Molting… Being and Becoming

As most of my readers know, I have chickens… Let’s rephrase, I have chickens that have become pets...that I love...that sit in my lap while I drink coffee...that greet me when I arrive home...that perch in the door frame bawking at me to let them in… Yeah, so basically I have chickens… aka.. “my ladies”. Three little ladies that have brought a lot of joy into my life. It sounds absolutely absurd just writing that last sentence. I had no idea it was possible either. It has been a fun adventure ...

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Backpacking and Yoga Adventure

  Hello Adventurous, Courageous WOMEN! Have you ever wanted to backpack? Camp overnight in the wilderness? Cook food over a campfire? Set up a tent? Awake with the sun? Completely immersed in nature... March 14-15th---We invite you to turn that curiosity into knowledge with a two day, one night trip into the wildreness at Cane Creek Canyon. (25 miles from Florence, AL) Learn everything about the exciting and challenging sport of backpacking while meeting and working together with other ...

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Gray Bear Spring Retreat 2015

Close your eyes, and imagine the season of SPRING with all of your senses… Breathe it in…The smells, feelings, tastes, sounds, and sights… crisp mornings, hot coffee/tea curled up in a blanket on the porch reading a book, fresh bread baking, talks around the fire, contemplating life while swaying in a hammock, endless views of dense forest, beautiful sunrises, quiet walks, fresh air, starry nights, silence, stillness, peace, laughter and JOY… (deep sigh) This season calls your innate creati ...

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Ashley From the Heart

Ashley From the Heart

I was just sitting here in the yoga studio, reflecting, cleaning up a bit, mopping the floors and creating a new chalkboard sign to place outside. Out of nowhere this overwhelming feeling came over me, with tears filling my eyes, of how full my heart is because of where I am today… so here is a little bit about me and how I became part of the Shoals Yoga family. It was a time in my life I felt empowered, felt the feeling of really living and for the first time allowed myself to follow my d ...

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