Music is Medicine

Image of Rachel, a white woman with gray hair playing a shruti box. A Celtic harp sits on the floor beside her.

Music is Medicine It is both so simple and yet so profound to use music as a support for the life/death transition. I play the Celtic harp and also use […]

Living In Love.

Mural on the side of a square building with shades of blue in the background and black block letters that read Love Out Loud

Living in Love Living in love Fear is so easily available to us. It is a primal response for survival. It can be helpful and inform and guide how we […]

MLK Day – Non-Violence & Yoga

Love Love is gravity, the primordial force of bonding that drives the ongoing  creation of the universe. Our liberation is bound together by natural and spiritual truths. Today, on the […]

Morning in Kathmandu: Peace & Devotion

Morning in Kathmandu     We rose before dawn. Roosters crowed and cows mooed as we walked in the brisk morning air through the green walled streets of Budhalinkantha. The […]

5 Practices to Open Your Heart

  Yesterday in our Yoga Class Curator Pilgrimage & Puja Community Practice, founder and teacher Susanna Barkataki led us in an inquiry around devotion. She referenced Yoga Sutra 1:39: Meditating on that which is […]

Presence

What is this thing called Presence? What comes to mind when you think of Presence? How do you know if you are experiencing Presence? It is a word heard often […]

Beltaine. Passion, Power & The Celtic Wheel

  Dolores Whelan, teacher of Celtic spiritual and wisdom traditions guides explorations of how ancient wisdom can form and shape values in which a new society can be formed. Joanna Macy, […]

Ahimsa & Satya. Fierce Tenderness

  Cancel culture cloaked in self righteousness is easy to access. It is this reactive, defensive mode that is readily available to most of us (including me for full transparency). […]

Holy Week 2023

Jesus wept. This is the shortest verse in the Bible. John 11, verse 35.    This is the story where Jesus is grieving due to the death of his friend […]