November Gratitude

In January, I was recovering from surgery feeling thankful for my health, the love and support of my family, friends and our community. By the end of February, my strength was returning and I was back to a nearly full schedule. My world was almost normal.

Then came March. On the 16th, we stopped offering in-studio classes. A few days later, we cancelled massage and acupuncture. With a supportive and willing staff, we took yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi classes online, March 23.

Last night as I flipped the calendar to November, a tsunami of gratitude poured over me.

What a Year

What a year we’ve had so far. I could never have predicted that by the end of March we would be offering only online classes. Or, as we move into August, the studio would still be closed. But as Heraclitus said, “The only thing that is constant is change.”

With that in mind, I’m writing to announce a change for Desert Song. Over the next few months, we will be reinventing Desert Song to adjust to and …More

Desert Song echoes

It’s quiet here, the preparation for re-opening is nearly complete. But, I know we aren’t ready. Every morning I read the Arizona coronavirus update. Every morning, the number of cases and deaths increase. Today, the map shows Arizona dark red – More

Studio Update – Moving Forward

Like many of you, our online classes have sustained us and grounded otherwise strange days. Seeing familiar names and faces only on the computer has been the best and the worst of the past 10 weeks. more

Response to Coronavirus

As the coronavirus spreads and restrictions tighten, we discuss, plan and work for solutions to insure the health and well-being of both our community and staff. While we’ve taken multiple precautions in the studio, many factors remain more…