A new term, a passion and taking life on, full force.

Today in Bikram Yoga, the teacher introduced me to a new term.  “Yoga Buzz”.  We do a pose that gets your heart pounding like you ran up a set of stairs.  In reality it’s a backward bend in 104 degree heat.  I love it.  It’s not for everyone.  In one class I remember thinking “am I…

How we use the term Restorative Justice, for ourselves and the movement.

A favorite site of mine RJOB,  is a recently updated site that you will find a WEALTH of information regarding Restorative Justice, their library is excellent.  They have “rooms” you visit based on your role in the system or community.  I highly recommend checking this out.  Yesterdayat the RJOB blog I found a review of a…

The act of crocheting, during pre-conferencing for Victim-Offender dialogue.

You don’t actually bring yarn and a needle to a restorative justice pre-conference.  I’ve named something, made a metaphorical explanation.  You crochet who the person is, what is relative to them, into the pre-conference process. Here’s how it developed.  I’m training in a new staff person.  I am taking her to all the pre-conferences I am…