A successful Lean-In, stepping out


We finished our 5th annual Winter Retreat: Lean-In with a sound healing ceremony with Salvatore Vitale and Todd Abel playing quartz singing bowls, brass cymbals, wooden native flutes, native drums, chimes and crystals. More than just a performance, their offering was interactive as they stepped into the audience carrying various crystal bowls and chimes and … Continue reading A successful Lean-In, stepping out

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The health benefits of meditation, spirituality & prayer


"Historically one is inclined to look upon science and religion as irreconcilable antagonists...I maintain that cosmic religious feeling is the strongest and noblest incitement to scientific research...The fairest thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science...In my view, it is … Continue reading The health benefits of meditation, spirituality & prayer

Winter Retreat Day 4: the dynamic spirit


Dear Friends, I wanted to share an excerpt from our retreat this year, as an offering of peace and love to the world. We started with diving deeply into the ocean of intention from which our loving kindness and compassion spring forth. On day 2, we learned some physical yogic breathing exercises as a way … Continue reading Winter Retreat Day 4: the dynamic spirit

Intention is 90% of the work


What is your intention as you enter any activity? Whether it's healing work, spiritual work, or 9 to 5 work, what is your deeply held intention? May I suggest that our intentions set us up for success or failure, happiness or suffering. This is especially potent for those in the healing profession or the medical … Continue reading Intention is 90% of the work

Leaning-in to your Sacred Space


It's already Thursday, February 15th, and our retreat begins on Sunday! Are you ready? Here are some ideas to inspire and prepare - and if you haven't already - register now for our 5th annual Winter Retreat by clicking here! Space Creating and maintaining a sacred space for your retreat is an essential element to … Continue reading Leaning-in to your Sacred Space

Winter Retreat 2018, lean into yourself


Our winter retreats are our most popular event of the entire year - last year we had over 20 people register and participate in the online daily practices and in-person special events. This year, our retreat lasts for seven days starting February 18th through February 25th. Our theme, "Lean In" comes from a conversation I … Continue reading Winter Retreat 2018, lean into yourself

Announcing Winter Retreat 2018: Lean In


Join us for our annual winter retreat! Starting on Sunday, February 18th and ending on Sunday, February 25th, we will spend 8 days sharing prayer, yoga, meditation and inspiration online and in-person. THIS IS OUR MOST POPULAR EVENT OF THE YEAR! Our theme this year is "Leaning In", a recurring mantra in my discussions with … Continue reading Announcing Winter Retreat 2018: Lean In

Day 9: Offerings and Dedication


Today is the last day of our retreat together! It has been such a pleasure to feel your presence with us as we work toward cultivating greater compassion. What caught your attention? What did you connect to? What practices will you integrate into your every-day, as ways to stay connected with our big, open, kind … Continue reading Day 9: Offerings and Dedication