The Benefits of SOL

20 Apr

A woman told me recently that she really wanted to come to SOL more often, but it made her feel guilty because she didn’t usually go out by herself in the evenings to have fun. First, let me say, I think we underestimate the benefits of fun. It depends on your definition of “fun”, of […]

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Setting Myself Free

26 Sep

Shannon Skipper/ SOL Sister Monday nights writes:   Tonight was a night for letting a lot of things go. Tonight was about what I needed to be my best self, my true self. Tonight, I was able to set my demons free, release some stress and anxiety, set a little weight off of my shoulders, […]

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A Poem: The Invitation

19 Jun

This incredible poem, by Oriah, has been around for almost a decade. It has come into my life many times, hitting me a different way each time. Never has it been more powerful and relevant than today when, for the first time, I read it as myself asking these questions of myself, rather than asking […]

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My New Favorite Word

21 Jan

(adj.) [uhn-fuhk-wi-thuh-buh l]   I’ve been thinking a lot about TAKING ACTION. More specifically, what we need to be doing to keep us in the right frame of mind – focused and inspired – to take action to get what we want. It’s three weeks into January and I’m already feeling a little overwhelmed when […]

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A SOL Release

30 Aug

Shannon Andrews Skipper writes about her SOL experience – A SOL Release After SOL I’m completely exhausted yet exhilarated. It feels incredible to let go, be wild and free and feel the effects of working this body. Dance is so expressive and unique and OH how one can express their light in the darkness. I’m […]

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