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The house needs some life. Preparing small flower arrangements. #haikuflower #guerillagardening

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MANTRA | MUDRA | MOVEMENT

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July 27 and August 10, 1-3pm at Yoga Loft Hawaii 
I’m excited to share that I will be co-teaching this workshop ion Hawaii with my dearest Erica Jago, Yogini, super talented designer and a deep inspiration for my journey as creative healer. Join us on a summer Sunday afternoon while we explore:

MANTRA: healing energy of sound vibrations 

MUDRA: yoga for the hands 

MOVEMENT: Kundalini and Vinyasa Flow

Sign up for both classes and receive a $10 credit towards the series. Call 808.721.9818 to RSVP. 

About the Hosts:
Erica Jago is an accomplished graphic designer who’s book Art of Attention was ranked #1 for design on Amazon. In Erica’s teachings, design is vital for transforming instructional concepts into artful and meaningful class experiences.  

Maricarmen Sierra is an experience designer and multidisciplinary mind-body artist with over 10 years of experience teaching yoga and the art of presence. She was born in Mexico City and is currently living in San Francisco, sharing her practice with innovators and creative leaders, helping them grow into deeper presence. She has a passion for mudras, mantras and movement, as beacons of the subtle and the sacred.

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“ What is the optimal balance between social immersion and creative solitude? Why does interpersonal conflict so often coincide with innovation? Looking at pairs allows us to grapple with these questions, which are as basic to the human experience as the push and pull of love itself. As a culture, we’ve long been preoccupied with romance. But we should also take seriously something just as important, but long overlooked — creative intimacy. ”

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Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs, considers the end of the sole genius myth in a New York Times op-ed. (Hemingway, of course, would disagree – in his short and spectacular 1954 Nobel Prize acceptance speech, he spoke to the creative value of working alone.)

A side observation: The op-ed seems to be the new-old book trailer. Shenk recently wrote a similar piece for The Atlantic

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On participatory commerce and how to design for personalization, engagement and learning.

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Songs for shamanic nights. This ancestral language speaks straight to my bones. And makes me resonate with the universal expression of voice before words, of meaning without grammatical structure. Pure spontaneous expression of essence. 

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Wright’s Celestial Map of the Universe, 1742
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A synopsis of the universe, or, the visible world epitomiz’d / by Thomas Wright of Durham.

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Also, if you want the ultra-high-res version that might crash/stall your shit (it’s 10k px tall, lossless jpg), that’s { here. } YW.

Wright’s Celestial Map of the Universe, 1742
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A synopsis of the universe, or, the visible world epitomized by Thomas Wright of Durham.

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