We'll get together, sit in a circle, breathe and stretch our bodies and imaginations. We'll share sacred space in this magical, mystical Mayan heartland. We'll write and let our streams of consciousness flow. We'll consume delicious, healthy, love-filled foods and drinks. We'll gather for ceremony, for practice, for synergy, for personal and collective growth and… Continue reading Fall Yoga & Writing Retreat!
Yoga, meditation, chakra chanting, journaling, ceremony & community! AUGUST 12-16 Villa Sumaya on Lake Atitlan is the perfect space for healing, growing and incubating dreams. Walking the path of beauty, we are ever grateful to the magic miracle of life happening now. We realize that every moment we have the choice to open, expand, heal… Continue reading Join me for a yoga retreat this summer.
Yoga has altered my life, for the better, for more than two decades. I've been teaching for the past sixteen years. I've also been writing pretty much since I can remember. Diaries, journals, blogs, poems, essays, articles. So I'm beyond thrilled to be offering a few weekend retreats in August & September that are all… Continue reading The Path of Beauty: Yoga & Writing Weekend Retreats
Wake up well before dawn. Set an alarm, just in case. I don't want to miss a moment of the five a.m. sadhana. Under the veil of darkness, stroll along the starlit, lapping lake to the candlelit temple where White Tara beams down upon us all every day and night. Location: Sumaya, which means "a… Continue reading The Poetry of Retreat
Retreat at Lake Atitlan, one of the world’s most beautiful lakes, surrounded by lush flora and fauna, colorful Mayan villages and three volcanoes. Here are eight great reasons for us to create the time and space in our lives for retreat, whether it be a single morning of silence in our own backyard or a… Continue reading Summer 2017 Weekend Retreats @ Lake Atitlan
Women, liberals, reasonable people. Our collective heart is broken. When we look at the world, the nation and our society as a whole, it is obviously broken. What can be done? How can we take action at the personal, family and neighborhood levels in order to cultivate awareness, compassion, understanding, and ultimately, peace? I don’t know. Maybe… Continue reading Perhaps You Need a Little Feminist Poetry