Claim your Sacred Pause your way

It’s the Sacred Pause time of the year, as we enter deep winter after the solstice and exhale after the holidays. Everywhere the invitation to reflect and gather ourselves, as we cross the threshold of a new year. My Sacred Pause time came unexpectedly early...

The phoenix in the hot flash

I recently heard Alexandra Pope, co-founder of the Red School say, “Menopause is a leadership program.” And I thought to myself, now ain’t THAT the truth. Whether you are approaching your meno-passage, deep in it, or on the other side, one thing is...

Be powered by pleasure, the wise woman way

In a meditative moment recently, I asked my soul self, “What does it mean to be a Wise Woman?’” The answer was clear and simple: A wise woman knows how to find her way home. That’s given me a lot to chew on. I’m curious what arises when you ask yourself...

The mysterious message I received

Deepak Chopra says that one of the symptoms of enlightenment is that “you encounter more and more meaningful coincidences in your life, more and more synchronicities. And this accelerates to the point where you actually experience the miraculous.” I have a...

When balance gets eclipsed

I remember walking out of my first yoga class 25 years ago knowing that something had changed for good. I knew that whatever that was, it was going to be a life-long practice for me. I learned how to do a headstand back then. To my surprise, I was able to pull one off...

🌸 Why your Shakti matters right now 🌸

This is our apple tree right now, raindrop-dappled blossoms floating to the ground with the spring breeze. And on the other side of the world, terror rains down on the people of Ukraine.I’m grappling with this impossible paradox. As I unfurl my yoga mat in a warm...