Tag: workshops

  • Food for a Retreat

    I rushed from the airport Wednesday afternoon (just arrived from visiting family in North Carolina) to the Santa Cruz Farmer’s Market to gather produce for the women’s singing and yoga retreat with Heather Houston and Jaclyn Long at Skyote Mountain on Saturday. Lots of winter squash! And Happy Boy Farm still had the wonderful watermelon […]

  • Rebalancing

    I’ve been eating too much – time to really tune in to how much my body needs! Got out for a walk through the woods today, felt good to be outside getting some exercise again. I know those two things are connected for me – the┬ámore consistent my exercise, the more tuned in I am […]

  • Gratitude for the sharing

    The Advanced Mind-Body Medicine Training is done, and I am once again feeling grateful for the many places I have in my life where people take the risk to share with each other in a deep way. As the participants of this training return home with new insights, I wish them well in bringing what […]

  • So much to do and the year just started!

    There is a lot I want to achieve this year, and to avoid overwhelm I am just plugging along, doing what I can do, one step at a time. No point in getting stressed about it – that will definitely not move things any faster. Part of me wistfully yearns for some serious down time […]

  • Eating at the Haven

    Getting to Gabriola Island, BC, where I am teaching Guiding the Journey right now, required a sea plane for part of the trip – and a weight limit that left me taking only enough food for the travel day. Only a bit of carrot-raisin manna bread, a poppyseed ginger rye muffin and two protein bars […]

  • Baking for breakfasts

    Baked a few more breakfast goodies before I left for the farmer’s market to get the fresh produce to feed 17 of us for 4 days. Cooked up a frittata and salad for the 4 folks who arrived tonight, with vegetable chopping help from the first participant to arrive, while we waited for my husband […]