Category: Articles

  • Pluto in Aquarius: Entering a New Era-Part 2 Looking Forward

    Pluto in Aquarius: Entering a New Era-Part 2 Looking Forward

    In Part 1 of this two-part series, we examined Pluto, our karmic teacher, and explored the sign of Capricorn. Then we looked back to the previous era of Pluto in Capricorn. We have done our due diligence, extracted the nectar, and reflected on what we learned during that period.  Pluto moved into Aquarius on March…

  • Pluto in Aquarius: Entering a New Era-Part 1 Looking Back

    Pluto in Aquarius: Entering a New Era-Part 1 Looking Back

    On March 23rd, 2023, Pluto moved out of Capricorn and began its journey through the sign of Aquarius. To celebrate this new beginning, Keren Brown and I created a gathering for our online communities, Dancing Down the Moon and WiseWomans Way. Being such a momentous juncture, we opened the live call to anyone—the replay is available in our…

  • The Power of Dance

    The Power of Dance

    Dance is the most accessible form of art to get involved in. It not only makes you feel closer to your body and soul, but it also provides many health benefits like improving the immune system, stress levels, and more.

  • Wrapping-up 2020: Dance into 2021!

    Wrapping-up 2020: Dance into 2021!

    Following on from my previous two posts, I hope you have taken some time to revise and contemplate what has happened in the last year and spent some time thinking about your sacred space and how you can access the depth and importance of that space. In this post, I would like to focus on…

  • Wrapping-up 2020: Sacred space

    Wrapping-up 2020: Sacred space

    In my last post, I spoke about the winter season and the journey inward. I suggested that you do some journaling and gave you a few ideas about things to contemplate. Today I would like to speak more about sacred space—both the sacred space around you, your home, as well as your own body, your…

  • Wrapping-up 2020: Pause, reflect, and take a breath

    Wrapping-up 2020: Pause, reflect, and take a breath

    As the days grow shorter in the northern hemisphere, we move towards the solstice, winter, and the end of this most challenging year. It is our natural time to descend, to go deep inside. Life has taught us many things in this past year. Now it is time to go inside and reflect. One important…

  • Bellydance: Beyond the Veils

    Bellydance: Beyond the Veils

    In April I had the privilege of interviewing five women, Alia Thabit, Carrie Konyha, Katie Holland, Keti Sharif and Maria Sangiorgi, all well known as teachers and performers in the world of bellydance. The interviews were for the 4th Sacred Dance Summit. Each summit has a different focus. In this one I was exploring Bellydance:…

  • The Crooked Path

    The Crooked Path

    ”What am I supposed to do with my life?” is the most asked question I get from students/clients/friends. They tell me “I know my life has purpose but I can’t see what it is!”. My usual answer is “maybe it hasn’t been invented yet, so that is why you cannot name it”. That is a…

  • Dance as a Spiritual Practice

    Dance as a Spiritual Practice

    Movement is life. It is when we are in an active phase, moving, creating, that we feel most alive. Movement allows us to experience through our bodies, rather than through our minds. Dance is a form of movement, one that is creative and one that very much affects us not only on the physical and…

  • 14 Ways to Get Through Tough Times-by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.

    Clinical psychologist Christina G. Hibbert, Psy.D, knows a lot about tough times. Her youngest sister died from cancer at 8 years old. In 2007, another sister and her sister’s husband died within two months of each other. At the time, Hibbert was just several weeks away from giving birth to her fourth child. Almost overnight,…