Education, Guatemala, Hatha Yoga Practice, Living from the Heart, Traveling

Slow Flow Yoga & Writing Retreat: March 2020

Immerse yourself for a week in a safe space for growth and healing, surrounded by the spectacular beauty of nature and the potent energy of an established retreat center specializing in deep practice. Yogis of all shapes, sizes, experience levels and genders are invited. Slow flow doesn't necessarily mean easy, it means moving in a… Continue reading Slow Flow Yoga & Writing Retreat: March 2020

Living from the Heart, Michelle's Memoir, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story, Traveling

Life, Death & Turning 39

I'm turning 39 at the end of the month. 39 is not that old. 39 is ancient. It's all a matter of perspective. For whatever reason, I clearly remember my dad's 39th birthday. I remember the yellow light in the kitchen, the German Chocolate cake my mom baked from scratch, my brother and sister and… Continue reading Life, Death & Turning 39

Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, Poetry, The New Story, Traveling

Eternal Spring Cleaning

There's this sense I have arrived Silly, since there's actually no destination Silly, since arrival would be stagnation I am in a place that prior only existed in my mind, in daydreams and visions Utopia, no, simply birdsong and water, mountains and sky all around A heart-centered home of trees and green and cats and… Continue reading Eternal Spring Cleaning

Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Michelle's Memoir, Mindfulness, The New Story, Traveling

13 E – Reflections on the Journey

Today is 13 E in the Mayan calendar. E represents the path, the spiritual journey, the stepping stones of life and practice. 13 is the last number in the cycle, the day when the veil is said to be thinner between our mundane, everyday experience and the magical mystery of divine energy that animates the… Continue reading 13 E – Reflections on the Journey

Guatemala, Interbeing, Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, Traveling

7 Practices to Start Borrowing from Latin American Culture

I love Mexicans. My mom’s side of the family is Tex-Mex. They are a fun-loving, big-hearted, fierce and fabulous bunch of people. I also love Colombians, Guatemalans, Hondurans, El Salvadoreans, Nicaraguans, Costa Ricans, Panamanians, Ecuadorians, Peruvians, Chileans, Argentines, Uruguayans, Paraguayans, Belizeans, Bolivians, Cubans, Dominicans, Brazilians and Venezuelans–in other words, I love Latinxs! My life has… Continue reading 7 Practices to Start Borrowing from Latin American Culture

Living from the Heart, Mindfulness, Poetry, The New Story, Traveling

Remember This

Up before the sun, and now the sun has risen I am rooted, grounded, walking the line between content, complacent here Living the dream, returning to the nightmare Life is but a dream, the nightmare is the suffering and while so many are suffering no one can truly be free Time marches on, flies, keeps… Continue reading Remember This