Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made. Ted Shawn In the Tango, Meringue, Rumba, Waltz and all other forms of dance, women have the role of following. Men lead. As a student of dance, instead of perceiving following asa role of submission, less than or… Read More 425.553.1181 Easy Steps to RISE into Inner-Peace Shortly after my move to Seattle I realized everything was completed but one thing- the installation of my printer. I was curious why I was procrastinating with this one element which is essential for my business. The avoidance was the same old story I’ve told myself… Read More

The free and unending gift Joelene Ashker, M.A. M.S.S. It comes in many shapes and sizes during all seasons. It shows up unexpectedly, swoops in and takes over. It can bring tears of heartfelt appreciation and deep wells of sorrow, regret and pain. It can be anger and resentment and at the same… Read More

Worth the W.A.I.T. Joelene Ashker, M.A., M.S.S. Worth the W.A.I.T. While sitting at dinner with friends years ago, I became aware that I was addicted to talking about the drama in my life, the negative, the shocking. It was my hook. My way of getting attention. This realization saddened me recognizing that if… Read More