” 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”
In these times of unknown and times of deep reflection as to our relationship with life that has become so out of balance. I am reminded of the deeply self realising and precious times I spent in remote places in South America, Sri Lanka and Africa practising in nature , in the wild. HeldContinue reading “Inner Wisdom, Inner Wild”
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”
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 ?”
“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”
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Hi, I’m Julie . Previously a traveller, teacher, and still lover of all things to explore . I qualified as a yoga teacher in 2006 , moved to Spain in 2011. I live with my cat by the sea near Barcelona .
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