Dropping Keys

Close to Your Soul HafizDuring one stage of my yoga teacher training, I once had an up-close and personal class with Donna Farhi, a wise and well-known teacher’s teacher and published author from Australia.  Though she is widely celebrated for her many books on the asanas (yoga postures), this session was more of a dialogue and mentorship talk about the role of a teacher.

Her key message was, “Send your students on errands.”   At first her meaning was unclear, and then I understood – and continue to more and more as the years go on… Continue reading

Front Door Redoux … And A Giant Lion’s Head

Front Door BeforeEver since we moved into our house, I have wanted to re-paint the front door.  More importantly, I was eager to replace the door knocker, which was personalized with the last name of the original owners – who owned the house before the people we bought it from – and who  themselves were here several years. Like many things in the home, most elements of the decor (down to the lightbulbs… ;) were left as-is since those original owners before, so there has been MUCH updating to do.  The energy of this house needed to be refreshed, STAT – starting here! Continue reading

Video: Creating a Serene Space for Meditation

Snapshot 1 (10-29-2015 2-21 PM)Well, it’s been a busy, busy time here, as in addition to all the usual home projects and, of course, my number one priority of tending to the Mighty O, I’ve been working on getting everything stocked into my new online vintage clothing shop ANNNDD preparing for the launch of my new online studio, which has been on the back burner for ohhhh…… about 6 years now. ;) Continue reading

Inspiring Light

cropped-Stars-jar-e14390884354205.jpgThe inspiration for this site is just that… inspiration! The light in every day, the light in each of us, and the light of all Creation constantly creating!  Here, my humble home projects are how that manifests – and in my work outside the home, it’s in teaching yoga, meditation, and spirituality, among other healing techniques.

There’s a lot of intersection – though sometimes it may not seem so, if you boil it down to simply whipping up a batch of homemade detergent or shabbying up a cabinet. ;)  Though if there’s one thing we learn in the practice of yoga and meditation, it’s that spirit is to be found in all things – all beings, and all activities – from the most holy to the most mundane – and in each moment.

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