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Love In Action

Love In Action

Like me, Zanzan has spent his career in the hospitality industry. As manager of ARMA in Ubud, Bali for eight years, he ran one of the most beautiful and successful hotels in the city. He met Desmond Tutu and other luminaries when he helped my friend Carole Angermeir plan a major conference in 2006. By […]

Get on The Bus

Get on The Bus

“You’re either on the bus or off the bus.” –Tom Wolfe, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test A few weeks back, a couple of young women blew into Nosara and caught my attention. I first noticed them after yoga class as they carried two hand-painted driftwood signs that I didn’t stop to read. A few days […]

What if You Had No Limits?

What if You Had No Limits?

If someone had a yogi couple of the year award, I would nominate Susan and Bill. No, Susan can’t put her leg behind her head while balancing on her arms. I’ve never seen Bill float from downward dog into a handstand and then gracefully glide into a seated position. Susan has beat up her knees […]

Meetings Made of Magic

Meetings Made of Magic

Have you ever thought about how complicated it is for the universe to bring two people together? To get the right folks in the right place at the right time, there are tons of strings to pull, planes to delay and sleep to disrupt.  When you think about it, it seems like a complex web […]

A Typical Day in Playa Guiones

A Typical Day in Playa Guiones

In Playa Guiones, the howler monkeys start chortling and roaring around 4:45 A.M. I usually hit the howler-snooze button until around 6. Breakfast on the patio. Usually fruit with yogurt and a little granola. Sometimes it’s dense bread smeared with avocado. Yum! Yoga in one of the many studios here. One of the reasons I […]

Show Up with What You Got

Show Up with What You Got

My friend Laura is a free spirit, with a bit of gypsy in her.  She stays light on her feet; indeed, sometimes she seems to float into a room. I met Laura in yoga teacher training and was immediately drawn to her.  I sensed from the beginning that she had a back-story that I wanted […]