The Body Barometer

While I do bill myself as a somatic coach, I also operate with the understanding that we didn’t grow up knowing how to use our entire beings to be well in the world. The fact is that it’s not the mind alone that informs us of how we are. It’s the bodymind that exists in…

The Value of Neutrality

My most revelatory moments seem to come when I’m on a walk. The first time I truly embodied rapture, I was walking down a busy metropolitan street listening to music, and had to look down to see if my feet were still touching the earth. For a moment, I felt perfectly suspended between heaven and earth,…

Hishtavut, Revisited

An oldie, but still me.  It’s been an astonishing realization as of late that instead of moving with the chaos into more chaos of my own I am instead connecting more and more deeply with a neutral experience of myself and the world. This is the state that we know as equanimity.  Sometime mid last…

Oversharing on the Internet to Prove a Point

This was a text I sent out with my last email, so it’s a few weeks old. Gosh, what a whirlwind last three weeks. Today is the first day that I feel balanced, grounded, refreshed, and resourced, and I’m going to tell you why I’m sharing this with you. Often, when getting to know a…

Guided Self-Noticing

An Exercise in Tuning in to this Moment through the Body This is a technique I use to guide my clients into attuned connection with their bodies, bringing attention to the connection with the physical nature of the world around them. We end by focusing our attention between the eyes and tasking the mind to…