“It’s not happiness that makes us grateful but gratefulness that makes us happy.” – Br. David Steindl Rast

“Save It For a Shark Attack”

By Carl | November 1, 2012

“Save it for a shark attack” is a phrase that that Erin and I have been offering each other lately as a humorous reminder. This summer when we went to visit my mom who lives on Cape Cod, there was a good amount of Great White Shark presence in everyone’s consciousness.  Our shark-obsessed 2 year…

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When I Met My Muse

By Carl | October 25, 2012

What a delight to be surprised by snow on the green leaves this morning. A couple weeks ago when we attended Michael Meade’s workshop on “Discovering Your Genius” he reminded me of a favorite poem of mine from William Stafford that feels perfect for a snowy October morning… When I Met My Muse I glanced…

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The quickest way to make God laugh is to tell him your plans.

By Erin | October 18, 2012

My best friend during junior high and high school spent her early years in Texas, and I think that’s why she was a fount of creative snappy sayings I’d never heard before. One I never forgot (and in fact remember often) is this: The quickest way to make God laugh is to tell him your…

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Peaches, Your Lovely Bones & Registration opens today for Restorative Retreat

By Erin | October 4, 2012

This morning I’m writing from our red couch with my feet in a sunbeam, soaking up the warmth. It’s fall alrighty! Porch weather is not over yet, but I’m craving cozy this morning. We had a wonderful trip to Crestone – and now we’re happy to be home, batteries fully recharged after our retreat, and…

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Greetings from Crestone, Colorado!

By Carl | September 27, 2012

After a glorious drive with rainbows, illuminated aspens, more shades of reds and yellows than language can describe – we have arrived in this amazing little town of Crestone for a mediation retreat with one of our teachers, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. We love this town. Take a tiny Colorado mountain town at the base of…

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Embodied Essentials Series- 25 Essential Movement Lessons

By Krista | January 10, 2000

The Foundation: Feet, Ankles, Knees and the Connection with the Ground A series of 25 audio lessons that focus on essential movement presented by both Erin and Carl. You’ll be able to download each audio on your own device.     $100 Lesson One- Carl- Connecting to an Alive Ground Lesson Two  Erin- Movement of the Feet…

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Effortless Upright Sitting

By Krista | January 9, 2000

Let’s face it, we all sit too much. The hours we logged in our childhood desks, the times behind the wheel, in front of the screen…Well, this lesson can help to make that sitting easier, less shlumpy- remember there is a frame that you can rest on, its called a skeleton. $10

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