COVID Silver Linings – Jan 2021

This has been such a trying time-for all of us. But, then we thought, “It can’t be ALL bad, can it? Surely, there were some Silver Linings that we discovered along the way… So, we asked our staff if they noticed any Silver Linings during this “time of COVID”.

Here’s what our office manager, Barb Bosh said her Silver Lining has been:

Automation and simplification have been primary goals at Desert Song for several years. When I accepted the position of office manager, they became my goals.  We made some progress, but it was slow – too slow…more

COVID Silver Linings – Nov. 2020

This has been such a trying time-for all of us. But, then we thought, “It can’t be ALL bad, can it? Surely, there were some Silver Linings that we discovered along the way… So, we asked our staff if they noticed any Silver Linings during this “time of COVID” and here’s what some of them said…

My silver lining: uninterrupted time to dedicate to my creative process, both in design and fabrication. It’s been a huge evolutionary shift for me.  -Anita Farrah

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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.
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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

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