We live in bodies. So the moments we take them to the edges of physical capability can be powerful and revealing—moments that can radically distill a sense of who we are, what we're about, and what deserves our attention and energy. This in mind, Christine D'Ercole and I dreamed up a climactic way to welcome the New Year at Peloton Cycle. Part solemnization, part sweat fest, and inspired by Coach Jim Caldwell's version of SISU, we led a pack of riders in-studio and around the world on to articulate and embody intentions for the year ahead. #DreamRide2015. The best part? You can join in. I AM grounded in gratitude and joy. I CAN dwell in possibility. I WILL honor my wildest dreams. I DO creative, life-stirring work. And you? Happy New Year. Take Wing.
I am a hedonist when it comes to fitness, food, art, and adventure in New York City, and the world. I work out and race because I love the feeling: power, endorphins, productive pain. I see movement as celebration and therapy, food as art and love, creativity as our most human impulse, and travel as a way of awakening and coming home to ourselves, to each other.
I seek out and create moments and practices that unite body, mind, and spirit at a brilliant pulse. Here are some stories from that rhythm.