Musings on the Heartspace from My Puget Sound Viewpoint

I’m writing this staring out the window into a beautiful Pacific North West bay, ancestral home of the Coast Salish peoples, colonized as Washington state. From every angle on this island the eye is captivated by water and mountains, and green space, rolling into the waves in an infinite dance of patterns and textures. Poppy-Jai is desperately attempting to get me to play with her, … Continue reading Musings on the Heartspace from My Puget Sound Viewpoint

2022 Summer Practice Series: Inhale Peace In, Exhale Peace Out

You are invited to join Justine Fanarof in person and virtually for our summer 2022 series, Practices for Resiliency in Times of Uncertainty. This summer’s practice will focuses on sustainable relational compassion practices for staying securely attached and somatically grounded in an uncertain world. We will look at and explore the following and more: What is compassion? How does compassion practice yield important benefits like … Continue reading 2022 Summer Practice Series: Inhale Peace In, Exhale Peace Out

Community

I was delighted to be a presenter today on women’s wellness for the City of Houston’s Department of Neighborhood’s A Month of Service (AMOS) virtual program. AMOS program partners include Neighborhood Recovery Community Development Corporation, Harris County Appraisal District, Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector’s Office, Houston Volunteer Lawyers, Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, Lone Star Legal … Continue reading Community

Tuesday evenings in May

I was invited by Laura Parker, my magical friend/neighbor, to participate in a Beltane celebration. We gathered at Anna’s beautiful farm outside of town, lay quilts down, practiced and shared healing arts, ate a beautiful potluck meal, and made flowers out of crowns. It was a meaningful gathering of like-hearted folx, and it was my first time teaching and sharing energy work in person since … Continue reading Tuesday evenings in May

Tuesday Evenings Mindfulness: Winter 2022 Series

Hello 2022–what a long, strange trip it continues to be. So, let’s gather on Tuesday evenings at 8PM Central for gentle movement, connection, and mindfulness practice. Winter series is from Tuesday, January 11, 2022 through Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Join for the series or drop-in as your schedule allows. GENTLE MOVEMENTMINDFULNESS OF BREATHSOMATIC MOVEMENTYOGA NIDRA MEDITATION Sessions are one hour, and will be recorded and … Continue reading Tuesday Evenings Mindfulness: Winter 2022 Series

8 week Mindfulness of Breath practice series

Our sangha will wrap up 2021 and move gently into 2022 together with an 8 week Mindfulness of Breath series. Course starts on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 6PM Pacific/ 8PM Central/9PM Eastern, meets weekly at that day and time, and goes through Tuesday, January 4, 2022. Join for the series or drop in depending on your schedule. All classes will be recorded and shared to … Continue reading 8 week Mindfulness of Breath practice series

Intro to Breathing & Meditation Course

Science tells us that a useful way to slow down, de-stress, and self-regulate is through extending the exhale. This month I’m offering a way to check in with your own tools of self-awareness, including self-regulation, through a four part Intro to Breathing & Meditation Course. We will meet on Zoom on four Thursdays, Sep. 9, 16, 23 & 30th from 6:00 – 7:15 PM Pacific/8:00 … Continue reading Intro to Breathing & Meditation Course