Bodywork, Yoga, Grounding

Grief Happens

“You need bodywork,” my wise friend said matter-of-factly.

I knew she was right. This misalignment often happens to me when I spend too much time in my head — working, writing, over-analyzing.

But this is more than that. This is something that’s been going on for a long time now, and something I’ve turned away from since my kids were born.

The body holds memory and emotions in ways our mind doesn’t.

I’m a body person. I’ve always occupied my body in a deep connected way.

As a young child I danced and did gymnastics.

I played basketball and tennis in high school and though I struggled with eating disorders in my late teens and twenties, sports were healing for me — the place I felt most at home, the most like myself.

I recently began teaching tennis – a sport I mostly broke up with in my early twenties…

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