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Mary Oliver’s Shiva

For Joci and Karim, with love...which is the same as healing. Shiva Shiva, pretend you are with me as the doe in her summer red coat tiptoes       down                through the pines                           and [...]

Head Full of Amazement

Slowing down and knowing what is really important is the most important thing I am learning.  Along the road on this journey I am constantly dumping stuff along the road, things like-- "I should be doing work instead of enjoying myself." and "People are going to think I am having an on-going senior moment."  Crash, [...]

A Love Affair with Dolphins

Right now I am in Kona, Hawaii. It is a gorgeous day, as every day seems to be here. I am on a spiritual tour, swimming with dolphins each day, guided by meditations created by spiritual helper, Bashar. While I am finding the group fun, and the meditations deep, my experience of spending days on [...]

The Empty Nest and The Phoenix

This drawing, like all drawings, came from a blank piece of paper, very much like how all of our emotions, creativity, and thoughts rise up from a blank, new, empty, fresh unknown place. I was listening to an audio recording of the consciousness-expanding ideas that come from a teacher I love named Bashar.  My eyes [...]

Perceiving the Beauty in Autism

After taking the Radiant Child Yoga for ADHD and Autism course, I found all that I was taught in the course became real to me as I started tuning into these children. I saw how special these kids are-- and how to recognize it and call it forward suddenly hit my heart. One boy in [...]

Application of Radiant Child Yoga from OT Point of View

This is an unsolicited response from one of the Radiant Child Yoga training attendees.  May it inspire you! Hello, I am Sabrina Kenny, and I have been a school-based occupational therapist for over 10 years. For about half of my career I have been practicing yoga regularly and using yoga and yoga-based activities to address [...]

Simple Yogic Snack, Tons of Antioxidants

This is a great simple breakfast...good on the go.  Keep a bag in your car.  Or just have as a snack anytime. Here's the scoop on each ingredient of this superfood combination.  Enjoy! Dried Mulberries: Scientific studies have shown that consumption of berries have potential health effects against cancer, aging and neurological diseases, inflammation, diabetes, and [...]