Dance to the Music of Grace

Life may have you dancing to an assortment of music and rhythms. I’m a fan of variety but in abundance, it can get confusing and overwhelming. Sometimes, I find myself bouncing off the walls because I’m moving too fast or half awake. Ouch!

My dance training reminds me that spinning and balancing needs a spot of focus. I’m happy to say, I’ve found my focus spot but more about that later.


Now, speaking of dancing news…

PDS_Carol_Channing_Lee_Hale_The_Golddiggers_Alberici_Sisters

PDS 30th Annual Gypsy Awards – Carol Channing – Lee Hale – The Golddiggers – Alberici Sisters

I recently had the pleasure of doing a little song and dance with some of my fellow performers from The Golddiggers of The Dean Martin TV  Show at the PDS 30th Annual Gypsy Awards in Beverly Hills. It was heart warming to celebrate our Producer/Editor/Musical Director, Lee Hale, as he received a prestigious award for his contribution to the entertainment industry. Also honored were Carol Channing, Mandy Moore, choreographer of the movie, “La La Land,” with featured appearances from Dick Van Dyke, Lily Tomlin, Joe Tremaine, Nigel Lithgoe and many more. I must say it was a wonderful show and a gratifying experience to share this event with my sister, Linda Alberici – Eichberg and our “Golddigger Sisters.”

More Pictures on Facebook

My sister and I, Move-n-Groove with a “Happy Hour” of exercise!


Now, back to my focus spot…

When life has me going in multiple directions, that’s a cue for me to pause and pray, ‘Dear Lord, let me hear Your music, steady me in grace as I focus on You.’ 

“My grace is sufficient for you.” – 2 Corinthians 12:9

 

Move-n-Groove in grace,

Maria Lauren, AKA Maria Elena Alberici – Riccio

Your Powerful LIFE blog

My Website

“Your Powerful LIFE” is a blog about LIFE: Living, Inspiration, Fitness, Entertainment… It is produced in my own time and solely reflects my personal opinions. Statements on this site do not represent the views or policies of my employer, past or present, or any other organization with which I may be affiliated. All content is copyrighted.

 

How to make Rainbows in your Life thru Meditation, Insights and Healing Foods!

 

powerful_life_crayons

Do you feel blue or grey, red or pink? Did you know that colors have psychological properties?

 

I enjoy teaching the healing benefits of Yoga and Tai Chi at Kaiser Permanente Healthy Living Center. As each class comes to a close, I lead patients with deep breathing and guided imagery. The following rainbow meditation is a class favorite!

 

Rainbow Meditation

  • Sit or lie down in a comfortable position in a quiet space.

  • Breathe deeply into your nose, through your lungs and into your diaphragm while you think the words, ‘I am relaxed.’

  • Imagine yourself in a beautiful place in nature, your own vacation spot that you can go to whenever you want to find peace of mind and tranquility.

  • See a beautiful rainbow above you. Each color represents a feeling.

  • Now, see a soothing blue color of peace flow through you and shine from you.

  • Visualize a lovely pink light gently warming you with love.

  • Now, a sunny yellow light fills you with friendliness and creative intelligence.

  • See the color red strengthen you and fill you with courage.

  • Now, a green light nourishes you with harmony and balance.

  • See a warm orange light nurturing you with abundance.

  • Visualize a violet spiritual light filling you with truth.

  • Now, a white light cleanses you and purifies you.

  • Each color of the rainbow goes where it’s needed within you.

  • Feel a rainbow of colors flowing through you and extending out to the world.

  • Breathe deeply and begin to wiggle your feet and shoulders, slowly coming out of your relaxation. 🙂

~~~

Rainbow Inspiration

 rainbow_quote

 

I find that reading inspired words and listening to inspired music, lifts my spirits! 🙂

 Rainbow-Quote-Free-Printable-Image

rainbow_sound_of_music

NEW! Listen to this awesome recording of “Climb Every Mountain” by iconic performers Barbra Streisand and Jamie Foxx. I love this song! I love this album!

~~~

Rainbow Food

Our foods, fruits and vegetables are alive with color! Make it a point to eat a variety of fruits and vegetables, packed with vitamins and minerals, every day.

rainbow foods

rainbow_eating

 

I’m going to use the whole box of crayons to draw a beautiful rainbow.

Let your rainbow shine!

Maria Lauren, Your Powerful LIFE blog

~~~

-n-Renew-CD:-Maria-Lauren,-Al-Alberici If you liked my Rainbow Meditation, check out Relax-n-Renew for inspirational meditations and comforting music.

maria-lauren.jpg Your Powerful LIFE blog is about Living, Inspiration, Fitness, Entertainment…. It is produced in my own time and solely reflects my personal opinions. Statements on this site do not represent the views or policies of my employer, past or present, or any other organization with which I may be affiliated. All content is copyrighted.