Brittany’s Blog

Music is Yoga, too

Yoga is more than movement.  Yoga is meditation.  It’s withdrawal of the senses and extreme focus to achieve profound meditative experiences, and it’s connection with self and everything, and it’s breath and groundedness and journeying . . . So, yeah.  Yoga is music.  The sixth limb of yoga is Dharana, or extreme concentration and single-minded … Continue reading Music is Yoga, too

No Thanks, The Man.

“Something is happening,” she said.  “People your age,” she said, “are starting these businesses . . . “ And it’s like we don’t even give a damn about the “way things should be done.”  We are out there taking big risks, making waves and creating brand new community models in the strangest places (Waterloo, Iowa, … Continue reading No Thanks, The Man.

Diving into Darkness

I came up through the mud, baptized in fire and blood.  I’ve been beaten and bruised, homeless and hungry, addicted and depraved.  I’ve been abandoned, neglected, blamed, and drained. When I broke free of imposed circumstances, I proceeded to recreate a hell for myself – and it was a dark, hard escape.  Like the lotus, … Continue reading Diving into Darkness