Play The Shot In Front Of You

Two weeks ago Lydia Ko shot a 62 on the final round of the ANA Inspiration 2021 LPGA tournament. When asked about that round she shared three things that helped her tie the course 18 hole record. ” I stayed patient.” “No matter what the situation was’ , she said, ‘ I was just focusingContinue reading “Play The Shot In Front Of You”

Mastery

What makes a master gardener a master is not domination of the plants or soil. It’s their understanding of nature, and the skillful application of what they learn, that allows them to contribute to the conditions that makes things grow.  What if we approached our body the same way? We might discover that mastering our healthContinue reading “Mastery”

Movement And Stillness

We are expressions of the oscillation between movement and stillness. We each have our own unique patterns of movement and stillness, and our bodies,  take on the form of those patterns created out of our intentions and actions, both conscious and unconscious.  When we move, tissues warm, soften, dissolve and re-orient themselves to support theContinue reading “Movement And Stillness”

The Blessing Is Outside Your Comfort Zone

The athletes have finished their warm up and are moving to the line for the start of the workout. It’s a tough one, what we call an “edge” workout. They will challenge themselves – going beyond what they’ve done before. 120 yard runs in 19 seconds, 35 seconds to jog back to the start, 30Continue reading “The Blessing Is Outside Your Comfort Zone”

Cultivating The Conditions For Growth

If you want to grow your health or fitness or improve your performance it’s helpful to think like a gardener more than a mechanic. We don’t really make ourselves healthier or stronger or turn ourselves into better runners. Instead we cultivate the conditions out of which that health or performance can emerge. The changes andContinue reading “Cultivating The Conditions For Growth”