GROWING PAINS: WHAT’S WORTH RISING FOR?

GROWING PAINS: WHAT’S WORTH RISING FOR?

“If a person wishes to be sure of the road they tread, they must close their eyes and walk in the dark.” – From St. John of the Cross, who also coined the phrase “the dark night of the soul.” “All knowing arises from the unknown.” –...
MINDSET

MINDSET

MINDSET:  ON PRACTICE:  “With personal practice you engage in daily activity adjunctive to classes and/or studies with a teacher. The type of practice that will increase your well-being, liberation and empowerment is one in which you train yourself to be more...

CRISIS AS OPPORTUNITY

CRISIS AS OPPORTUNITY: In this episode I talk about working with resistance in a way that can put us in touch with the feelings that keep us stuck and feeling dead in our lives. These feelings can keep us stuck in suffering or they can be a flood gate into coming...

PAIN AS A BRIDGE: WAKING UP

PAIN AS A BRIDGE: WAKING UP Reacting and responding What’s under the story Inside and outside Experiencing the pain Becoming sensative Resistance and Acceptance Pema Chodron on Warrior Slogans Ezra Bayda on the “Substitute Life” Sealskin / Soulskin...

A DEPENDABLE STABILITY

In this podcast I talk about developing the kind of strength that makes us consistent, dependable, and gives us integrity as human beings. It is the strength to keep on keeping on. It involves mastery as well as stability. You become like a rock or a mountain. You...

THE PATH OF THE WARRIOR:

In this podcast I bring the work of Foundation Training for Posture together with Chogyam Trungpa’s work on The Sacred Path of the Warrior. Talking: Posture, Breath, Science, Emotions, and Being a Fully Human Being Make a transformation or die Vipassana 10-Day...

FALL SERIES – TAOIST APPROACH

IN THIS PODCAST:  Prep talk for my Fall Series The Tao Spacial Imagination Facilitating Healing Working with emotions during practice Equanimity  Breath work as part of the warm up Warm-ups… and why Check out this...

SPRING REBIRTH: THE SUPPLE LEOPARD

SPRING BIRTH / RE-BIRTH: FALL / METAL  WINTER DREAM SPRING RE-BIRTH THE ALCHEMIST COURSE YOU HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED WITHIN ARMS REACH TURNING BASE METALS TO GOLD TRANSFORMATION – WEAVE TOGETHER TO CREATE SOMETHING NEW THE PHOENIX RISING OLD WOMAN...

THE ELEMENTS

IN THIS PODCAST:  I cover the story of the 5 elements, what each element is associated with psychologically, emotionally, and spiritually, and how that relates to life.  I also cover traits of each element as they are found in ourselves and the people we...