On & Off the Mat

Experiments, Successes, and Lessons

 

Cosmic Resonance 04

Session 4: Moon in Aries- connecting to our wisdom & courage “Cosmic Resonance” is a meditative audio session, based on astrological transits, which combines journaling, mindfulness meditation, & mantra. Stand in your strength.  ... read more

Ishtar At The Gates

On my knees, I prayed. If somehow he could remember who he was, I searched, then everything would be right again. He would know that I loved him; that he was worthy of love; worthy of heaven, even if not with me. It was a desperate plea lost in the cavernous underground.

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Cosmic Resonance 03

Session 3: Capricorn Moon & Chiron Retrograde “Cosmic Resonance” is a meditative audio session, based on astrological transits, which combines journaling, mindfulness meditation, & mantra. The only way is through. Cosmic Resonance... read more

Japa Mala: Finding Your Voice

There was a time, not too long ago, I felt unheard. My true voice was not present during any interaction, and therefore my life had gone right off the rails; carried away by the rush of wants and needs of others. I’d been floating for a while, or so I thought.... read more

Cosmic Resonance 02

Session Two: Libra New Moon & Venus Retrograde This is an audio meditation practice, based on astrological transits, which combines sound healing, mindfulness meditation, & mantra. . Trying to find harmony in your relationships?... read more

Making Peace With Church

Every morning at 5a my alarm rings and I make my way to my meditation cushion. At least, that’s what I would like to happen. What actually happens, more often than not, is at 5a my alarm rings, my body says ‘no’ and I hit snooze for another forty... read more

Cosmic Resonance 01

Session One: Venus Retrograde This is an audio meditation practice, based on astrological transits, which combines sound healing, mindfulness meditation, & mantra. . Ready for VenusRx?... read more

Super Simple Detox Tonic

This morning, I sweat through my entire two-hour yoga practice. And not a ‘normal’ sweat- like that oily, gross, sweat. My practice wasn’t pretty either, nor was my bloated stomach. The entire practice felt like I was using someone else’s body.... read more

Mindful Child, Mindful Adult

We were cramped in a school hallway; yoga mats spread in a haphazard sun shape; a dizzying array of bright colors- eight elementary school boys and girls, and me. We held hands and Om’d, just as we did at the end of every Tuesday’s yoga class. The... read more

Composting Made Fun

Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment. Compost is a key ingredient in organic farming. – Wikipedia Sounds involved, doesn’t it? It seams that it may require special equipment, explicit knowledge,... read more