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Tending To Arrows: RAIN Meditation

Tending to Arrows: RAIN Meditation

  • September 26, 2019

The following is an excerpt from an article written for 8 Limbs Yoga Centers. It’s been said that when the Buddha was asked what the difference was between folks on the path of waking up, and those not on the…

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What Spring Does With Cherry Trees

What Spring Does with Cherry Trees

  • March 24, 2019

“I want to do with you what spring does with cherry trees.” – Pablo Nerurda Mindfulness encourages us to bring present moment awareness to inner and outer sensory experiences. We're invited into a contactful relationship with the natural world, and…

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Calling In Supportive Presence

Calling in Supportive Presence

  • December 18, 2018

8 Limbs Yoga Centers recently invited me to write about ways we can call in supportive presence. This is an excerpt.  Click here to read the full, original piece. Here are four ways to call in and be replenished by…

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Heart-Warming Practices

Heart-Warming Practices

  • November 20, 2018

I recently contributed to 8 Limbs Yoga Centers month-long community inquiry, what warms you up? (Click here for my full, but brief, article.) Below are three simple, heart-warming practices I shared, along with a six-minute guided meditation. Upon waking, light…

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The Wisdom Of Autumn

The Wisdom of Autumn

  • October 16, 2018

Last month I went on silent retreat in the outskirts of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Most of our time (practice, meals...) was spent outdoors, welcoming fall in a deeply intimate manner. Inspired by this time just being with the subtle…

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Sitting With Discomfort

Sitting With Discomfort

  • March 20, 2018

I recently wrote an article for 8 Limbs Yoga Centers on why discomfort can feel so unsafe. Head here for the full piece which includes a 12-minute guided meditation. Keep reading below for an excerpt - five ways to support sitting…

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To Give And Receive Presence

To Give and Receive Presence

  • November 17, 2017

“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” – Simone Weil I write a monthly column for 8 Limbs Yoga Centers. This month my article speaks to a central theme that regularly comes up in both classes and coaching…

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Retreat Into Kindness

Retreat Into Kindness

  • November 13, 2017

“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” - Leonard Cohen Retreats hold a sacred place in my heart. My first mindfulness retreat was a daylong in Seattle. On this retreat we were given a particular…

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The Practice Of Retreating

The Practice of Retreating

  • November 7, 2017

The first time I signed up for a retreat, decades ago, I did so because it just seemed like a good thing to try. Today I view retreats as a non-negotiable part of my practice, and life. Recently I got…

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