embodying privilege + risk: the stakes is high

Some folks may not quite understand why the stakes are so high for me and those I love. I am aware of my privileges: I am educated. I attended a private boarding school and a private university where I earned both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree. I am a U.S-born person whose 1st language…

embodied practice: the magic of mellowing out

Last Monday afternoon, I sprained my ankle. So, instead of teaching, I spent a couple of hours mellowing out in the ER. For my trouble, I returned home to witness this milestone: my 4-year-old son riding his bike without training wheels for the first time (and after only one previous practice with me)! A little…