Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Friday, May 22, 2009
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Acrobatic yoga will take Europe this year :)...in the form of 2 blond Vikings and an Asian Pixie. We'll be teaming up with 2 french circus troupes for an Eiffel Tower show mid-July. I really look forward to playing with them this summer. We are looking for 2-3 more yoga studios in both France ,Italy and Spain for our acro workshops this July.
Italy and Texas come together again this summer in Europe. Jade and I will join forces in France in June and make our way through Paris, Milan, and 6 other cities performing and teaching.
photo copyright: Lynn Milena Powell
Photo Copyright: Pleasant Photography 2008
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
and at whatever risk.
To let life leak out, to let it wear away by
the mere passage of time, to withhold
giving it and spreading it
is to choose
-Sister Helen Kelley
"Let it be short, let it be long --stop cutting and patching;
Going along with the high, along with the low, it levels itself."
-Case 20, The Book of Serenity
"Quiet your mind and you will see the moon and stars reflected in your being." - Rumi
"The important thing is this: to be ready at any moment to sacrifice
“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. The round heads in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status-quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify, or vilify them. But the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” Jack Kerouac
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
I'll be traveling over the next month shooting a few of my buildings/lobbies that I've done in the past 6 months. Over the next week I'll be driving...and I mean Driving... all over Texas for 5 of my latest properties. In a few weeks I'll be flying to Nevada and Colorado shooting 5 as well. The designer I work with is flying me out west. We both need to really update our websites and portfolios. It's like have hundreds of children that you've never seen...installed. I can't wait. There's nothing like an art-filled Texas-size roadtrip, M
Above: Two 5ftx5ft huge lobbies pieces for Denver. Not a great photo, but two of my favorites.
Look for write ups in the Austin Statesman, Chronicle and Rare magazine. You can preview and purchase the new collection now. Marigolds is located at 2200 S. Lamar just south of Oltorf.
I met tons of new friends and played with familiar circus companions. The beauty is just being apart of such transformation. I viewed self growth and watched the community of yogis come together to help each other.
Thanks Mike for the great little email he wrote for lulu. I've never heard it stated better:
"Join us on top of Whole Foods as Maranda Pleasant facilitates an Acrobatic Yoga class for all levels, ages, abilities, colors, doshas, zodiac signs, etc. It is a combination of partner yoga, circus acrobatics, massage and communication/connection chakra opening moves. We're taking it up a notch for the LAST class in the Weird Wednesday series. Bring a yoga mat if you have one."A big thank you to lulu. I'll be teaching in Houston, the Woodlands and San Antonio on a regular basis for lulu as well as holding workshops in those cities. Please let me know if you are interested.