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Saying Goodbye to the Bay Area

I want to tell you a story about listening to the call. About listening to that inner voice that nudges you to go a different way or to make a life changing decision. You know, that voice that asks you do something that is scary as hell, and you resist, and fight, but in the end, you know is right?...

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We Are Missing Everything

WE ARE MISSING EVERYTHING Yesterday I felt a deep calling to go out in nature. I’ve been going through a lot lately, not sleeping well, and my nervous system has been on the rocks. In an effort to calm myself down, I got quiet, listened to my body, and asked what I truly need to ground…. My body whispered to me,...

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A Life Changing Decision about the Future of The Practice

I am writing to you under the light of the full moon on the Spring Equinox. We are moving into the light, and the moon is dawning. The air is fresh from light rain, new buds are blossoming on the trees in my yard, and each breath I take is a reminder that life is full of new beginnings, deaths...

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Stop Doing Yoga Like a Man

Before I say anything, I want to preface this with the fact that I love both yoga and men. All kinds of each actually. ;) So, this email isn’t to knock yoga or men, but after teaching yoga for 17 years, I’ve noticed something that I can’t be quiet about anymore. We need to stop doing yoga like men. Here’s the thing....

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Can I be direct with you?

I’m going to be direct with you tonight. I've been thinking a ton about my mom lately because we are coming up on the twelfth anniversary of her passing. She died of breast cancer at only 56 years old. About a year before she passed away, she was going to be starting chemo and knew that meant losing her hair. I went...

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Creating Space

Are you longing to slow down, to feel less overwhelmed, to find calm amidst the chaos? Have you been moving incredibly fast, hustling, driving around all day, trying to keep up with the pace of everyone else, striving to be the perfect wife, mom, and co-worker (or at least to create the illusion of being perfect)? Are you working as hard...

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Thank you.

Thank you. Thank you for the gifts, all of them—the messy, the beautiful, and especially the hard. Thank you to my children who wake up each morning eager to play, to laugh, and to face the world. You remind me to not give up. I am because you are. Thank you to my sisters who sit with me in my darkest moments, who...

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Announcing The Practice Sacred Leadership Training

I am thrilled to announce The Practice Sacred Leadership Training. An intimate 6-month immersion into the teachings and philosophy of The Practice® – a combination of sacred circle, feminine leadership, and embodiment.    This program is my heart and soul and the deepest expression of all the magic of The Practice. We start late January, 2019.   The details are all here! www.thepracticeforwomen.com/training   I am calling in...

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We weren’t meant to live like this.

I just got back from a women's spiritual retreat in Massachusettes. I stayed on my friend's land, where I woke up to this incredible view. She has a home surrounded by trees, and forest, and a small lake with a whispering river. The top of the lake was just starting to crystallize with ice. The air was cold and fresh...

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She Let Go

Today is my mom's birthday. She would have been 67-years-old. She's been gone now for almost 11 years, but time is not linear. This is the story of her 50th birthday, and the first time I truly saw my mother. This is the story of a woman finally letting go of everything that ever held her back. This moment lives...

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