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The End: Reflections on The Burlesque Experience & Life Itself

The End: Reflections on The Burlesque Experience & Life Itself

Eight years ago this summer, a number of events and “chance” meetings and connections and sparks and ideas came together in a combustible, most unplanned, unexpected way, and me and my friend Matt (yeah, the Matt I’ve been engaged to for the last five years!) got this […]

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My Summer of Reinvention & Transformation

My Summer of Reinvention & Transformation

Hey there, friends! It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. And what huge changes my life has been experiencing this summer. You may have noticed and heard some things, I’ve shared some with you already. I’ve been in reinvention mode this summer, allowing life to unfold, practicing surrender, learning […]

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Somewhere Between

Somewhere Between

A couple of months ago, I had a dream. In the dream, I was playing the keyboard and making music and experiencing great pleasure. In real life, I didn’t play any instruments. And I woke up with a longing. It wasn’t the first time I’ve longed to […]

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Have you forgotten? You are a wild one.

  “Underneath it all, we are wild and we know it.” – Reggie Ray, Buddhist scholar From the time you were a little child they’ve been trying to tame you. They told you how to sit, they told you how to behave. They told you what nice […]

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If you’re waiting until you’re “ready”…

If you're waiting until you're "ready"...

I want to tell you today, you will never be ready. There will never be a perfect time. That dream you have, you know the one I’m talking about, has been patient, that longing has persisted, yet there are still so many hurdles, so many shifts, so […]

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Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine

Yesterday was a dark day, for millions of us. Many of us stayed up the night before watching the dreadful reality happen, electoral vote by electoral vote, state by state. Around one in the morning, I finally gave in to exhaustion and went to bed, overcome with […]

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Stop trying to be fearless.

Stop trying to be fearless.

  Fearlessness is total bullshit. There. I said it. I have yet to meet someone who is fearless. If they claim to be, well, they’re either hiding it, or sleepwalking through life. And here’s a confession: I nearly cringe when someone calls me “fearless.” And another: I’m […]

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What These Women Have Taught Me

What These Women Have Taught Me

I am more in love with my work than I have ever been. One of the most beautiful parts of my work and my life is The Burlesque Experience. Running now for five and a half years and 22 seasons, around 230 women have come through this program, […]

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Do the Wild Thing.

Do the Wild Thing.

“Underneath it all, we are wild and we know it.” – Reggie Ray, Buddhist scholar   From the time you were a little child they’ve been trying to tame you. They told you how to sit, they told you how to behave. They told you what nice […]

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Your Fear is a Master of Disguise

Your Fear is a Master of Disguise

Remember in every episode of Scooby Doo, at the end, the kids would catch the scary ghost that had been haunting them, only to pull off his mask and discover it was just some guy, pretending to be a scary ghost? In my countless sessions with clients, […]

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