What’s my dosha?

Ayurveda Conference at UBC Ayurveda scholars and practitioners, naturopathic and allopathic doctors, yogis and interested new-agey types all gathered at UBC last weekend for a varied and fascinating program of talks, papers, demos and experiential activities. I was happy to attend, and help out Neelam Toprani, the conference coordinator, who is also the owner of…

Old Friend

I'm sad today knowing that an old friend is close to his final passage, and that there is nothing I can do but send loving thoughts from a distance. I'm also sensing the collapse of my own history as it reconfigures to continue without his presence, feeling these shifts and changes. Memories of course come…

Moroccan Tea and In Love with the Mystery

We celebrated the arrival of the book and cd In Love with the Mystery, and Ann signed dedications to all the people who had pre-ordered. Now we are planning launches in Victoria and Vancouver in early November. I'm really thrilled about this whole project and felt truly inspired to write this reflection on it: Ann…

Mindfulness and Intimacy Retreat

I'm looking forward to the upcoming Women's Mindfulness and Intimacy workshop with Nancy Mortifee, once again at Cascadia in Roberts Creek BC.  Three days on the beautiful Sunshine Coast! Sept. 24th -26th. Click on the flyer to view the info full size Connect at the Cascadia site See Nancy's info at Mortifee Training.

I Love “In Love with the Mystery”

Editorial work for Ann Mortifee's new book and cd project, In Love with the Mystery, has been extremely satisfying and a personally deepening experience. Ever since I had the opportunity to work with curator Pavel Alejandro Barrios Sosa on the English translation of his catalogue essay on the group exhibition in Cuba, Los Artistas Majos,…