Feeling Your Body: Spiritual Embodiment Meditation
The body is a device to calculate the astronomy of the spirit.” ~Rumi I love this line by Rumi because it shows the inherent connection between our body and our spirit. It isn’t enough to know the significance of this connection in the head, but it’s important to feel it in the body—spiritual embodiment. When […]Continue reading
My mother’s group
Shakti Groovin’ Women is literally a dream come true. The idea for a woman’s empowerment group came to me in a dream that I had two years ago—but it is also inspired by my experience growing up with my mother’s group of women friends in Damascus, Syria. I remember I felt safe and supported by […]Continue reading
Breathe Your Way to Empowerment
Time to Breathe Sometimes I resist taking a moment in my busy life to breathe and gather myself. Especially on high stress days I just want to keep going, crossing one more item off of my to-do list and take care of one more loose end. My mind drives me like a slave master, telling […]Continue reading
What is Shakti?
Simply put, Shakti is the female principle, the divine feminine. She’s the universal source of your abundance, your creativity and your sensuality which feeds your sexuality. She is Gaia, the Great Mother. She is love, wisdom, beauty and joy. In her darker, more terrible forms Durga and Kali, she is the destroyer of ego and arrogance […]Continue reading