A Conversation with #ARTYOGAPLAY student Laura Neiman
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A Conversation with #ARTYOGAPLAY student Laura Neiman

Now that I am back home, I have been blessed with reconnecting with not only my love for tacos, but more importantly the ever-growing yoga community here in Houston. Recently, I had the honor to learn more about one of my favorite #ARTYOGAPLAY students Laura Neiman. I have known her since our halcyon days as … Continue reading

Revisiting ART: K I N T S U G I
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Revisiting ART: K I N T S U G I

“There is a crack, in everything– thats where the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen Synchronicity delightfully comes into my creative process once again. Earlier this year, I learned about kintsugi, an ancient art of repairing broken pieces of pottery and melding them with a golden lacquer. It inspired me to recover an old painting … Continue reading

Day 25/28: What is an Artist Date?
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Day 25/28: What is an Artist Date?

According to Julia Cameron’s “The Artist’s Way”:  The Artist Date is a once-weekly, festive, solo expedition to explore something that interests you. The Artist Date need not be overtly “artistic” — think mischief more than mastery. Artist Dates fire up the imagination. They spark whimsy. They encourage play. Since art is about the play of … Continue reading

Day 22/28: A Conversation with #ARTYOGAPLAY student Cece Gonzalez
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Day 22/28: A Conversation with #ARTYOGAPLAY student Cece Gonzalez

In honor of International Women’s Day, I wanted my 22nd blog post to be about GIRL POWER. Below is an interview with one of my youngest #ARTYOGAPLAY students Cece Gonzalez.  Cece’s  relentless curiosity and vivacious personality is so infectious. She is a pint-sized embodiment of what I envision #girlpower to be. I hope you enjoy reading  our short and sweet … Continue reading

Day 11/28: How did Texas influence my creativity?
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Day 11/28: How did Texas influence my creativity?

For the next two posts in this project, I’ll be sharing how certain places (Texas on Day 11 and Guatemala on Day 12) influenced my creativity. Since the inception of my company #ARTYOGPLAY, it has always been my vision that through this interplay between yoga’s physical movement and the working with our hands as artists I could give … Continue reading

How Do You Recover A Sense of Strength?
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How Do You Recover A Sense of Strength?

I am leading a summer Book Club for the Badass on Julia Cameron’s “The Artist’s Way.” It is funny how the right book at the right time with the right people magically fall into your lap. Below is an excerpt of the newsletter I will be sharing with my badasses for our 8th week. If you … Continue reading