aliveness

Looping from a Rooted Place 10/3/22

 

Today our colleague Michele Yasuda leads the practice and begins by inviting the community to join her in looping from a rooted place. She suggests you feel your weight in your feet meeting the ground beneath you and noticing …

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Gathering Beauty 9/26/22

 

Today Katie suggests that we tune into all the richness and beauty and space that is around us and to let ourselves spread out into that space. Katie invites us to use our senses to gather all of the …

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Bouncing Our Attention 9/19/22

 

Today Katie plays with a hacky-sack ball in several ways as a tool for practicing Loop of Awareness. We try bouncing an imaginary ball into different places in our body and noticing what that feels like, and then Katie …

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Drops of Love 9/12/22



 

Today Katie invites us to play with the hmmmmm sound and the different ways that we use this sound – whether an abrupt Hm or a long and luxurious hmmmmmm. We play with hummmmming and giving ourselves drops …

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Giving Shape to Love 9/5/22

 

Today Katie invites you to scoop some love and shape it into something nourishing for you, like a cool towel on a hot day, or a bouquet of flowers to share as a way of spreading your love. Katie …

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Playing with Posture 8/29/22

 

Loop of Awareness is a practice of shifting our attention which expands our ability to choose how we want to use our attention. Katie invites us to give attention to ourselves and then shift our posture and move our …

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Enjoying Buoyancy 8/22/22

 

Today Katie asks us: How do you experience buoyant in your body? Katie suggested we try on bodifying (by dropping the words and expressing with movement) our experience of buoyancy. We played with balloons to feel how it is …

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River of Attention, 8/15/22

 
Today Katie begins our practice by inviting us to give attention to our ears and feel into the experience of receiving sound. We also play with noticing how the air is touching us, or how our clothes feel on …

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Breathing in Attention 8/8/22

 

In today’s session, Katie reminds us that attention is a nutrient and reads a beautiful quote about attention by Mary Oliver for us to ponder. Katie asks: Are you willing to receive attention? She invites us to take a …

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Fanning Out Our Attention 8/1/22

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Today Katie asks us to take an energetic reading of our body stress or aliveness level and use a scale of 1-10 to a note of it. She indicates that the body comes first in easy change, and the …

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