Facing Grief

Originally published in the Sonoma Gazette, September 2016. My heart goes out to all those affected by recent tragedies, notably the recent car accidents taking lives. It is the ultimate heart break when one of our loved ones dies. How can we be with all this sorrow? In our culture, grieving is challenging, as the… Continue reading Facing Grief

Feeling from the Depths of Our Hearts

Originally published in the Sonoma Gazette, August 2016. My heart goes out to all those suffering from tragedy right now. Its a lot to process and reactions are strong, including anger and hate. What can we do to truly help change the situation we all now face? Its closer than you might think. Violence is often a result… Continue reading Feeling from the Depths of Our Hearts

I am that, too

When we deeply react negatively to an experience or a person, its always worth asking yourself, am I rejecting that same energy in myself? If there wasn’t a sore spot to poke, that person’s behavior, words, or actions might not bother us so much. We might not get engaged, roped in, caught up in having… Continue reading I am that, too

Healing the Ancestral Tree Whilst Healing Yourself

Today during a session with a client, he expressed having chronic back pain in part of his back. I asked him to close his eyes and feel into that part of his body, asking what the energy is, and he discovered it was the energy of “fear of the unknown” and a “deep sadness”.  We… Continue reading Healing the Ancestral Tree Whilst Healing Yourself

Primal Inheritances

Friday eve- Sunday, September 11-13, 2015 With Mardi Storm & Travis Wernet Mamalanda Retreat Center, Sebastopol, CA Join us for the first workshop in the series where we start at the beginning – well, an arbitrary start point on the long timeline of our soul – the moment before conception. What were you thinking? In… Continue reading Primal Inheritances

Creativity and Aging, spontaneous expression and healing (Guest Blog)

CREATIVITY AND AGING, SPIRIT – EMBODIMENT – TRANSFORMATION by Travis Wernet In a wonderful anthology exploring links between Carl Jung’s Analytical Psychology and growing old, much value is given to the practice of creativity as we age. In the section on “Successful Aging”, Lionel Corbett says, “Creativity can be a form of spiritual practice; it… Continue reading Creativity and Aging, spontaneous expression and healing (Guest Blog)

Awake! Breathwork Personal Growth Program begins January, 2014

I am pleased to announce the new Awake! Breathwork Program for 2014, with the first module beginning January 17th-19th, 2014: Opening to Greater Authenticity. This program is for personal growth and deepening of principles of how energy and conditioning work in the body, how to release and heal locked up energy and emotions, and shift… Continue reading Awake! Breathwork Personal Growth Program begins January, 2014