Whole Body Breathing – fluid intelligence, space and the spine

” After a while when the last three vertebrae closest to the ground start to receive life,  if we are attentive , we will discover that the energy running along the back of the spine (from its base to the top of the head)  increases in power, making the spine alive and strong.”  Vanda ScaravelliContinue reading “Whole Body Breathing – fluid intelligence, space and the spine”

Yoga Coming up bouyant in uncertain times

Yoga  for Buoyancy in uncertain times  On a branch, floating downriver, a cricket, singing. by Kobayashi Issa, transl. Jane Hirshfield   Practising the ancient arts of yoga and meditation we promote self regulation of body, mind, spirit.  A proactive response in alleviating  the impact of social isolation and events out of our control on our well being andContinue reading “Yoga Coming up bouyant in uncertain times”

What needs more room to grow ?

Meditating together online What needs more room to grow? Loving life a short meditation to try for free   The tendency in our cultural thinking when we think of  growth , is we are talking about more of something.  Whilst in nature growth is cyclical and arises from deep systems of interconnection and mutual flourishing that support all life.Continue reading “What needs more room to grow ?”

New Beginnings , Staying Close

“When an asana comes about spontaneously as a natural expression of one’s interior state , it will be perfect.  That is to say , the position of the legs, hands, arms , head , the gaze… everything will be as it should be …  Performance of an asana by an effort of will can neverContinue reading “New Beginnings , Staying Close”

Saturday 25th November – Sensitivity and Aliveness in our yoga practice Yoga Inspired by Vanda Scaravelli

Saturday 25th November  11am – 1.30pm  At the Well Women’s Centre, Carrer de Casp 80, Barcelona Inviting you to inhabit your body, with deep listening, and starting with the breath, discovering body’s inherent aliveness, strength and freedom of movement from the spine open to all with and without previous experience of yoga This yoga morning isContinue reading “Saturday 25th November – Sensitivity and Aliveness in our yoga practice Yoga Inspired by Vanda Scaravelli”

Awakening from disconnect

Slow Sunday is a class I offer to explore what one often might  feel as a ‘disconnect’ from ourselves, perhaps consumed by our busy lives or difficulty.   This disconnect  might be the ache of feeling separate or isolated in some way.  Sunday Slow offers a space to come back home again.   Coming back toContinue reading “Awakening from disconnect”