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Jeffrey Epstein Cohorts

How Sex, Dad and Dance Woke Me Up! There have been many reports regarding sexual misconduct, sexual abuse, sex trafficking and pedophilia. Little commentary from these report’s share the actual experience beyond the victim/perpetrator dynamic. Jeffrey Epstein’s story is no exception. Even with the stream of young women who bravely confirmed his disgraceful schemes, the […]

How is Hutzpah Learned?

Where does your hutzpah come from? Dr. Ruth made a documentary about her story last year. Here’s my short-story! Years of childhood trauma taught me to be tough, and tension was its cohort. I believed strength was the capacity to endure hardship and pain––physical and emotional. And if I was tough enough the tension would […]

Single-Hood Suddenly Feels Like a Life Sentence!

But, it just as suddenly can change. My first weeks in isolation were uncharacteristic and dark. I mean, typically I’ve liked alone time. Thoughts about how long it would be before being touched, or touching another human being, cut like a knife. Hopeless loneliness creeped into every moment. My body was, and continues to be, […]

Practice Comfort

Doubts, about our future, tug at everyone’s nerves. But there is no room for self-doubt when so many of us need to create new avenues of income, and new avenues for connection. Some of you may feel no purpose to guide you; some of you live with no human, animal or plant that affirms your […]

Unseen Things that Collapse Your Chest

  The heart expresses its emotions through the characteristics of your chest muscles. Like a looking glass, everything from your joy to sorrow is visible through this physical transparency. When you cry sad tears your chest muscles collapse inward into the protection of your back. But when you cry tears of joy your chest muscles […]

Find Your Natural Posture

While learning posture’s subtle balance between surrendering and aligning, a student questioned, “shouldn’t good posture be natural––balancing attention between tension and strength is hard?!” I felt that his sentiment should be true, but my experience working with bodies showed otherwise. So I slept on it. (My go-to place when stumped!) As I laid down that […]