Attitude, Energy, Intention, Community: Art Du Deplacement and Training with the Yamakasi

Last week I spent four days with Chau Belle and Yann Hnautra (two of the original Yamakasi group, and founders of the ADD Academy), and Stephane Mounmounne (ADD coach). I was a participant in a series of Art Du Deplacement workshops, and it was an amazing experience. I was pushed both physically and mentally, left … Continue reading Attitude, Energy, Intention, Community: Art Du Deplacement and Training with the Yamakasi

Healing and Gratitude

**Trigger Warning - Death of a child, grief, trauma.** - - - - Death visited me at a young age. When I was three years old my baby sister Brenda Simone died when she was just 5.5 months old after contracting meningitis. I don't remember a lot about that time. But I do remember seeing her … Continue reading Healing and Gratitude

(Not so) Great Expectations…

Expectations... They can sabotage our thoughts and our actions with their lingering presence. They are the irritating mosquito buzzing around our ear at night that just won't quit. They are that merciless song that gets stuck in our head; we try to ignore, but it just keeps persisting! They loom, they loiter, they lurk - suffocating us with their relentless … Continue reading (Not so) Great Expectations…