Mini-Reflections: Surrendering in Free Standing

In my practice, I love when I’m standing there and I deeply relax, and then relax further.  Sometimes I get so relaxed I almost fall asleep for a moment, and then in that softening, somehow my firm ideas suspend, and this kind of innocent vulnerability emerges. It’s like I’m walking into a blank prairie. I’m…

Make Friends with Reality

In our January Month-long Intensive, we have been talking about how to deal with stuck places and emotions.  This is a rich topic. Here are a few reflections from my own experience. I remember my first New Year at Sogenji. On the New year,  we had to write a poem and present it to entire…

January Monthlong Intensive: Birthing True Wisdom

Birthing True Wisdom After the great success of the October Monthlong Online Intensive we have decided to do another one in January. This Intensive is for new or experienced practitioners wanting to commit to a month-long program of daily practice. The group will practice together on normal class days (5 class slots available per week)…

Musings on Walking and Standing Still and Being Filled Up by Grace

Some musings on walking and standing still and being filled up by grace: Many times, doing my practice, as I stand there, in my office, or in my living room, or in the forest, I imagine how Saint Francis felt. There he is, walking barefoot in the forest, burlap sack for clothing, unadorned, bare before…

Mini Retreat: Touching Source December 12th

Saturday, December 12th 8AM – 12 PM PST VIA ZOOM $60 ($30 for Energy Collective Members) This Mini retreat will give attendees the opportunity to explore their Internal Process. Discovering and engaging in this process can help with pain relief, provides an internal sensory language, and will offer tools for attendees to continue exploring on…

Notes from Our October Online Intensive Beginning Today

Here are some notes from the first meeting of the October Online Intensive I shared to begin to frame what I hope to happen in the group. -Let’s take this opportunity of the month to saturate ourselves in practice.  Let’s take the time to explore what it is that is walking around, moving, etc.  It’s…

Four Week Internal Process Introduction Video Series

So I finally made a video series. People from class have requested to have a reference to use when not in class. Or it might be useful for those who don’t feel comfortable joining the class. Please share this purchase option with people who might be interested.  In these video classes we will explore Zhan…

October Internal Process Group Intensive

Please Join us for this online program for the month of October. This Intensive is for practitioners wanting to commit to a month-long program of daily practice. The group will practice together on class days and individuals will agree to practice on their own on other days. This is an opportunity to support each other…