touching the earth: adopting a beloved park

Old Stomping Grounds, New Refuge As a child growing up in this Southside neighborhood, I have a lot of memories playing and swimming at Moores Park. In recent years, it has become a place of refuge where I’ve hosted free walking meditations at the labyrinth each spring and summer. This year, 3 Jewels Yoga has…

#ZenThanksgiving: A Prayer for Remembering

i move along a rain-soaked path pink tubular bodies stretch out in full prostration across my trail, beckoning: feel your heart into those feet, so every step blesses the earth. a few, once desiccated, now rehydrated, leave coiled graffiti-like impressions: life wuz here! keep it movin’! gravity relinquishes its pull on my body, offering it…

the sweetest spot between heaven + earth

      What a glorious day to kick off the Broad Art Museum’s second annual summer yoga series! I’m grateful to be a part of this community education program once again. Bring a friend + a yoga mat and join me in the Sculpture Garden for the next FREE class on Saturday, 6/27, at…

earth day celebration: touching the earth

The practice of Touching the Earth is to return to the Earth, to our roots, to our ancestors, and to recognize that we are not alone but connected to a whole stream of spiritual and blood ancestors. We are their continuation and with them, will continue into the future generations. We touch the earth to…

touching the earth: spring revival

whipping wind, conductor and choreographer. snow-bleached leaves lifted from the composting bed into a swirling tornado ballet. brittle and brown — some cracked with lacy veins of decomposition, some waxy-smooth and preserved. all, frenzied and alive. reanimated to dance upon the whistling breeze.