A Card from a Client

Posted by on Nov 27, 2021 in Blog | Comments Off on A Card from a Client

After the fire that occurred on Wednesday 11/17/2021 at 4:30 am that burnt the Massage Cabin to the ground at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, CO, I returned to the site days later. I returned looking for a heavy metal toy that was my grandfathers as a child. I thought if anything survived the fire it would be that toy – a black horse fondly named “$20 grand”. Although I didn’t find the toy, I did find it interesting as to what God the universe wanted me to see. One was a card from a loyal client from...

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Yoga & Activism – Uniting the Blessing of Universal Health Care for All

Posted by on Jan 5, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Yoga & Activism – Uniting the Blessing of Universal Health Care for All

For nearly two decades (’92-2008) I worked to change policies regarding the marketing and use of tobacco products. I learned a lot. Despite the tobacco industry pouring millions into trying to defeat Public Health works in this area, the tobacco industry lost. I have been looking for an issue and the right time for me, to begin using my advocacy and community mobilizing skills toward another public health issue. I have found that issue. A big yay in my world. Universal Health Care is the issue. Why did I get involved with...

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Culture of Kindness

Posted by on Oct 1, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Culture of Kindness

Creating a culture of kindness is within our reach and is a characteristic of positive mental health. Yoga, massage, and the body of Christ point to a culture of kindness.

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Rules to Live By

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Rules to Live By

Rules to Live by - personal value clarification and guiding principles

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Story of Homegrown @ YMCA

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Blog | 5 comments

I’d like to tell you my story of how Homegrown Yoga and Massage come to be at the YMCA of the Rockies. It’s a God given story, one of divine timing and need. About four years ago I first learned about the Yoga Journal Conference held annually at the YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park Center. It’s an expensive conference to attend and I really wanted to go but couldn’t afford the registration. I heard about a work exchange program the conference was offering where you can work 20 hours a week in exchange for a free conference pass. It’s...

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