Freedom

“Had the world always been like this, this alive? I vowed to always look at life this way, to never forget this moment.” ~Vickie Girard, Stage IV Cancer Survivor I got lucky. My cancer was caught early, and I had the good fortune of great doctors who did what it took to get that shit …continue reading …

Stand and Stare

“What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare” ~W.H. Davies   This is a photo of 650 kids at Valley Junior High, pausing to breathe, move, and be mindful at the beginning of an ordinary school day. It’s one of the coolest things I have been able …continue reading …

Bridging the Gap

“If you don’t like the way the world is, YOU change it. You have an obligation to change it…one step at a time” ~Marian Wright Edelman In 1855, the great Niagra Suspension Bridge was built by flying a childs’ kite across the 855-foot chasm. Attacned to the kite was a string, attached to the string …continue reading …

Taking Yoga Where it Isn’t

I want every human to have access to the healing benefits of yoga. For my 55th birthday, I am asking you for a favor. I need your help taking yoga where it isn’t. Our new non-profit www.yogaforward.org is up and running and we need donations to help us get started. We’re expanding our work in …continue reading …

She Said YES!

All your life you are told the things you cannot do. All your life they will say you’re not good enough or strong enough or talented enough, they’ll say you’re the wrong height or the wrong weight or the wrong type to play this or be this or achieve this. THEY WILL TELL YOU NO, a …continue reading …