Archive of ‘Dance’ category

Oh, India!

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Across the World: My half-year in India Travel Blog #3. March 6, 2017 This land continues to bless me, challenge me, inspire me, and bring forth more of my truth. I am in love with her people, animals, land, food, music, dance, rich cultures and spiritual wisdom. I am challenged at times by her seeming [...] Read more…

A love story

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Dear Love, I’d like to tell you a sweet story. One of those melt your heart moments that you don’t want to ever forget. One of those moments where time seems to stop and you feel an avalanche of love pour over you. It was the middle of my Odissi dance training this past January [...] Read more…

When are we really ready?

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Are you ready? I get asked this question about once a week from friends, family, acquaintances who know about my upcoming epic adventure in India. “Are you ready? How are the preparations coming? How are you feeling?” My answers are usually like…”well, I’m getting there.” Or sometimes “Yes! I am so ready!” Other times I [...] Read more…

Just a girl and her dreams

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  Dreamy One ~ If you haven’t noticed already, I love talking about dreams. I love declaring them. Manifesting them. Celebrating them. I love watching my friend’s dreams come true. I love visiting my dreams every day. Feeling into them. Wondering about them. Visualizing them. They are mysterious but pulsing with life. Beating at my [...] Read more…

In the name of courage

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Dearest Dreamer ~ How did we get here? How did this dream life come to be? From a small town Minnesota girl to a California dreamer to a world traveler, artist and teacher…how can this be? Who was that awkward little girl who felt inferior, average, shy, and so very unsure of herself for most [...] Read more…

Dance does this for me

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Those moments when rules, edges, boxes, labels, reasoning, descriptions and words blur and dissipate…that is where my truth lives. That is where life is. No words. Pure. Raw. Unabashed. Expressed. Dance does this for me. When I am using every cell, muscle, bone, tissue of my body to move through life in the dance…that is [...] Read more…

16 years in SB. A choice that changed my life forever. Gratitude for my guardian angel.

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Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson   My guardian angel I have the most awesome guardian angel. My grandpa. Dr. Bert Kolp [...] Read more…

Cracked wide open. Again.

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Dear Love ~ Heart explosion. Love overflowing. Gratitude abounds. These past two weeks have been incredibly magical and so full of love that I don’t care how cheesy and sentimental and fluffy it all sounds. When things are feeling really good, we need to stop and appreciate it. Why? Acknowledgement. Absorption. Assimilation. Celebration. We are made [...] Read more…

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