UPDATED AUDIO* Presence In Times of Joy and Grief

*Oops! The version of this post published May 29th included an incomplete recording of the interview with John Matthew Upledger. It’s not 12 minutes long – it’s a full 64 minutes! I’ve updated this post with the full interview. Enjoy! Every Memorial Day, I give deep gratitude to all our military and those who support ... Read More

Bone Deep Clarity and Stillness Can Steady Us

The following is a moving and inspiring piece written by Clarissa Pinkola Estes. I loved it. And, I was heartened by her reference to what I call the wisdom of our bones. As you read notice how many times she speaks about how to remain clear and strong in stormy times by returning to our bones. ... Read More

Our Presence in Connection – and Longevity

What Colby Itkowitz at The Washington Post writes about this TED.com talk – and the talk itself – is right in line with all that has occurred in this last week in Iceland. This was sent to me by my long time friend, Kari Uman. We have sat in a circle of women together for ... Read More

Presence in Iceland

Map of Iceland – coming alive! This beautiful artwork on the wall of the inn where I am staying conveys the magic I feel in this incredible country. You can see the presence!

Northern Lights Inn – Presence Tour Continues

The magic of my trip has extended into the actual hotel we are all staying in. On the wall in my room I found this written intention. I felt myself, my presence, my ease expand naturally as I read this.  Thinking of how we live our lives and the intention we set for ourselves and ... Read More

The World Wide Presence Tour is in Iceland!

Day 2 of my arrival in Iceland and the World Wide Presence Tour continues – we spent the morning in warm camaraderie with my fellow CST instructors – it is SO rarely that we all get to gather in one place. I LOVE this community…it is my original tribe and I love being here. So we ... Read More

Valuable Documentary Available for Free This Weekend Only

This weekend has been so full that I forgot to post this blog until just now, 3pm on Sunday. I have been watching a documentary on auto-immune issues and health put together by Dr. Izabella Wentz. The primary focus is on the auto-immune issue called Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (which I have had for many years, thus ... Read More

CS Immune System Class in Sydney

The World Wide Presence Tour – Down Under Chapter – is coming to a close today and I have deep gratitude to everyone who was a part of it. The most recent participants were a fabulous group of CranioSacral students here is Sydney. We had such a wonderful time together. I am leaving feeling full of ... Read More

Presence and Mardi Gras

The World Wide Presence Tour continues even as Mardi Gras arrives in Sydney – honestly I had no idea we were going to be here at Mardi Gras!Here I am professing my innocence with the riot control police of Sydney – as you can see they are a fierce and scary bunch of guys…they were probably needed later ... Read More

Presence Qualities – The Tour Continues

After writing my last blog I realized that we had shifted gears here in Sydney and we were in the phase of our World Wide Presence Tour where we were doing what I love – practicing and sharing CranioSacral therapy. Two days ago we did four CST multiple hands on sessions in a row and left ... Read More