Change & Re-Invention

Beginner’s Mind

Sunday, the last day of March, is Spring’s New Moon, beginning the festival cycle Navaratri, which is a ten day opportunity to re-condition body and mind.  This transitional time aligns with the Aires New Moon, the doorway into  seasonal new life.   Bodies often feel internally spacey or tired, especially in the dark of New… Read more »

Further Wizard Notes With Astrology Back up

In several classes this past week, I referred to the following words by Marianne Williamson.  Many of you requested the full quote from the real deal, which Marianne is.  So here you go!  Continue growing your Wizard muscles, hold her idea in high regard this year, because it is a time of  liberating ourselves, and… Read more »

Becoming Wizards

What do I want in this coming year?  Who shall I become?  How shall I pass through the eye of this needle?  How do I face the storms of my fear? What magic elixir is at hand to help? The Year of 2014 opens with a New Moon in Capricorn.  It is not the only… Read more »

Astrology & Yoga of Transformation: Full Moon Heralds Winter Solstice

This full Moon in Gemini-Sagittarius offers many opportunities for communication, curiosity, and questioning, bringing home gifts of initiation and knowledge -if we have been paying attention. The sun stands only 2 degrees from the Galactic Center, a super massive Black Hole at the heart of our Milky Way Galaxy.  This Galactic Center transmits massive electromagnetic… Read more »

Shamanic Dialogues

The mind-like the wind- is a hard mistress.  She turns every which way; turbulent, twisty, erratic.  Finding shelter from the storm becomes imperative, especially in seasons of change when the world is neither hot nor cold, and we are neither fish nor fowl. Part of the underpinnings for fall and spring is the Ayurvedic- Vata… Read more »

All Hallowed Heavens

As this is a very magical day, make opportunity to take to the mat to revamp and renew.  Ask, “What is the Practice that serves me in bringing 2013 to strong closure?” What Pranayama will help break stagnant habits? Where within favorite poses can I challenge my body? How does this Shakti Yoga Dance move… Read more »

The Book of Earth

The Book of Earth decrees-no death, only translation, and transmutation of dark and light; observer and observed trading visions; body and mind growing soul.  The Book of Earth begs renewal at every turn.  How can death be different?  The gravitas of Earth balances dreams and imagination lifting life onward. Death is ‘the triple’ we accomplish… Read more »

Crossroads

The Autumn Equinox is one of the four potent crossroads in the year’s cycle. Many cultures through time have marked these four quadrant turnings with prayer, ceremony, and celebration. They symbolize gateways in the relationship of light and dark, spirit and matter, outer and inner life. These moments when the world stops to shift, offer… Read more »