THIS SWEET LIFE

THIS SWEET LIFE

La Dolce Vita – “the sweet life” – was our theme for last week’s retreat in Puglia, Italy. The title, taken from a not-so-sweet Fellini film, calls up our American fantasies of the quintessential Italian life – one of relaxed living; spacious days; delicious food and...
NAKED TRUTH

NAKED TRUTH

I’m just back from Costa Rica, where I had the great opportunity to lead 17 beautiful beings in a 7-day yoga and dance retreat. It was sublime – the people, the location, the food, our practices. One of the highlights (among many) for me was something that started...
LESSONS FROM NEPAL

LESSONS FROM NEPAL

I’ve just returned from a three-week trip to Nepal. During that trip I spent 11 days trekking. “Trekking,” as it turns out, means mountain hiking. (Hmmm. Probably should have looked that up before I booked the trip.) Trekking, in fact, refers to...
Time Out of Time

Time Out of Time

For much of the last two months I had the great opportunity to experience “time out of time,” a respite from all that is familiar. Leading two back-to-back retreats — first on the volcano-dotted shores of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala and then in the...