On Meditation and Making Space

On Meditation and Making Space

One of the conversations I’ve been having quite frequently of late is about meditation. Many of my clients, friends, and kids (I use the term loosely, as I have several 20-somethings who call me “Ma”) hear about the benefits of meditation, but they...

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The Deep Yin of Winter

The Deep Yin of Winter

For the past 23 years my family has marked the Winter Solstice with our own ritual, which I will hereby relate. When the natural light fades on the Solstice Eve, we refrain from turning any electric lights on in the house, including the Christmas tree and other...

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Immune-Boosting Protocol for Winter

Here is an Immune-Boosting Protocol for Winter Flu Season that we are offering here at our office.  The combination of energy medicine, massage, and essential oils give the lymphatic system a good clearing, making it better able to respond to the virus's that you may...

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Winter’s Water

Winter’s Water

We are now fully in the season of Water Element, a time of contemplation and gestation, moving inexorably to the still-point at the bottom of the year - the Winter Solstice. While some folks look forward to the solstice as the turning point when the world inhales...

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Musings on November, and Spiritual Practice

Musings on November, and Spiritual Practice

I hope that you are enjoying your November as much as I have been. I know we’re weird in this household, but we revel in the cool, damp and misty months. My daughters and I love sweaters, our Bogs boots, and choosing from a plethora of scarves. I love having a...

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Triple Warmer Speaks

Triple Warmer Speaks

This piece comes from The Vibrant Life System™ a seven week course I teach for energetic self-care. The philosophy behind the Vibrant Life System™ is that by prioritizing the health and frequency of your own energetic vibration, you will become the most beneficial...

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The Celtic New Year: Samhain and Dia de los Muertos

The Celtic New Year: Samhain and Dia de los Muertos

Happy New Year! We're fast approaching the "still point" of the year that I mentioned in last month's column - October 31st, Samhain/All Hallows Eve/Halloween, and its counterpart Dia di los Muertos (or Day of the Dead). This is one of our cross-quarter periods, when...

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Greetings

Greetings

I've just returned from my second visit to England this year (and yes, I feel crazy blessed). I love the UK beyond reason, and though I've only been there three times, I feel like it is another home to me. This trip (like the one in February) was centered on teaching...

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Hydrotherapy at Home

Hydrotherapy at Home

Here is my standard hydrotherapy practice (which I use about once a week during the warmer months of the year) to detoxify  my cells and keep my immune system humming (and my hair healthy and shiny): Begin by dry-brushing your skin with a soft-bristle, natural brush...

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