Tag Archives: flow

Self Care through Natural Rhythms

Self care is never a selfish act – it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others. Anytime we can listen to true self, and give it the care it requires, we do so not only for ourselves, but for the many others […]

Awaken Your Elemental Self: Essential Oils and Your Yoga Practice

“We embody all the elements: earth, air, fire, water, space.  Through this we are the living embodiment of all of existence.”  – Anne Van de Water, Yoga Instructor.   Essential oils, used in association with yoga, can awaken our connection to the five elements and help us embody our true nature. By fully connecting to […]

Release and Surrender

Fluent I would love to live Like a river flows, Carried by the surprise Of its own unfolding. ~ John O’Donohue~ In our Healing Circles, of the five elements, the element that represents Autumn is water.  What are the qualities of water?  Water surrenders to its surroundings.  It does not resist. Sometimes in turmoil and […]

Window to the Soul: Qi Gong and Tai Chi

This last week I had the honor to co-facilitated a Courage to Lead retreat for non-profit leaders with Ruth Forman and Ken Saxon.  Ruth is both a successful poet and a Qi Gong and Tai Chi Master.  Ken and I invited Ruth to co-facilitate and offer movement as a window to the voice of our […]