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Playfulness and Learning

Playfulness and Learning

We played our way to organic, natural learning. During our last intensive session in Germany I met a beautiful and bright little girl with cerebral palsy. When she arrived she mostly lay on her back, she did not have language but could say “ah.” I built the whole week...

Exploration and Discovery

Exploration and Discovery

This summer we went camping on the coast of Maine, taking in the air, the waves, and the quietness.One night a car alarm woke me up in the middle of the night. I opened my eyes and thought, “Is that our car? Where are my keys, my shoes? Do I have to walk all the way...

Should my child be doing this?

Should my child be doing this?

During our workshop in Germany we guided caregivers to first connect to their embodied experience of self, and then explore new ways to connect with the child. When we allow the time and space each of us needs to experience life more fully, we support potent learning...

Creating space for change

Creating space for change

I would like to share with you today a story about one of my clients, which shows so well how empowering yourself from the inside out can bring amazing changes in your life and the lives of those around you. It is not easy to make decisions especially when we are in a...

Being attuned to the present moment

Being attuned to the present moment

So much of our work is about being attuned to what’s happening in the present moment- refining our ability to respond dynamically to the moment, in movement and in our interactions with each other. The other day I accidentally locked my keys in my car (whoops!), just...

Connecting with Blondie

Connecting with Blondie

Meet Blondie, a fourteen-year-old horse. He is suspicious of others, and his owners say that if a horse could be on the autistic spectrum, he would be one of them. I met his owner chatting "over the fence" when she told me about all the difficulties this horse has. My...