MUSINGS FOUND FROM LONG AGO... …I woke this morning with the realization that what I do is dip intentionally into the limbic reptilian brain. The flow is not just an upward motion into reflection, which for many assumes that reflection is the best place to be…. but to honor the animal and … [Read more...] about Honoring Our Reptilian Brain by Bowing Down
Migrating, adapting, transforming are natural processes of being alive. Turmoil: something every species experiences. From galaxies to quarks all living and nonliving forms change. What if disruption, devastation and even suffering are simply a natural part of planetary … [Read more...] about TRAUMA: CAN IT TRANSFORM OUR CONSCIOUSNESS?
When our life force becomes all bound up, it can become a stranglehold on our deepest longings and creativity, smothering our human potential. Early this spring I brought home a young fig tree. Here in the heartlands, spring is the very best time to transplant a plotted plant. The spring … [Read more...] about POTBOUND ~ Life force bound up becomes a stranglehold
Recently while watching a dad carry his crying 2-year-old son through the airport, I heard him telling this small child to “stop it." Sensing this dad’s frustration, I felt his threatening tone reverberating through my own body. This raised some important questions: what does it really take … [Read more...] about R A G E…Fear & Psoas
I recently taught a zoom class for women titled “Race & Body: Dissolving Whiteness in Core Expression.” I have this belief that sensory explorations can dissolve the dissonance and unintended power over gestures that are being underscored in our society and which are often embodied in our … [Read more...] about Coming to Our Senses as White Women
Shortly after completing my final manuscript of Stalking Wild Psoas: Embodying Your Core Intelligence, a book that focuses on rewilding psoas by changing the language of body from object to living process, I came across My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts … [Read more...] about Moving Whiteness: Re-Wilding Our Animal Body