[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Snake Medicine Thank you energy of the East Snake medicine was brought in when I was recently in a drum/chant ceremony with my teacher Katherine Skaggs. We've been working intimately with the energies of the East, of new beginnings. Perfect timing for where I am at in life, once again starting over and trying out a new path in life ...

[caption id="attachment_1119" align="alignright" width="400"] My 2018 Mala. Each "marker" bead represents a different word with grounding onyx stones in between for repetition.[/caption] It's that time of year where we are setting intentions and resolutions. Last year, I wanted to strengthen the energies surrounding this space. I extrapolated from my intentions and resolutions and chose "theme words" that encompassed them. Words like compassion and beauty emerged.  I created a Mala to remind me every day of my...

For the first week of January, I danced in the realms of intention and resolution. I looked at the definitions, I talked in class about them, began and ended each class with the Sankalpa Mudra and flowed with it throughout our asana practice. This exploration helped me realize how they both play an important role in our lives.   The thought with which I ended, suggests that Intention is the basis of our Resolution. To me, resolutions...