Reflections

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How Breathing Creates Vivid Speaking

How Breathing Creates Vivid Speaking

What if, in addition to hearing you, your audience could FEEL your words in their hearts and in their bodies? It’s possible…  In this video, I share how using your breath can create a vivid experience for your listeners....

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Be YOU. Trust.

Be YOU. Trust.

There I was, sitting in the parking lot outside of a MAJOR corporation here in the Silicon Valley. I'd been an Executive Assistant in this very building just ten years earlier; before I left my high-paying, full benefits job to live a more aligned life. Now I was...

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Trust Your Wacky

Trust Your Wacky

5 years ago I took the plunge to deepen my yoga practice by doing a yoga teacher training. 4 years ago I did my teaching demo in front of my cohort and the leaders - Jean Mazzei and Brenna Geehan. I'd known Jean for years from our time together in acting classes. For...

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Purpose Pressure Overwhelm

Purpose Pressure Overwhelm

I’m grateful to be surrounded by so many people who regularly talk about things like “life purpose, values, and impact.”  My colleagues, friends, and clients can’t get enough of topics like these. It’s awesome! And yet, a wave of people in my world are feeling...

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The Alchemy of Breathing

The Alchemy of Breathing

"Fear is excitement without breath." - Robert Heller Five years ago, after accidentally taking a five year break from acting, I returned to the stage with a bang. My return? The Theatre Bay Area General Auditions. It’s hard to convey the magnitude of these auditions...

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The Magic of STAYing when Speaking

The Magic of STAYing when Speaking

We crave connection. But when we're speaking to a crowd, or having an important conversation, it's SO tempting to try to find a short cut or to go "out of body" and hope the other people will go first. Watching this video to learn about the Magic of Staying (Including...

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