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Breath For Life

       Baby Dewa Watching a baby breathe is one of the most awe invoking experiences. This bundle of energy, whose developing brain needs copious amounts of oxygen in order to grow, breathes a naturally full, even, rhythmic breath. While us adults, for the most part, breathe more carelessly, with swallow and sporadic breaths. … Continue reading

Heart To Heart Breathing

Heart to Heart Breathing Gently Hold hands with your child (or partner) and make soft eye contact. Right hand (giving) facing down into child’s left hand (receiving) and child’s right hand facing down into partners left hand. As you start to exhale you gently squeeze the child’s left hand with your right. Share with your child … Continue reading

Gratitude Meditation

There is so much to be thankful for in every moment. It can be easy to forget how precious our lives are when we don’t take the time to practice gratefulness. Our primitive brain  wired to focus on fear, doubt and worry. It takes effort and awareness to choose to recognize the blessings and gifts that … Continue reading

Back On Stage

This is Joy Kilpatrick’s first time back on stage after taking a nine year hiatus. She left a thriving professional acting career in 2006 when she decided to become a mother. Joy cites Motherhood as her most loving, most demanding, most rewarding role she has ever experienced. She has played many Mothers on stage, but … Continue reading

Yoga Therapy

Yoga Therapy is a healing modality provided by a certified yoga therapist who applies the principals of yoga to the individual. Unlike a group yoga class, a yoga therapy session is structured to the needs and abilities of a single student by a certified yoga therapist (CYT) who has extensive training using yoga to help … Continue reading

Holiday Blessings!

For me, these Holy-days are a poignant re-minder of the strength and grace of LOVE! Love for self, even when I don’t meet all of my self imposed “to do” lists (such as my 12 days of giving blogs) or eat more sugar than I know my body can handle. Love for one another, however challenging the … Continue reading

Using EFT with Kids by Dr. Laura Markham (   Parents often ask me how they can de-stress and stay calm with their kids. I highly recommend the Emotional Freedom Technique, or EFT. It couldn’t be simpler, and takes almost no time. There are no side effects. It becomes more effective over time. What is … Continue reading

Love: (part one) the 12th day of giving

“…In the Christmas festival the great image is of a birth., surrounded by love: the Christ child in the stable, with mother and father, shepherds and animals. In the dark of winter the son, “the light of the world, ” has been born, just after the winter solstice when the light is now returning. It … Continue reading

Agape: The Fourth Day Of Giving

When i lived in Los Angeles i was fortunate to attend AGAPE INTERNATIONAL SPIRITUAL CENTER. Though i did not attend on a regular basis, a seed was planted by Rev. Michael Beckwith. A seed that expresses the Divine Light of Mother/Father God in a unique joyful, loving, abundant way. My gift to you today is Rev. … Continue reading