What do you do? I teach movement and yoga. My focus is on therapeutic and restorative movement, helping people recover from injuries, address chronic pain or find greater ease and efficiency of movement. In order to do this, I use principles and practices from somatics, movement therapy, yoga, and Laban/Bartenieff Movement1. Who is this work … Continue reading FAQs

Living With Loss

Loss shows us some basic truth about who we are: we are tied to others and to place. Those bonds form us ... When I lose you, I lose me too. Grief challenges the very notion that we are separate selves. We do not always succeed at being whole. The faces of others, the touch … Continue reading Living With Loss

The Message of Illness

The part can never be well unless the whole is well. —Plato Though many of us may have heard this axiom, we may not see or understand its applicability to our own health. We have become quite accustomed to treating our kidney, our anemia, our vertigo, or any other issue with our various “parts.” In … Continue reading The Message of Illness

On Alignment

In the yoga world, we often talk about alignment—one of the keys to mastering postures and truly feeling the benefits of yoga. There are many views and approaches to how we can best align our bodies in the forms and movements of yoga. There are also many reasons why alignment is so crucial to yoga … Continue reading On Alignment