The Embrace You weren’t well or really ill yet either; just a little tired, your handsomeness tinged by grief or anticipation, which brought to your face a thoughtful, deepening grace. I didn’t for a moment doubt you were dead. I knew that to be true still, even in the dream. You’d been out — […]
“I hope you don’t think your mother’s crazy.” Flowing tears, palpable across the miles, alerted me to lean in to the receiver, listen. “Your father thinks I’m crazy,” she laughed. “Maybe I am.” I waited. She let out a sigh, blew her nose. “What happened?” I asked. “When I was in the hospital I […]
It’s not easy to define in a few words. Let me tell you a story. “Where were you camping?” asked Lynn, our host at the King George Inn Bed and Breakfast. She filled the door to our room while she surveyed the suitcases and mound of Wegman’s shopping bags filled with shoes and books. “Asheville,” […]
I’m jumping on one foot – my left. Jump, jump jump. Then my right. Jump, jump. Right arm flails for the wall to avoid a face plant. “Ahhh, they’re different,” laughs my Yoga teacher, Carrie Gaynor at Absolute Yoga. Carrie begins each class with fascial fitness warm-ups designed to address the outer, fascial envelopes of […]
Ashley Montague’s book, Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin, has informed me as a mother, a massage therapist, a wife, and as a human being since it was published in 1971. While driving in the car one morning my mother read an excerpt from Touching from a women’s magazine where Dr. Montague explained that […]
Take a look around my site in progress. I envision it being a place for wholeness and wellness, a place for us to share. You may also want to check out the recommended resources page to get an idea of my learning journey. I can’t wait to share a class with you soon. Enjoy!
A midwife of soul assists someone in understanding what their soul is trying to tell them so they can evolve more fully into who they already are. Leah’s skills in writing, bodywork and dreamwork create a dazzling integration of mind, body and spirit which ultimately becomes a pathway to the soul within. All you have […]