IMG_7686Happy Summer to all!!

I had a beautiful night singing for Beach Yoga on West Dennis Beach with Stephanie Gilrein. We will be back for the full moons on July 19 and Aug 18. Join us! CHECK OUT MY FULL SCHEDULE HERE. With all that is happening in the world I am so grateful to do what I love and offer music in service of Humanity’s peace, awakening & empowerment. Let’s keep singing, keep loving, and keep taking action towards a better world for all! love love love

I wrote a longer blog over at Sounding Still Wellness about Full Moons, Fathers, &Rainbow Flags that you also might enjoy.

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This Full moon in July is called Guru Purnima and in the Hindu faith it is considered an auspicious day of honoring the guru – or great sage and teacher. Many of you know I consider Derek O’Neil a great sage and teacher of mine. He will be in Boston on Nov. 9 and I encourage anyone interested to come. It’s a lot cheaper then getting all the way to Ireland and it will be a wonderful day!

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I have had many teachers in my life. My first and perhaps most deeply felt one was my mom. For many of us, this is true. Wether we feel our relationship with her was wonderful, horrible or somewhere in between, this initial relationship is one of our greatest teachers.

Next comes Dad.  I have been reflecting recently on some of my favorite (and humorous) things I have learned from my Dad. Here are the top 10 (according to me)

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Me & Dad & Dennis (my big bro)

10. Ritz crackers and cheese can be a meal

9. Really, it’s not that windy, we can make it to the next port

8. Fixing stuff, no matter how broken, is much preferred to buying something new

7. Kids are far more resilient than adults think

6. Laughing at yourself, life, and everything else is a really good idea

5. Music is awesome and you should play it loudly in your house all the time and go see it live

4. Movies are also amazing and you should seek out independent and interesting films. They feed you.

3. Even when you feel you are at your worst, you are still probably better than most

2. 95% of life is showing up

1. Keep one hand for yourself and one hand for the boat

Thank you to all my teachers, especially my Dad. You can learn more about him at HIS BLOG

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Happy Mothers Day to all – A little late. I was in Boston this past weekend participating in an Autism and Music Conference at Boston Conservatory. Along with the fabulous North End meal, the weekend was truly nourishing.

And now I am off to help my cousin perform her powerful play SICK.mom saying hi

I love May. I love this time of constant visible growth in nature and the absolute blooming of green green green and pink and yellow and all the colors. IT’s also nice this year that my inside experience matches the nature outside me, as I feel like I too am rebirthing and blooming again. This is not always this case. we don’t always feel in sync with the nature around is and that’s ok.

May 17 will mark the 7th year anniversary of my mom’s passing from this earth. 7 years. It feels like a blink of an eye and multiple lifetimes. And isn’t that how time feels these days? both compressed and expanded. It’s amazing if we are aware, open, empowered, and excited to serve ourselves and those around us, then we are able to flow with all that is. I am grateful for every moment of the last 7 years in which I experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. I am grateful for it all. In deep gratitude and honoring of my mother, Ellen, myself, and our journey together, I am sharing this song and video I created while living in Egypt in 2010.

We are all mothers in our own way. THANK YOU for all you are and all you create. Happy FULL MOON tomorrow.

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Alicia

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That oscars show was a little weird, don’t you think? I mean I love musicals – I used to write them, but that felt more like the tony’s than the oscars. just sayin. Jennifer Hudson and Adele rocked it though. and congrats to Ben Affleck. Thanks for that true piece of wisdom: “It’s not about getting knocked down, it’s about getting up” or something like that….

It’s a full moon day. ENJOY it. and come to meditation tonight at 7pm. I was just with my Teacher Derek O’Neill and look forward to sharing the wisdom, love, and awakening I experienced with all of you. If we have time and it flows, I plan to remind us all how to draw the Prema Agni.

This sacred symbol which you can trace in the air or on someone’s back translates as the “Fire of Divine love”.  Join us TONIGHT at Sounding Still Wellness for our full moon meditation and learn about in person.

You can learn how to draw it yourself HERE.

Lots is happening in the next few months so be sure to scroll down and check it all out. There are still a few spots for the Retreat on Sunday – see below. (registration closes on Friday)

May your heart be filled with LOVE LOVE LOVE!

The Joyful Woman
Yoga and Chanting Retreat
March 3 9am-3pm
with Kristen O’Toole

Presented by Sandwich Rec Center
Register Here or call 508-888-4361

Sunday April 7 10:30-4:30
Rising Star Initiation

The Rising Star is a powerful self-healing system. It is “self” because all healing is self-healing. The practitioner is trained to hold the energy and create the space for you to heal on whatever level you are ready for.

Why get a Rising Star Healing Session?What you will experience:

Rising Star Training Overview:
Learn the origin of the Rising Star and its lineage
Receive full instruction on how to perform a Rising Star healing – in person and remotely
Learn how to do a Rising Star self-healing
Master the So Hum meditation to strengthen your healing practice
Practicum – doing Rising Star Healing Sessions with classmates
Receive Initiation into the Rising Star Healing System
Rising Star Healing System Technique Best Practices
Rising Star Healing Session Experiences
Healing Technique & Session Questions and Answers

This healing systems is a highly effective tool that assists humanity in moving forward toward health and enlightenment.

Upon receiving these powerful initiations and certifications, your vibration will increase and you will move forward on your spiritual path, healing yourself and releasing more of the negative ego that keeps you stuck in old patterns. In this way, you become a clearer channel through which these healing energies can flow to assist others on their journey. Even if you do not plan to offer sessions or classes to others, once the energy of the Rising Star and Prema Birthing are within your aura, that healing energy will benefit all who come into your energy field. Becoming a practitioner or teacher of the Rising Star and Prema Birthing will enable you to be in greater service to yourself, others and the Divine.

You are also invited to become a member of SQ Wellness in support of your practice.

Call to learn more or register: 646-345-5484

Other Upcoming Dates:

Friday March 15 House Concert 7pm
Phoenix, AZ Call Tara Flynn to reserve a spot
480-543-7770

Sat March 16 Concert & chanting workshop 3:30pm
B Well Center, Scottsdale, AZ

Sat March 30 Cape Cod Chat House 7-9

Wed April 10 Cape Cod Chat House 7-9 NEW MOON

Sunday April 28, Yoga Reaches Out Event Gilette Stadium
with Jill Abraham