According to the ancient sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda, the cosmos and all creation, including our own selves are made up of five elements: earth, water, fire, air, and space. As in traditional Chinese or even ancient European and Greek medicine, by understanding these elements we can understand our selves […]
Here is another guided meditation for calling in compassion and unconditional love for your body. Just under a half hour, this recording offers a simple, grounded practice of connecting with breath and body. Offered via The Retreat Space, an online refuge where you can find resources for being human. https://www.theretreatspace.com/library/loving-the-body
When, what and how we eat (‘food’); how we exercise and the balance between sleep and waking (‘sleep’); plus how we use our creative energy and the quality of our relationships (‘sex’) are the three pillars of health.
Our bodies are intelligent creations of nature, equipped with the power to heal and be whole. When we connect deeply to our physical being, with heartfelt gratitude and appreciation, we support that healing power. This guided meditation will help you to sense and support your wholeness, and your connection with […]
Yoga nidra is a form of deep rest for body, mind, and Soul.
In the belly of the mother Groundhog Day is right around the corner. In ancient times this holiday was known as Imbolc, meaning ‘in the belly of the mother’. The seeds of life are germinating in her dark belly, waiting for the light of spring. The astrologically precise date of […]
The tension of the Cancer/Capricorn Eclipse season is between an old, control-based system of working, governing, and living (the dark side of Capricorn) and a new (and ancient) way of honoring our subtle senses, our intuition, our deep connection with the life force in every creation, and our innate natural wisdom.
Self-massage with oil, known as abhyanga in Ayurveda, is a wonderful practice for soothing the nervous system.
Fully inhabiting a body – occupying our selves – is a declaration of ownership, acceptance, and authority.
The Moon, Jupiter and Venus were strung across the southeast horizon as I began this post, just before sunrise. The Moon was, then, a tiny silver sliver, an “Old Moon”, ending the Sagittarius cycle begun in early December. Tonight, January 5th, 2019, the New Moon in Capricorn begins a new […]