Monthly Archives: June 2013

Expectations and Present Moment Consciousness

A week at home, settling in and simply being present in my normal routines, and then I hopped on a plane to speak here in Orlando, FL at the FSMTA convention. After having traveled so much over the last six weeks I packed in no time flat, planned to have extra time in Orlando last ... Read More

Creativity and the Muse

I was really stirred by Elizabeth Gilbert’s TED talk on creativity that I posted a few days ago.  It felt really true to how I experience my creativity. For me the process really has a collaborative feeling to it . Self-responsibility is important in terms of preparation of the ground for the seeds of creativity. ... Read More

Creative Genius and Life

Thanks to Deb Schneider-Murphy, my friend and colleague, this TED talk (by Elizabeth Gilbert of Eat, Pray, Love fame) arrived in my email Inbox just as I was landing back in my normal life here in Reston, VA. What a fabulous reminder to trust, keep your receiving buttons turned on, and do your practices that ... Read More

Being Present With Family

Until June 17th I am taking time with my family here in Berlin – to relax, play, and generally have time off from my life as usual! So I will be posting very little, if at all. Have a wonderful first half of June! And, enjoy!

Full Body Presence and Touch

As the Budapest workshop came to a close today, they were practicing the final exercise of bringing all of the skills they had learned about presence and energy, back into touch. It was sweet and wonderful to witness these 40 participants simply being present, with kindness and compassion, as they came back to touching each ... Read More

Blessings of the Heart

Third day of  the Budapest Full Body Presence: Grounding and Healthy Boundaries workshop (translated by the beautiful Orsi Gabriel). Each group I teach inspires me in a slightly different way. Some gatherings catalyze deep conversations about embodiment, others bring forth new ideas about healthy boundaries, others issues of relationship. This gathering of souls has deeply touched my heart. These ... Read More

Budapest the Beautiful

There is a reason why Budapest is called the Pearl of the Danube. This city and it’s people have won my heart. And, speaking of my heart, Alieza arrived Friday! The class began yesterday morning and we are off to a wonderful start. What a magnificent group they are!