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So what's with all the Kim Gordon?
Reality Check If I told you how long I've spent writing this blog, you might be surprised. I haven't been punching a clock, but it's definitely been more than three, 4-6 hour blocks. Trouble is, as I write about this stuff, I keep slipping into art speak. M...

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Derangement, Inside Us All
Inside Us All THE SKULL The skull is a powerful icon. While generically associated with the likes of motorcycle gangs and heavy metal, the skull also represents a common denominator in humanity. Underneath the skin and external attributes that differentiate...

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Learning To Ride The Wave
Original article written for Verve - A collective resource committed to teaching artistry at Marwen . I was feeling first-day-of-school jittery. It had been about a month since my last workshop with Embarc . In fact, it had been a whole month since I’d led ...

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Beer & Yoga: Exhibition at 18th Street Brewery
Creating a collection to show at 18th Street Brewery gave me the opportunity to investigate the concepts I explore through my work from a different perspective. Consequently, the work has taken a significant step developmentally and provid ed unique insight...

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3 Types of Live Screen Printing Events
Live screen printing at 18th Street Brewery's Grand Opening. March was a really fun month in which I had the opportunity to screen print in real time at three different events. Screen printing in real time— or live—is a different experience and process than...

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Intuitive Flow Yoga
BZ Daily Sunrise In western civilization, the word commonly used to describe the practice of poses or postures in terms of flexibility, balance and strength is yoga. The practice of poses (asanas) is actually just one aspect of a much broader entity that is...

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About Tadasana, Art & Yoga 2014
Tadasana is the first asana in BKS Iyengar's Light On Yoga  and is naturally fitting as the first image used in my 2014 art & yoga intensive . Tadasana is the basic standing pose and a lthough it looks simple, there is complex network of systems at work her...

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Quantifying Yoga Practice
Yoga doesn't really seem like something that should be recorded and measured. There are no goals in being present. That being said, there is usually something a yogi is working toward that brings them to the mat. This motivator might be a specific asana, an...

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2014 Yoga & Art Intensive
In the sixth chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Krishna explains to Arjuna the meaning of Yoga: “When the restlessness of the mind, intellect and self is stilled through the practice of Yoga, the yogi by the grace of the Spirit within himself finds fulfillme...

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How to be okay when you don't get your way.
A saying my feng shui teacher likes to use is—”all in perfect timing.” She got the saying from her teacher. It’s an easy one, right? Sometimes our timing is not the same as that of the universe. When I want a certain thing—a certain relationship, a certain ...
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