Recently we had the pleasure of visiting Prince Edward Island, home of the beloved Anne of Green Gables. Here is a yoga flow chronicling my own attempt to channel Anne and live some of her adventures.
The Unexpected, Serendipitous Fandom Dance (a Perichoresis?)
There’s something magical about a dance that comes out of nowhere. It’s as if suddenly things and people are in tune and in sync – so much so that they produce an art form more than the sum of its parts. Writers know this, of course, which is why they occasionally include them in otherwise…
A Hero’s Journey Mega-Flow!
Our favorite heroes’ stories follow a common pattern – as do our lives, really! Joseph Conrad defined 12 steps in this pattern as the Hero’s Journey, outlining how every hero starts out in a dull, not-quite-right beginning, gradually gains allies and enemies and goes through ordeals, and finally emerges changed at the end. It rings…
Self-Care Flow: A Yoga Massage from Bottom to Top
The Cloaks (& Safe Places) of Fandom
We all need our happy, safe spaces – both mental and physical. For those who love their fandoms, those spaces might even be imagined. It’s lovely just to picture yourself in the TARDIS, on the Enterprise, or in Hogwarts. There may be no space more snug, however, than the kind that you physically can wear….
The Master Mentors of Fandom (and Being Your Own)
It’s easy to feel like Luke Skywalker, like Harry Potter, like Doctor Strange before he became a sorcerer. It’s even easy to feel like Anakin Skywalker. They are all full of intense, conflicting feelings and just the spark of potential – a spark waiting to be fanned into a flame by their sage, mysterious mentors….
Infinity Stone Flow!
Bot Buddies of Fandom Flow!
Telekenetics of Fandom Flow!
To geeks, who often feel powerless in this intimidating world, what could be more satisfying than the development of powers to move things with the mind – a superhuman strength that doesn’t involve humiliating time spent in gym class?!