Innate Common Sense

by Jeannie O’Neill, Education Director   As human beings, we often are seeking external things to feel satisfied, or outside validation and understanding. When we want an answer about what to do next or where to go, we look around for a friendly face, a guide or a teacher. I noticed that often when I… Read More

Your Breath is Your Friend

Blog Post by Jeannie O’Neill, FLSM Education Director When I lead trainings, retreats, or workshops on meditation one of the first things I hear people say is that they cannot meditate or that they are just not good at it. I remember a time I felt the same way, that meditation was supposed to look… Read More

You Are What You Seek

Many of us search for purpose, and within that search we are often focused on a method to get there, or a teacher to guide us. Often it is believed that the solution, and the answers, are found externally. We emulate others, copy friends, try to reform ourselves into what we see as the way… Read More

Featured Faculty: Heidi Eckerson

After living in the past (and her head) for over a decade teaching history, Heidi decided a change was in order. Attending FLSM reminded her about the importance of being present and allowed her to get reacquainted with the rest of her body. After graduating in 2012, she opened a private practice where she is… Read More

How to Live a Radiant Life

Often I think of the word radiance and feel like it is one of those words that has become overused and misunderstood. I would see ads for radiant skin (buy this lotion!) or radiant smiles (buy this toothpaste!) but it never felt like they were correctly embodying the word. What I was searching for was a way to truly understand and connect to this concept. I felt drawn to radiance, almost as if the word itself was the key to youthful energy and vibrance.