness. My beauty, bold, and bliss. These are parts of myself that … Continue reading Embody Part 1: Embracing your Sensuality
We were sitting on the floor in a circle, the sweat slowly drying on our warm bodies, now limber from 57 minutes of moving to music (some call that dancing). “I think I found a new addiction… JOY!”, she said. This was her first Embody class, and she had found her Joy. I sat there … Continue reading Addicted to Joy