philosophy

I'm teaching an environmental philosophy senior seminar at Sterling College this semester titled Posthumanism. The premise of the course is to think about how it might change our relationship with both one another and with the non-human world if we reframed our perspective to no longer see humans at the center of the world. We begin … Continue reading philosophy

pride

The Sterling Skyrunners competed at the Wolf Hollow Half Marathon and 5k this past Sunday -- with Sterling runners placing 2nd, 8th, 11th, and others finishing in the top 20 and placing in their age groups. I ran a solid but relatively conservative race myself -- taking more pride in seeing so many of my … Continue reading pride

Movement & Mindfulness

I had the great pleasure of facilitating an intensive class called Movement and Mindfulness at Sterling College over the past two weeks. As part of the course, the students and I participated in on and off campus meditation sessions, moving conversation, Feldenkrais, Tai Chi, rock climbing, rowing, walking, event mapping, Japanese forest bathing, walking meditation, running, yoga, yoga … Continue reading Movement & Mindfulness

Always learning: lessons from students

I've had a couple of terrific experiences with students over the past few weeks-- from teaching a two-week intensive class titled Resilience, Complexity, and Flow at Sterling College--to meeting with hundreds of students at Cannon School in Concord, NC last week. Each of these gave me a chance to have some powerful and important conversations about what it means … Continue reading Always learning: lessons from students