Difficult times require new approaches! Here are two new videos introducing a new practice of expressing, releasing, clearing, and transforming fear, anger, and sadness, and through bodily expression transforming these emotions into excitement, power and strength, and tender openness. The first is a 4 minute verbal introduction and the second is an 11 minute introductory practice.
Mindbody or bodymind? How are these two approaches different? When are they appropriate in terms of safety? How can we cultivate safety as an embodied state?
How can our bodies support us during the pandemic? Checking in, grounding, and fluidity.
How do we go deeply within ourselves and learn about how we embody our privilege, our oppression, self-compassion, and compassion? Susan Aposhyan share her personal experience.
Black Lives Matter!
I live in Colorado, right at the shift between the great plains and the Rocky Mountains. The land here is so magnificent, though I have appreciated the natural beauty and expanse of this country in all its forms. So too, I appreciate the uniquely American quality of simplicity and honesty, the folksiness of the American people.
And yet . . .
This country was founded on three great atrocities: slavery, genocide, and environmental destruction. Enslaved people built our nation. The Native American nations were massacred and colonized. Both slavery and massacre paved the way for environmental destruction of every variety—our forests, our oceans, our rivers, and our plains. The destruction of the great plains’ ecosystem is purported to be the first great environmental disaster caused by humans. It is said that when the native grasslands were first plowed, as their twenty-foot root systems were ripped out, it sounded like dynamite exploding. [Read more…] about America: The Beautiful . . . and the Ugly