April 2017: Mindfulness

With the arrival of spring in the valley, the studio gardens have come into full bloom. Our veggie gardens, sunflowers, pear and orange trees offer us the fragrances and beauty of this season. We have so much to celebrate and many …..More

Community and the Brilliance Series

I was raised in a family of 7 children, first daughter, second oldest. We were a close-knit family and this aspect of life was an important part of my upbringing.

When I moved to the valley in 1979 …..More

Awaken the Qualities of the Heart

This past month we held a peace gathering for peace, love and community at the center, one of thousands of gatherings all around the world. Over one hundred of us came together and held the conscious experience of peace in our hearts. Have a look… More

New Year – Awakened Purpose.

I have been practicing yoga for almost 4 decades and have come to observe the essence of the Yoga practice is needed more than ever before. 2016 has brought such intensity to our everyday lives. We have seen it from our living rooms, on our streets and in our political arena. More


Until this past Monday, it has been so beautiful outside that it hardly seems like we are in our winter season. As we move towards the Winter Equinox, where the nights are longer and the days are shorter, it is an excellent time of the year to draw inward and find some time to reflect upon the blessings (and lessons) we have experienced over the past 12 months. More