I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap.

Ani DiFranco

Resources

Playlists

Ecstatic Dance Austin ~ 10.28.2018.

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Movement & Spirituality

My teachers of dance, life, and love, Michael and Anneli Molin-Skelton

Endless inspiration by my Buddhist teacher, Flint Sparks

A true master, Yogarupa Rod Stryker

My first yoga teacher, Erich Schiffmann

The late Gabrielle Roth and the 5Rhythms

Arjuna Vinn Marti and Soul Motion

Wilderness guru and brilliant hiking guide, Steven Harper

Continuum Montage explorer, Susan Harper

Colorado-based 5Rhythms shaman fairy priestess, Amber Ryan

Ecstatic Dance Austin, my dance home

The vibrant Ecstatic Dance Dallas tribe, masterfully led by Monica Blossom Hochberg

Dallas 5Rhythms deep dives with Mati Vargas-Gibson

My dear friend and gifted embodiment teacher, Carla Weaver

The lovely Flo Aliviado, Soul Motion facilitator

Mind Oasis, birthed and curated by the devoted Karuna Schwartz

My first yoga class and the inception of my teaching journey, Dallas Yoga Center
 

Places

My spiritual home, The Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA

Appamada Zen Center, contemporary Zen, Austin, TX and online everywhere

Tassajara Zen Center, Carmel Valley, CA

Himalayan Institute, Honesdale, PA

 

Music & Art

Michael Franti

Jason Mraz

Alanis Morissette

Rising Appalachia

Trevor Hall

Alexi Murdoch

Ethereal Salvador Dali-esque art, Vladimir Kush

The beautifully gifted Outi Harma
 

Words

Natalie Goldberg, a gift for readers and writers alike

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love

Poetry by Em Claire

Poetry by David Whyte

Poetry by Mary Oliver

Poetry by Rumi, Hafiz, and other mystics

Poetry by Rupi Kaur
 

Things

Free People

Dance clothes by Ula Sport

Jewelry by Me & Ro

Jewelry by Cake
 

Published work

Spiritweaves in Dallas”, an article in the Dallas-based Holistic Networker

The Scattering of All – Chapter 2, my long, meandering, intimate journey with suicide

“The Kind of Heartbreak that Awakens You”, an article in Mantra Magazine