Contentment was the word that really stuck with me this weekend. Thinking about how I am always evaluating, comparing, and overthinking things makes me realize how little contentment I feel. This weekend has exhausted me. I was not prepared & I felt it every minute of this weekend. I see how not making the time…Read more Contentment is hard
"You cannot teach what you do not practice". "Be certain in your confusions - confidently unconfident". - Felicia This program & this training is not one that is going to make cookie cutter versions of what the instructor thinks a yoga teacher should be. Felicia is having us make that decision. We have the ability…Read more Intentions
I had been going through the motions of the day. Filling my requirements & being present physically, but not so much mentally. When it was time for me to talk all I could think about was Frustration, which lead to sadness and crying. I released everything that had been on my heart after our first…Read more Friday’s
History was never my favorite subject in school. I was always taught by white males & to me all we seemed to learn about was white males. I didn't realize at the time, all of the history that was deliberately taught to me or left out in those lessons. Slavery & People of the global…Read more History Lesson
Don't try to sit there and act invisible. We all see YOU! Silence is a way of opting out. Something white people have the privilege of doing. To be apart of this work you need to not be afraid to speak up. Make a fool of yourself & get corrected. That is the only way…Read more Joining the conversation
I'm excited to be back for month 3 & for this training. A pillow & blanket are going to be a needed accessory to the weekend in order to settle in to do some work. Learning| Unlearning |Listening | Speaking
The Conversations are Deep. The Emotions Raw. Sadness & Fear felt by so many resilient souls. There are no words. I have been looking at the world through a white lens for 26 years. I have only experienced the world from that view point. In white systems that surround us all.