Sun Salutations

One day last summer, during one of those hour-long yoga flow classes, I…


Full Moon Rising*

January seemed like a long month, and a month that lacked any kind of rhythm or…


Before the Miracle

Using the excuse that we are still in the beginning of a new year (a great time…


The 11th Trip

Matt and I spent Christmas week in New York City freezing. Yes, we also went to…


The Magic of Timers

My sister swears that every time she started messing around during her piano…


Fermata Practice

On Wednesday Mark came into his lesson with this announcement. “So I really,…


Holiday Practices

Some years ago Matt interrupted my early morning reading over a cup of coffee…


All Fall

One of my Christmas cacti is in full bloom. Meanwhile, my lilac bush outside is…


Ghosting

Last week a student asked me, “Miss Amy, what are you going to be for…


Selma

The composition assignment in the studio this week is to take a favorite book…