Magic Moments in a Sufi Shrine

Magic Moments in a Sufi Shrine

This is me in a snake stance with “Happy Camel” in the Cholistan Desert. Cholistan Desert, Pakistan 1990 I was in Pakistan teaching special education, tutoring a private student and working directly for his family. They allowed me a lot of leeway in terms...
Quantico

Quantico

My Recent Visit to Quantico & the FBI HQ in DC You have read about the FBI Training Academy, or you’ve seen it on TV and in movies, but it honestly does exist. Nestled away in the woods, this is where real agents train to catch the genuine bad guys. I am on the...
Black Belt Essay | Mas Twila

Black Belt Essay | Mas Twila

Read about one woman’s journey through her Black Belt test at Naga in the art of Poekoelan Tjimindie Tulen.   Below, watch part of Mas Twila’s board breaking sequence.    This is a test we will always remember. Twila being celebrated at the end...
Black Belt Essay | Mas Audrey

Black Belt Essay | Mas Audrey

In our art and school, it takes much more than physical ability to successfully make it through a black belt test. Sure, we raise incredible fighters at Naga, but our Black Belts must also demonstrate fortitude, resilience, and strength of character. Confidence,...