Drift Out of Driftwood

This week I am closing up life at the ranch and joining Reed in San Miguel de Allende for the next few weeks. It's hot as a witch's breath here in Austin; everything's gone and dried up and blowing in the dust. I hear cackles in the wind, it's that hot. I'm so very happy to be heading down south; … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, Valentine’s Mambo of Love

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0AlRay1Ofs I've started doing t'ai chi with fans, because it helps move the stagnant energy out and away from my body, and on this Valentine's Day, my guy Reed joined me with his ice cream cone to dance a little t'ai mambo. There are classes on this in San Miguel … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, Rooftop Sun Salutations in San Miguel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZQXr-AyOUI I love starting the day by greeting the sun with salutations and some qi gong moves of sweeping the energy off from my kidneys (on my lower back) to help detox them and help me feel alert for the new day. Buenas Dias Saint Michael! … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, Twirling the chi in the Guatamalan braids

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlD6apiHVNc While in San Miguel de Allende, I picked up some gorgeous Guatamalan textile braids that are perfect for cross-over twirling, which extends the stagnant chi energy out and away from my body. Twirling is great fun and will really lift your spirits, I … [Read more...]

Adios Dirty Bird!

Once, many years ago, when I returned home from Mexico, my mom told me I looked dirty and weathered..... and I was deeply offended. Even shed some tears. Today, as I prepare to head to Texas after a winter in Mexico, I laugh because I AM dirty. And I love it! I've got the dirt and dust under my … [Read more...]