Running in New York Marathon to raise funds for Harlem United

This is so exciting! I will be running in the New York Marathon on November 6, 2016 to raise money for Harlem United. My goal is to raise $3,000 for this fantastic organization that helps Harlem community members by providing access to health care, resources, and education about AIDS and HIV. They provide quality HIV … Continue reading Running in New York Marathon to raise funds for Harlem United

ChiRunning and Yoga at BC Wilderness Visions

July 16-17, 2011 – CANCELLED $349 includes teaching fees and delicious organic vegetarian lunch, snacks, and tea Location: Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve, North Vancouver 9:30 – 4:30, Saturday & Sunday Guides: Angela and Karen are teaming up for the second year in a row. For a glimpse into the awesome time had by all at … Continue reading ChiRunning and Yoga at BC Wilderness Visions

Is yoga and ChiRunning the answer?

Last weekend, Angela James and I, along with two musicians and eight participants, had a fantastic time at the ChiRunning and yoga retreat at Monkey Valley. It was the most beautiful time of year, with flowers of dozens of varieties in bloom, the grass waist-high, and visiting birds of many colours flitting through the willows … Continue reading Is yoga and ChiRunning the answer?

Kath running and pre-emptive forgiveness

The kath is the belly centre, also known as the hara (in some Buddhist traditions) and the don tien (in martial arts) or dantien. In the Diamond Approach we use the term kath, and one of the foundational practices is the kath meditation. The kath centre is also known as the moving centre, so on my … Continue reading Kath running and pre-emptive forgiveness

Chi running

Before I finish the story of my trip to California and the medicine walk I took, I want to tell you about the chi running workshop I went to last weekend. Angela James taught the workshop. She is the only certified chi running trainer in Vancouver. Danny and Katherine Dryer developed this method and wrote … Continue reading Chi running

Ah, the luxury of hot running water!

It took two years from the time I bought Monkey Valley until there was hot running water to fill the beautiful claw foot bathtub in the upstairs bathroom. The bathtub was the first purchase I made after getting Monkey Valley. It weighs hundreds of pounds! Hugh and I brought it up in the ice blue … Continue reading Ah, the luxury of hot running water!