A Collective Spell

On the final day of our recent 'Remembering & Belonging Retreat' we created a collective spell* of our intentions, prayers, hopes, gratitudes and commitments to action. And at our closing circle I wove together everyone's contributions to form a powerful invocation. The word Spell means to create an enchantment by speaking something out loud. And [...]

Music To Move To (Spotify Playlist)

From a 'Rebel Movement' workshop we facilitated at the Remembering and Belonging Retreat 2019. Many of us have a tendency to get stuck in habitual movement, or how we think dancing should look like, or feeling like we need someone else to tell us how to move. Our Rebel Movement workshops shake all that loose! [...]

Freedom Through Movement

In the dark, there is nowhere to go but inward. And when we turn into the dark we see things that otherwise would have been out of view. Our sight adjusts, if you will.  What do we see when we explore the edges of ourselves? Who are we? What are we? Of what is this [...]

The Art of Forest Bathing

Life is intense. Beautiful, scary, heartbreaking, mundane, devastating. In constant flux. From an early age I understood on some deep level that I required regular immersion in the natural world without distraction. It is as important to my health as the food I consume and the movement I take. When my mind is racing and [...]

PRACTICING JOY IN THE APOCALYPSE

The title for this blog came to me as a joke I was telling myself as I was wandering the streets of Sydney (prime thinking time). My train of thought was that this could be the next big thing in the self-help book genre. Humanity has faced global crises before, such as the Cold War [...]