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Lessons from a water balloon fight diary empowerment habits human family Oct 10, 2022

It's a beautiful spring day in Sydney, full of sunshine and the heady aroma of newly blossoming jasmine. My daughter and I decide to take our puppy, Luna to the park. There's a mix of communities in our local park and today was no exception. Spotting some kids who go to the same primary school,...

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Am I speaking your language? empowerment habits human family queer tantra Jul 26, 2022

When it comes to language, I assume that everyone speaks the same language as I do. I'm not talking about English as a language. I'm talking about the words I use where I assume anyone else I'm talking to has the same understanding and application of that word.

And if they don't, they have to...

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Are you an Introvert, Extrovert or Ambivert? diary empowerment energy habits human family May 31, 2022

Where do you get your energy from? Simply put, introverts get their energy from spending time alone. Imagine curling up with a good book under a minky blanket and a cup of tea. On the other hand, extroverts get their energy from being social and interacting with other people. Picture a weekend...

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#FeministFridays podcast interview with Sarah Liberty block 13 human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference media queer queers of joy show ponies somatic coach the king coach yoga Feb 23, 2022

In this 30 minute episode of Feminist Fridays, Sarah Liberty interviews me about where I grew up and my early influences (hey Janet!). I talk about being an artist first and learning entrepreneurial skills later in life. We cover what started my dance career, what inspires me to get out of bed in...

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Who really is in prison here? anti-racism block 13 choreography empowerment human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference queers of joy Feb 10, 2022

Marrugeku’s Jurrungu Ngan-ga. Photo: Prudence Upton, Sydney, 2022

After a number of days deep in the work of distinguishing and untangling the impact of systemic racism that was raised by the BIPOC members of my Kings of Joy Naarm group and had us withdraw our show Queers of Joy from...

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Doing the work of anti-racism anti-racism block 13 empowerment human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference Feb 01, 2022

Doing the real work of anti-racism takes soul searching, emotional untangling, taking responsibility, deep intellectual effort, and staying in communication. This is the work that many people of colour are left to do when a situation requires them to do the ethical thinking and communicating...

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Menopause, Marriage & Motherhood podcast with Karen O'Connor block 13 gift to the world human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ media queer queers of joy show ponies somatic coach Dec 23, 2021

Karen O'Connor is one of those people who has an infectious smile and is a joy to be around.  Not only is she the host of the podcast Menopause, Marriage & Motherhood, but she also has an insatiable curiosity and cares deeply about people. She asked to interview me after hearing me share...

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What's the deal with world hunger these days? empowerment gift to the world human family Nov 12, 2021

Why The Hunger Project?

Someone asked me the other day, why did I choose The Hunger Project to partner with? 

There are a couple of reasons, but before I get to them, I should tell you the story of how I came to fall in love with the work of The Hunger Project. I first heard of their work in...

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1 cup of rice until Christmas block 13 gift to the world human family kings of joy queers of joy Nov 05, 2021

After the excitement of the last online show of Queers of Joy, where the Kings of Joy were interviewed and Lucretia, Festo and Fahad shared their dire situation in Block 13 and performed a harrowing lip sync to "We are the World, We are the Children...", the hype wore off quickly with a sobering...

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Who do I work with? human family human magnetism lgbtqia+ queer somatic coach Oct 19, 2021

Hello, my friend!

In case we haven’t met yet, let me introduce myself. You might have questions about the work I do and who I work with.

I empower LGBTQIA+ people through the body using the modalities of dance, yoga and tantra so that we can stay sane, be 100% at home in our own skin and...

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