The Benefits of SOL

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 […]

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Dear Fear

Fear. It’s a real dream killer, isn’t it?     Fear strips the confidence right out of you and replaces it with judgment and anger and self-loathing. It tells you that you’re not good enough and makes sure that you […]

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Setting Myself Free

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 […]

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A Poem: The Invitation

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 […]

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My New Favorite Word

(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 […]

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Declare Yourself Queen

Can we talk about haters for a minute? What’s the deal? You’re feeling good. You’ve worked hard to accomplish a goal that you set for yourself. All you want to do is celebrate with the people around you and yet, […]

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A SOL Release

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 […]

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