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Summer I Practice Series: Somatic Mindfulness Somatic Intelligence

This summer we will move deeper into our ongoing study of somatic mindfulness with a seven part series using Lama Willa Baker’s beautiful book The Wakeful Body, Somatic Mindfulness as a Path to Freedom as our practice text. Look forward to a deepening somatic intelligence and learning practices that set and end your day with intention and awareness. Seven Tuesdays in June & July 2023 … Continue reading Summer I Practice Series: Somatic Mindfulness Somatic Intelligence

Spring II Practice Series

I am about to embark on an epic drive down the California coast from Berkeley to Ojai. Word on the street is there’s a wildflower super bloom and I’m here for it. In the spirit of travel, adventure, gratitude, and freedom I humbly offer an opportunity to join the sangha for Spring II Practice series, a yoga and meditation journey to cultivate balanced, grounded, loving … Continue reading Spring II Practice Series

Rosh Chodesh Nissan—An Ancient Astrological Acknowledgement

This evening is Rosh Chodesh Nissan—the start of the Jewish lunar new year calendar cycle. Not to be confused with the other new years celebrated in Judaism (we have 4, including Rosh Hashanah). This Rosh Chodesh (lunar new month) aligns with the movement of the moon, an ancient astrological acknowledgement of the movement of Earth’s seasons. We follow the light of the spring equinox, a … Continue reading Rosh Chodesh Nissan—An Ancient Astrological Acknowledgement

International Women’s Day

A poem I wrote today to honor, celebrate & acknowledge women today and every day. Slay Sisters by Justine Fanarof Slay sistersSlayWith our wisdom, beauty, compassionAnd peaceSlay with our heartsSlay with our mindsSlay with our bodiesYes our bodies belong only to us! Slay to save the earthSlay to save ourselves Slay the forces of patriarchal misogyny that keep us collectively subjugatedSlay for our sisters whose … Continue reading International Women’s Day

Winter Practice Series

Winter Practice Series: Bodysensing & Breathsensing: Practices to Nourish Your Nervous System Tuesday, December 6, 2022 -Tuesday, January 31, 2023 One hour weekly sessions include: -an overview of regulation, rest, and the nervous system -gentle, somatic movement -guided meditations -introductions to and practices such as yoga nidra meditation with breathwork, progressive muscle relaxation, autogenics (a method of producing profound relaxation and healing through mental suggestion), … Continue reading Winter Practice Series


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

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