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Ariel’s Ecstatic Debut

I’ve known Ariel Churchill for about two decades and is a Santa Cruz local –  she’s always been into the arts and has found herself creating through music, dance, & other expressive arts. She brings a calm, solid and heartfelt energy and I’m excited to have her craft a musical journey for us on August […]

On Prayer & Pleasure

  Inner Rhythm ~ October 16th, 2014   “…For what is pyayer but the expansion of yourself into the living ether? And if it is for your comfort to pour your darkness into space, it is also for your delight to pour forth the dawning of your heart. …When you pray you rise to meet […]


I have an agreement with myself to move authentically. This authenticity comes from a source deep within me. I love when I’m able to get out of my own way, sufficiently, so that I am BEing moved from this source. And, this is necessary to fulfill my agreement; to be in integrity with myself. ~Hamid […]

Inner Rhythm: Free For All!

This Thursday, Sept. 20, at the 418 Project Aloha dancing tribe. Inner Rhythm began two years ago at the Chi Center as an intimate, humble tribe … now, we are an intimate, humble tribe … and we are a powerful creative force in this community—supporting freedom, authenticity, transformation, integrity, and the safety for us all […]

Inner Rhythm

Inner Rhythm is free-form ecstatic dance/movement meditation. It is a practice of being present in the moment, and in our bodies. Being authentic. Feeling, healing and transforming. Witnessing and being witnessed. We move into allowing and feeling the full range of this human experience. When we really settle into ourselves and get out of our […]

Inner Rhythm Has Moved!

Still every Thursday 8-10pm. 418 Project, 418 Front St. Santa Cruz. Honesty… with self and others. When we really listen to our Inner Rhythm- to our teacher, there IS movement that can express what is there; and when we are willing to Allow this Honest expression, even surrender to it, follow it … that is […]