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

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

Receiving Support vs. Being Self Directed

These are not mutually exclusive! I so often come across people who have said to me “I’ve done a lot of work on myself” and are no longer receiving outside support. They have tools, abilities to navigate many situations that come up. Maybe even supporting other people as healers, using these same tools. So they… Continue reading Receiving Support vs. Being Self Directed

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)

Why be Creative?

Have you ever thought to yourself “I’m not creative” or, “I’m creative!” and thought perhaps some people are, and some people aren’t? What is the big deal about taking a workshop to learn to be more creative? I hope to dispel some myths here, and in my upcoming playshop. The reality is, we are all… Continue reading Why be Creative?

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

Listening to My Own Inner Teacher

Today, we are so lucky – there is an amazing cornucopia of spiritual teachers, paths to enlightenment, healing modalities and personal development programs out there. It is an amazing sign of our times – I am thankful for every new yoga studio and life coach I see cropping up, as that shows there is real… Continue reading Listening to My Own Inner Teacher