How to Feel the Magic When Things Suck

You know those moments that happen in life when everything comes together and you feel so joyous that at any moment you may combust into a pile of dirt, sand and glitter?

I have felt that way many times in my life.

aOnce at my wedding when I looked around and saw my beautiful new husband and realized that everyone in the room was there because of us and I felt a huge wave of love.

At the end of the yoga class I taught in New Orleans that Oteil and Kofi Burbridge had played for and we were all huddled in a circle. Everyone had just said one word that they were feeling and we were all crying.

A couple of weekends ago at Waking Windows in Winnoski, VT I was dancing front and center while Madaila played. The weather was perfect, I was wearing my sparkle skirt and the music was singing to my soul.

At Phish in Hartford it was 75 degrees out and there was a Continue reading

The 1st Yoga Class I Taught was Accompanied by Oteil and Kofi Burbridge. Whaaaaat?

aaaaaOteil was shocked that I’d never been to NOLA before because he said I dressed like the city on a daily basis. I said, “Well then…I should go during JazzFest and we can do something together.”

What we did was Oteil and his amazing brother Kofi Burbridge serenaded about 40 people while I taught my first ever yoga class. It was so magical, beautiful, inspiring and heart opening.

At the beginning of class I had everyone huddle around Oteil and Kofi. We came together by taking five deep breaths. I had everyone send love and gratitude to them for sharing their gift of music with us.

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From there I led a powerful guided meditation that Continue reading