an invitation to reimagine

I’m receiving these reframings from Benjamin Henretig as a beautiful invitation to ground and support us in tending to our fears, anxiety and grief. May we find some peace, release (cry, scream, move energy through our bodies), relief, rest and wellness through this madness. 🙏🏾💜   Image Description: A list with the heading “Five Creative…

reclaiming rest

Naps on naps on naps! In this season of soul-tending, I’ve been relishing a slower pace and a quieter schedule where I can rest in the mundane. A key part in spinning down from the fullness of activities in previous months has been to recognize and accept that everyday doesn’t have to be purposeful or…

when + where we enter | weekend intensive

Originally posted on radical bodhicitta:
if there is no silence, there is no stillness. if there is no stillness, there is no insight. if there is no insight, there is no clarity. — tenzin priyadarshi — red cedar friends | 21 – 22 october 2017 —

how we sunday | yantra bouquet 

Love that this gorgeous bouquet serendipitously became the yantra for our meditation and contemplation: Turning toward the joy and magic of harvest — reaping and celebrating the abundance we’ve earned in the form of clarity, truth and authenticity, love with wisdom, trust and accountability. Thank you for these gifts, my friends!

on the dharma shelf | september 2017

when you value interfaith learning and being spiritually multilingual: Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies + the Justice of God by Kelly Brown Douglas Bearing Witness: A Zen Master’s Lessons in Making Peace by Bernie Glassman The 9 Arts of Spiritual Conversations by Mary Schaller + John Crilly Confession of a Buddhist Atheist by Stephen Batchelor

dirt + dharma | healing through transformation

a tree in transformation. some may see it as a premature sign of fall and lament the coming season of harvest. but this here is actually a sign of distress and, most importantly, of its inherent capacity for self-preservation by inducing its transformation in order to heal! its profound cellular wisdom illuminates the beauty in the…

for clear-seeing: “Love Your Body” | NOW Magazine

SHINING THE LIGHT In this season of resolution-making, NOW Toronto Magazine’s LOVE YOUR BODY issue cuts through the cacophony of guilt-and-shame-inducing messages with a photo-essay project featuring folks of different abilities, shapes, ethnicities, gender identities who are celebrating the realities of their bodies in naked glory and sharing personal stories of reconciling with their bodies!…

new year, new name, new site

dharma yoga arts will now be known as 3 Jewels Yoga ALL NEW POSTS WILL APPEAR ON THE NEW SITE + THIS WILL REMAIN AN ARCHIVE. PLEASE FOLLOW 3 JEWELS FOR THE LATEST MUSINGS ABOUT MOVEMENT + MINDFULNESS + MEDITATION! I offer my deepest gratitude to all who have supported + followed my journey as…