embodied practice: caring for ourselves + others

As sanghas around the globe are breathing deeply for our beloved Thây who is recovering from his recent hospitalization, I am remembering this beautiful practice that he teaches, which my dharma sister has shared with our community over the years: Second Body Practice.    

embodied practice: delighting in breath (cooling + calming)

I have found Kaki (Beak) breathing technique to be one of the simplest to teach, learn, and, most important, to make a regular part of my practice.  I use it to cool down my body when I’m running or practicing an energizing yoga sequence, to quiet and center my mind while meditating or when a task…

#ForAFutureToBePossible: Voter Lookup

Here I borrow the title of Thich Nhat Hanh’s book as a reminder of the power of each vote holds and its impact–near, far, and wide into the future. As we arrive at the voting booth tomorrow, may we all pause to reflect on the history we have inherited from past political actions (invested as they are with our…