Yin Things

It's not about a perfect body, but a perfect practice. Yin Yoga is a seated practice, holding asanas for up to five minutes. I use this practice for myself and others, specific to healing and integrating traumas that we tend to hold in the lower parts of our bodies and chakral system. At minimum, it [...]

Challenge Accepted

There is a black and white challenge circulating on social media between women in support of one another, tasking us to post a black and white photo of ourselves. I was tagged by a sweet being, and felt my response was worthy to share here as well. Much of my work centers the wounds of [...]

Dreamfast With Me

People like to say, “Let the past die.” As if they are not aware that trauma, is like recurring movie. Played over and over. In every cell of our bodies. Deeply enmeshed in our ciphers. For trauma survivors, the past never dies. It is etched into the fabric of our beings. It enters and makes a [...]

Assemblages: Anti-Oppression Works

The UNC Greensboro Women's and Gender Studies Program organizes and hosts their Annual Research Symposium each Spring. I am honored to have co-organized, presented at and gave opening remarks at this year's conference. Conference attendees keep asking me to post those remarks...So here they are: In a time when a national figurehead can say or [...]

A Special Place

Keeping it simple today, but sharing some questions burning in my soul.... What is it about the light of one woman that makes another shudder in the dark? Why do women compete with one another rather than grab each other by the hand, supporting one another in the complicated patriarchal narrative we exist in together? [...]

Don’t Shoot the Messenger

In lieu of the latest scandals involving men in positions of power, abusing their power, I have thought deeply and tried to remain objective. When we use one another's pain as a platform for political agency alone, we perpetuate the very dominant systems we seek to transcend. By simply focusing on the actual events or [...]