TrailBlazers Launch

We’re so thrilled to have launched the pilot session of our new walk-to-run program TrailBlazers last Monday! The day began stormily with hourly forecasts that nerve-wrackingly shifted bouts of rain to land before, during or after our scheduled meetup time. Alas, finger-crossing and fervent hoping prevailed (despite the afternoon flash flooding around town)! The skies calmed,…

moving in the spirit of self-love

Health is not an optimal way to make physical activity relevant and compelling enough for most people to prioritize in their hectic lives…We should count any and every opportunity to move that exists in the space of our lives as valid movement worth doing. ~ Dr. Michelle Segar I taught group fitness classes in an…

walking the labyrinth: final practices of the season

It’s been another lovely season of BIG SKY MIND: Walking The Labyrinth! Join us for the last two official practices of the year. Sundays, August 16 + September 20 11 AM – 12 PM Moores Park FALL SCHEDULE PREVIEW: Sitting meditation at Heartdance Studio will resume on select Sundays in October.

#StraightOutta…The Archives

I have vivid memories of the kids in my South Lansing neighborhood emulating our favorite West Coast rappers — we even dubbed ourselves “the Cooper Street Posse” in homage. Years later, at high school, their music was a contagion. Whether in the girls’ dorms or the academic hall of the prestigious suburban-Detroit boarding school I attended,…

beginning anew: cartwheels, chocolate cake + a clear path

In honor of my birthday on August 4th, I vowed to spend time enjoying the people and activities I love: special meals with family; a mini-ice cream party with my son, nieces, and nephew; walking the labyrinth; a midnight birthday meditation; hitting the trail for a run; waking up at 4:30 AM to share my…