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Motherhood as spiritual practice

In a Bill Plotkin workshop many years ago, I recall him saying that ” there are two kinds of spiritual practice, one is parenting and the other is everything else!” It took me a while to understand what he meant. … Continue reading

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How do we reclaim our soul?

Do you ever remember a time, even some time long ago, when you felt that gut wrenching vibration filling your body, as if some mighty hand reached in and pulled at every muscle within you?  It took you far into … Continue reading

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dark night of the soul

It is true that sometimes in order to re-claim our soul, we must journey into the darker places, the mystery, the hunger, the deprivation that lingers. We must uncover the earth where sorrow lies and dig into the rocks that … Continue reading

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Shamanic Nature & its Ecstatic Calling

‘Shaman’ literally means one who is working with their spirit guides. A word derived from Siberian people living mainly in the regions of  Yakut and Evenki in Russia. A word meaning monk, devotee or ascetic or hermit, a person with … Continue reading

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Rhythm is Medicine

 “My dance is a celebration of my life, it tears me apart, and that is where I find God. When my body is moving beyond limitation, when my heart is bursting wide open, when sounds are pouring from my body, … Continue reading

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New Ways

the one who is silent, the one who dreams, the one who dances wildly and the one who screams. the one who sings to the plants in her garden encouraging their growth and dances with her fingers amidst the undergrowth. … Continue reading

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Remembering why we are here…

There is a way to live, a way that is beyond what we can imagine today. A way to be with our fellow human kind, to accept the deep and necessary art of owning our innocence and accepting that we … Continue reading

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Change will come, like it or not…….

This modern day world can often ‘be-little’ the idea of healing through flowers and spiritual beings. Yet it is part of the innocent heart and mind of our world, to see what is around us and gather in the information … Continue reading

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A ‘Hollow Bone’ Middle Earth Journey

I arrived home from Cae Mabon, no ordinary place. It lies at the foot of Elidir Fawr, in the North of Wales, amongst the ancient and wild oak forests, by the side of the most beautiful river. It reaches down … Continue reading

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Winter Dream Dance & Sacred Union

It is the Winter Dream Dance, with Ya’Acov and Susannah Darling Khan and some of the apprentices and teachers from the School of Movement Medicine. A yearly gathering that holds an opportunity for me to work with my own dance … Continue reading

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