Play for Parents Who Don’t Play

I recently joked to a former early ed colleague that being a teacher only helped me about 7% in parenting. This is a slight exaggeration, but it’s rooted in truth. One can have a great foundation in child development, pedagogy, and even performing arts (check, check, check), and a decade of practical experience (check) and…

Grace + Fire | FORGE

February is a month of eagerness towards spring while waiting out the darker days. The end of winter’s dormancy is in sight. Fatigue may be at its highest, and one culprit may be a lack of things that liven your spirit. This session of Grace + Fire begins here. Being a human, sparks of raw…

Grace + Fire | Bala Brunch

Bala is a sanskrit term meaning “strength of mind”. In our culture today, yoga is predominantly equated with the body only. Movement is a fraction of a deep yoga practice. It is essential, but only in part. The Bala Brunch embodies strength of both mind and body. A time of social levity, dharma discussion, and…

Grace + Fire | Root and Revel

Grace + Fire | Root and Revel is here! Riding in on the light of a new year, Root and Revel meets us at this transitional moment. Dig your heels into the present. Where have you come from? What have you accomplished? What are some of the bests that are yet to come? It’s time….

Fresh Air | Breath Chart

A new year is an invitation for fresh air – literally. Breath is the guide of the nervous system and communication between the two is constant! Here is a little chart to remind you to pause and breathe. Pause. Close your eyes. Take 10 nourishing deep breaths.Mark a circle for each day you do this…

Grace + Fire VI | Wrapped in Light

Grace + Fire VI | Wrapped in Light December may be rife with busy-ness and complexities. As we round out the year, our final Grace + Fire session will be a short-but-sweet three day virtual yoga retreat with ample time and space to dive into our deep relaxation response and to kindle the inner light…

Grace + Fire V | Seasons of Gratitude

Grace + Fire V | Seasons of Gratitude a six day virtual yoga retreat Humans are hardwired for connection. The beautiful realm of neuroscience tells us that gratitude can rewire our brains, improve our mood, and strengthen our relationships. Paired with meditation, holding gratitude at the center of daily mindful living illustrates the power of…

Hygge in Quarantine | Letter Swap

This week kicks off the VERY FIRST Grace + Fire Letter Swap! ❤ I have wanted to do something like this for quite some time, so I am beyond excited that the Collective members who were in the October UNFOLD session are piloting this. This is by no means an elite letter writing club! I…

Grace + Fire | UNFOLD | October 2020

Grace + Fire is returning in October for mini session IV – UNFOLD. This session is an invitation to clear out and unburden as we shift into autumn. We will gather virtually for yoga asana, meditation, and connecting within our global community. This session is one to warm your spirit, cultivate bright joy in connecting…

without/before you/and on

Too suddenly, it all falls away – The nonsense of knowing and needing and numbness of daily dirt – Like petals. Soft, softer, silent. Without knowing, we rebloom. Different but the same. The roots now fed with new light and shadow, the veins coursing with foreign blood. When you get down to it, there is…