Humanity is on a centuries-long trajectory towards sovereignty and self-determination for all beings. This evolution is based on the conviction that all life is sacred, that all beings are interconnected, and that a better world for each person is possible. But it is not an easy road. Big shifts disrupt the status quo, and can awaken fear and resistance. All great social change requires visionaries: brave and outspoken leaders who can stay committed, stable, supple and joyful while working towards great social change.
Bending the Bow tells the stories of early activists in eight of the great social movements- people far ahead of the general population in their ability to sense a needed change. Christine highlights the common attributes, beliefs and skills these people possessed. It looks at the underlying structures that helped their visions to achieve lift-off
Please join me in my favorite practice of the week – where we can geek out on the full yoga feast, including liberation theology and all kinds of syncretic teachings that help us live in more freedom. Asana variations will be offered for all levels. Full Maha Practice: 1 hour + 45 minutes Each class has all the elements of a full practice. Opening chant,…Find out more »
Christine works to bring more joy and less suffering alive in the world. She’s a yogi; speaker; author; the founder of Rosebud Woman (an intimate wellness line); the cofounder of New Earth Mandala (a meditation retreat, farm and garden); a mom and grandmother. Her prior work as a tech CEO, and then as a technology futurist, has given way to a more organic look at the future of our species: where do we go next in our psycho-emotional and spiritual lives that will make a more coherent, congruent and whole world for everyone.
We can do the same actions with completely different energies: whistle while we wash the car or grit our teeth the whole time. Our no can be soft or rigid- both are “no”, but they leave different imprints inside of us. As we become more aware of the always-present humming center of our being, the indwelling perfection, the big battery of life, pulsing with light….we
When I was a little thing my parents would release us naked onto the beach like most European children and we would clamber over rocks and play in the shore waters for hours. There was no self-consciousness about it at all. After being sexualized and shamed about my body in adolescence and adulthood, I stopped being naked in public. It seemed then a no-win situation: