Category Archives: Blog
What I learned swimming with 108 wild dolphins

Over the holidays I had a rare, life-impacting experience, and feel called to share with you what I learned swimming with 108 wild dolphins. I pick the number “108” because not only is that a sacred number to millions of practicing yogis, Hindus, Buddhists and certain mathematicians (read more on this), but it might have been the actual number of dolphins who […]

When Couples Counseling Works

When Couples Counseling works is when some key–no, actually essential–factors are present and continuously addressed, both for the clients and the therapist.  Here follows a breakdown of the main conditions that are necessary for a shift to truly occur in your relationship!  The main thing to remember is that we all have patterns of thinking and behavior […]

Clearing and Releasing Grievances

Clearing Grievances with skill and compassion Don’t do it like the lady in the picture!  Learn to release your anger, resentment and victimized feelings by engaging in a clearing unresolved grievances process that really works!  This workshop is designed to help anyone who is plagued by the negative emotions associated with a grievance, and needs help in processing the painful […]

What I really want you to know: you are not alone

When I prepare myself to work on a newsletter, it isn’t always with enthusiasm and zest.  Often I let myself get tongue-tied because there is just so much “out there ” and “in here” (our personal mailboxes). There’s so much accessible information on the web, which used to be harder to find, that I’m concerned anything I might contribute is just so much […]

The Health Benefits of Spiritual Practice

The Health Benefits of Spiritual Practice. Spirituality may mean something different to everyone, but there is ever-growing evidence that the Health Benefits of Spiritual Practice, both those based in non-religious and religious forms, are real.  The growing body of evidence suggests that many people cope better with problems such as physical illness, depression and stress when […]

The 4 Stages of Yoga

This article is not only about the Four Stages of Yoga, but about why they aren’t being taught, my own teaching, and what I want to do about it! Some of you are aware that I have wanted to open up a dialogue with the on-going yoga community I have attracted over the years—it’s interests and needs, in […]

Clear & Ground Your Energy–a Workshop with Kat Allen

Learn to clear and ground your energy using Taoist-Tibetan & Hatha Yoga Practices, and experience how life-changing working with the energy body can be!  Kat has developed an accessible, enjoyable and effective method of exploreing energy practices, which when practiced regularly, support the transformation of old patterns of the body-mind! These simple but profoundly effective exercises from three ancient traditions are skillfully blended by Kat into a unique and […]

Find True Well-being through Energy Practices

This article on Finding (and keeping!) True Well-being through Energy Practices briefly explains the what and the why of “energy clearing.” And by giving you some ideas about the “how,” my hope is that you will seek out some guidance to learn these practices, as tried and true methods with an experienced guide are always most beneficial. Why should […]

Yoga in Bali Retreat

YOGA IN BALI RETREAT: SACRED ADVENTURE 2016 with Shannon McCall and Kat Allen February 9- 22, 2016    Ubud, Bali and Gili Meno Island Early Bird price $2200 by Sept.30th; $2500 by Nov. 30, 2015 Join us for this trip of a lifetime–our Yoga in Bali Retreat is truly a Sacred Adventure and Journey into the Heart of Bali.  Enter […]

The Healthy Mind on CHANGE

The Healthy Mind on CHANGE,  or, Therapist finds enchantment in her Inner Geek! What I  will outline below in this article are some key points in learning to navigate a world where change is happening at a faster place, and more frequently, to almost everyone, including myself.  And trust me, change can be as hard for me […]