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Involution and Evolution: The Real Solution

Hi everone. I’m winding down my body after a challenging few days. My latest experiment has been to construct a full body “jolly jumper” down here in the land of magical manifestation. A jolly jumper falls into one of my notions that if I create the right environment for healing to occur – it will, thats nature. If I knick my hand, and take care of the details, my body will do the rest – heal itself. The jolly jumper also represents another notion I have about the body in its wisdom and mystery – the body is movement, the pulse of life, that is its nature. When external “out in the world movement is reduced (either by choice or chance) one becomes more aware and intimate of moving with/into the inner rythyms of your beingness.. something I had mentioned in my latest weblog/video Baba Hari Dass’s

Published by Mary-Jo

I am passionate about diversity, inclusion, sustainability and community. Having raised my children in a small B.C. town as a single parent, I relied on the community, my resourcefulness and the land to sustain us. We developed a market farm,built a cafe and catering business that utilized the produce, local farmers and families to thrive. As a Waldorf school parent I became experienced in biodiversity, edible landscapes and community engagement. I gained substantial skills in leadership, facilitation, project management, communication through teaching yoga and running various business's. My role as a facilitator and trainer to individuals seeking to become a yoga teacher- whom never thought that they could stand in front of a room and speak in public, gave me insight into human nature and coaching. In addition to designing and building businesses - cafés, yoga studios and national training programs, I am a student of Social Development & Social Psychology and understand the complexity and importance of social engagement. I can handle with grace most any situation, having encountered a disability later in life. Consequent to becoming disabled and through advocacy and providing peer support I have trained and acquired extensive exposure and understanding of UN principles on disability, The Human Rights objectives, theories and principles of Universal Design and the various challenges and obstacles for those affected and the relationship to various stakeholders. After 30 years of teaching yoga, my spinal cord injury and subsequent sabbatical has allowed for the integration of my yoga and more in-depth study of the Healing Arts. I have had the fortune of working with some of the best in the field of rehabilitation, Somatic Experiencing and manual therapy including Emilie Conrad, Mark Finch, Judy Russel, Rod Stryker, Carolyn Myss, Ana Forest, & Tim Miller, Susan Harper, Mariah Moser, Herta Buller and Nature.