Seasonal StressĀ 

Back to school. Often a mess. A tangle of things to do. With the difficulty of trying to find the beginning or the end.  A long thread of "to dos".  And in France, "to don't s". Why not take a moment to just look at the tangles. Admire the complexity. Admire even how this banal…Read more Seasonal StressĀ 

Communicating VesselsĀ 

What can we learn by observing others communicate or relate, leaving the trace of a story arch as testament to something having happened.  And what "Others" are good to observe?  A group of workshop participants recently appropriated the invitation to observe and explore the question in both verbal and non verbal ways. The Other in…Read more Communicating VesselsĀ 

In the Labyrinth of the Senses

Sometimes it takes an absence to discover an omnipresence.  For this recent workshop, the inner ear was  honoured as eyes were bandaged and participants invited to centre on their sense of balance and movement through space.  Momentarily deprived of vision and partially of hearing --body orientation, head position, sensation of muscles and joints in body,…Read more In the Labyrinth of the Senses

Give Receive

The Rainy months of Spring are a reminder that the elements are in constant nĆ©gociation. The Earth absorbing the water, the water finding its way down into the water table. While the sky breaks open and torrential rains fall, the earth yields, receiving. And soon from the earth against all odds, the seed that has…Read more Give Receive

Pop up Gardens

An opportunity to share Nature the Arts within's working approach came my way recently at an unusual Parisian spot dedicated to creative self exploration. Seymour+, a sprawling loft studio space located in the 10th arrondissement, and its director Melissa Unger, graciously accommodated me as I invested the 5 interactive rooms to facilitate a playful workshop…Read more Pop up Gardens

Solstitium, the Sun stills

Ā "those of us who hold no religious or supernatural beliefs still require regular, ritualised encounters with concepts such as friendship, community, gratitude and transcendence" Alain de Botton, Ā Religion for Atheists Winter Solstice. The great Sun sits still a moment and then turns. The long night giving ease to incrementally longer days. This ceasing to move,…Read more Solstitium, the Sun stills