Blog Archive

  • The fifth sense: SMELL (5/6/2021) - So far we have looked at the first four senses, the lower senses that are related to the will.  They all pertain specifically to one’s own body. This month we move outward and begin to explore senses that relate to the outside world.  These are the middle senses and are… ... Read More
  • The Sense of Touch (4/19/2021) - Touch is the fourth sense among the twelve that Rudolf Steiner, founder of Waldorf Education, developed and introduced about 100 years ago. The sense of touch is a lower sense, classified as physical, inner, or a sense of the will.  We are affected inwardly by touching outwardly.  This begins with birth and continues… ... Read More
  • Support Brings Release (4/8/2021) - That phrase is one I heard many times from a friend and yoga instructor. In the body it relates to the muscles, ligaments, bones and even the mind. I have come to think of it as a holistic approach to the way I work.  While doing certain poses and with the… ... Read More
  • In Search of Meaning (3/14/2021) - by DLHoyle, June 2020 As humans, we feel a need to make meaning from our experiences. Because of this, I imagine ritual has been a part of human existence since the beginning of time. I am drawn to using ritual as a spiritual practice and creating a container for life’s… ... Read More
  • The Sense of Balance (3/4/2021) - Balance is the third sense among the twelve that Rudolf Steiner, founder of Waldorf Education, developed and introduced about 100 years ago. On his website, van Gelder indicated Balance was the fourth sense, but Steiner identified it as the third sense in his book, Spiritual Science as a Foundation for Social… ... Read More