Guatemala, New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story

Namaste, 2017!

Life is ever brimming with challenges, sadness, joy, surprises, togetherness, alone-time, emotion, work, play, love and learning. Comedy, tragedy and everything overlapping in between. Walking the path of beauty means making the choice to live in a way that fulfills you.... the deepest, truest, clearest version of you. When we embody the best version of… Continue reading Namaste, 2017!

The New Story


Full moon intensity anxiety fulfillment Journey coming to an end Except there is no journey and no end Bubble baths pampering appreciation Playgrounds across North America Slides swings metal plastic then and now Leaves falling trees standing swaying Interpreting swirls in pumpkin chai lattes Bundling up stripping down East west north south above below Center… Continue reading Lunation

Poetry, wisdom quotes

Happy New Day

Life is broken down into made up of years months weeks days hours minutes seconds moments The task goal point meaning of Life is to live each one of them fully, openly, heartily Moments are Life This moment is living This moment is what it is And it is also in movement The movement of… Continue reading Happy New Day

Michelle's Memoir, Relating

When I get that feeling, I want sexual healing!

I must admit it kind of freaks me out to have written and published this, but I'm reading two books simultaneously about the yoga of intimacy and sexuality and so I got inspired. Sex is something we are ashamed of as a society. The more that people can talk and write and read about sex… Continue reading When I get that feeling, I want sexual healing!

Hatha Yoga Practice, Mindfulness

What Yoga Isn’t.

Originally published on elephant journal. “Yoga is the mere or sheer participation in the wonder of Life as it is already perfectly given.” ~ Mark Whitwell, Yoga of Heart The word “yoga” has become popular, mainstream and confused. The question for today is: are we practicing actual yoga? Or are we making our yoga yet… Continue reading What Yoga Isn’t.

New Paradigm in Practice, The New Story

24 Inspiring Quotes on Learning to Change Your Mindset

“The primary goal of real education is not to deliver facts but to guide students to the truths that will allow them to take responsibility for their lives.” ~John Taylor Gatto, A Different Kind of Teacher: Solving the Crisis of American Schooling "Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into… Continue reading 24 Inspiring Quotes on Learning to Change Your Mindset