It’s time. I’ve taken a break from writing for so many reasons, but now I’m back, strong, inspired, uplifted and ready for what’s next. Adding my voice to the cacophony of these past few months seemed futile. I was unsure
Thinking about cake What lights you up? The signs are unmistakable: awakened energy, captivated attention, and a joy that beams through your smile. Well, that’s easy! Cake! Cake lights me up! Especially angel food cake with raspberries! Actually…I was talking about
Last weekend I helped design and lead a workshop that combined yoga and a live music experience for the Northwest Yoga Conference. Using music in yoga classes is nothing new, but we decided to offer live music not as background,
I just watched this video about Charlottesville. How can I respond? I can share Light. How do I amplify that Light? With attunement. What is attunement? Attunement is a simply a state of resonance with sound, style, attitudes, and even
An epiphany (from the ancient Greek ἐπιφάνεια, epiphaneia, “manifestation, striking appearance”) is an experience of sudden and striking realization. Generally the term is used to describe scientific breakthrough, religious or philosophical discoveries, but we can also use it to describe those
Everyone deserves to experience the joy of FLOW in timeless concentration and absorption in their favorite focus. This class will take the students from a foundation of mindfulness onto a four-step journey.
Learn how to leverage the genuine presence of inspiration to overcome blocks and fears and connect more deeply with the music, the audience, and your own self. Using principles of mindfulness for increased inner awareness, this workshop provides tools to succeed not only on stage, but in all other areas of life as well.
15 years ago I was an inexperienced spiritual seeker armed with a righteousness that rivaled JP Sears’ Ultra-Spiritual spoofs. I made a dismissive comment about a musical piece of angry, arrhythmic dissonance to my dear friend and cellist, Andrew Eckard. He knocked me off
I’m performing a recital on Wednesday. How do I best serve the audience? My life is a search for that answer. At first I focused on trying to fulfill the wants and desires of parents, teachers, and audiences. Approaching the task from the outside-in,
I walked onto campus last night to begin my work at Lewis & Clark College. As I met with the new collegiate orchestra players, I felt the memories from my own college years come flooding back, the good the bad, and