Levi Ben-Shmuel is a Tai Chi and Kabbalah teacher, and co-creator of "Sulam Chi: A Dance of Life."
Topic: Speaking for a Wiser Life
Levi’s debut album, "Take a New Road," is a joyous celebration of the inner journey toward spiritual freedom.
While pursuing a career in software development, Levi earned a master’s degree in economic development from MIT in 1989. He studied Yang-style Tai Chi intensively during his years in the Boston area. Levi moved to Israel in 1991. During his nine years there, he worked in the economic development field, created a computer consulting business, taught Tai Chi, studied Kabbalah, and co-created Sulam Chi. Levi returned to the U.S. in 2001 and moved to Santa Fe with his family in 2003.
October 2, 2013 at 2:09 PM
'Few are called to pursue an extreme sport or profession where you put your life on the line on a regular basis. But all of us are called to be true to who we are.'
September 4, 2013 at 2:15 PM
'There are forces at play both within and without that do their best to lead us astray, to keep us away from realizing our full potential...'
June 11, 2013 at 2:35 PM
"Play, something we all did naturally as children, is an essential ingredient for good health"
May 24, 2013 at 3:59 PM
"...one negative thought can insidiously create a downward spiral of destructive thoughts..."
May 2, 2013 at 9:42 AM
"If the technology existed, it would not be a good idea to bring back the dinosaurs."
April 19, 2013 at 10:46 AM
"When we call for justice, what are we really asking for?"
March 29, 2013 at 4:22 PM
"...having faith in something bigger opens us to the mystery and love that is at the core of life..."
February 21, 2013 at 1:55 PM
December 27, 2012 at 1:19 PM
"As we move into 2013, may we decide to lay down some of our arms on the road to a more peaceful and loving country"
December 11, 2012 at 1:15 PM
"I was surprised to see that the movie tackles the tension between the roles of aging boomers and a new generation of young people..."
November 19, 2012 at 2:12 PM
"Jerusalem means 'City of Peace.' May the vision of peace it represents for all people be realized soon."
November 13, 2012 at 12:48 PM
"...we are here to accomplish things, and our bodies are the vehicles we have been given to make change happen"
October 11, 2012 at 12:25 PM
"As we get older, it become iimportant to maintain stability in walking and turning by lowering our energy below the waist"
September 17, 2012 at 3:21 PM
"... the first step must be a matter of the heart as well as the head"
August 29, 2012 at 8:52 AM
"there are many ways to bring your mind, body, and spirit into alignment and balance"
August 3, 2012 at 1:58 PM
"Even if you have fallen badly and feel trapped in the darkness, you too can rise once again"
June 29, 2012 at 10:19 AM
"When we loosen up and see the humor in our own foibles, we gain a strength that is truly a joy to live"
June 11, 2012 at 1:04 PM
"Being in the flow, also called being in the zone, is a remarkable state"
May 21, 2012 at 12:02 PM
"For me, reframing work as play is a very effective metaphor"