Holding space in our hearts

Holding space in our hearts

“The heart is a sensory organ that guides our decision-making ability as well as our understanding of ourselves and our place in the world. It’s a symbol that transcends time, place and culture. ” Dr Joe Dispenz, Becoming Supernatural I was reminded today whilst teaching yoga how important it is for us to go back […]

Deepest learnings from a 30 day no touch practice

I’m a totally people’s person. I love to hug, chat and just be in the company of anyone who is up for a chat. Growing up in a big family you kinda got used to all the noise and people around. This has it’s ups and downs as you might imagine. I could always share […]

Dawning of the new year, through the lens of Lakshmi

If you’re setting your goals for 2015, set one that allows you to connect with your heart. Honouring the gifts of the goddess Lakshmi is about valuing and respecting you and witnessing the beauty she offers in the world.

Saraswati – the mother of mantra, creativity, civilisation, wisdom and knowledge

Saraswati – the mother of mantra, creativity, civilisation, wisdom and knowledge

Lets meet Saraswati the goddess of knowledge and intelligence. It is said that when Saraswati gives her blessing, a dumb person becomes a poet.

Meet Kali Ma the mirror of our inner state

Meet Kali Ma the mirror of our inner state

This month I was given the opportunity to host satsang, where I got to choose the topic.  I chose to explore goddesses, which I feel are the most important part of life and creation today.  I planned these sessions by starting with Kali, followed by Saraswati, and this weekend i will indulge in the most auspicious […]

The Power of Satsang

The Power of Satsang

I have spent three weeks in the company of great individuals in Berlin. In Sanskrit this gathering is called Satsang, which also means in company of your guru or with an assembly of persons who listen to, talk about and assimilate the truth. I spent time at the Jivamukti Berlin studio.  The studio is a […]

AuMega eXperience

AuMega eXperience

Being at the feet of our teachers from all levels is a blessing, especially in this day and age. In particular in the presence of the dynamic trio Jules Febre, Rima Rani Rabbath, and Julie Kirkpatrick at the Jivamukti Omega Immersion. The first week of September is the most exciting part of the year. The back end […]

First impressions

First impressions

This is the start of a 10 week break from my average normal daily activites.  Over the last few months, well, since 1 December 2013 my life hit a new high version of the ‘norm’.  I embarked on my Jivamukti 800 hour apprenticeship with Karolina Szymala.  This in its own right was a journey of […]

Identity

Yogas Chitta-Vritti Nirodhah “When you stop identifying with your thoughts, fluctuations of mind, then there is yoga, identity with Self, which is Samadhi, happiness, bliss and ecstasy” Human beings start putting others into boxes the moment we meet each other… “are they smart?”, “are they a potential mate?” “are they a networking opportunity”.   We […]