This weekend marked the beginning of a year-long journey to deepen my mindfulness practice. The practice of learning to be more present for each moment of life. I'm undertaking this training with the Mindfulness Association in Glasgow. This initial weekend together we were guided by our two highly skilled teachers to explore intentions and motivations … Continue reading Being present – a journey into mindfulness
All-in-all, I'm so glad I listened to my intuition and took the opportunity to assist this training and work with two incredible Forrest Yoga Guardians, Cat Allen and Heidi Sormaz. The experience has certainly helped me to continue growing into a more skilful and wiser version of myself.
The main reaction I was met with when mentioning my silent retreat this summer was surprise and disbelief. What no talking? At all? For one whole week? I had no idea how much we seem to fear silence. Fear slowing down. Fear disconnecting from the outside world. And at the same time we crave a … Continue reading The power of silence – a week in the Spanish Pyrenees
A few months ago I reached a point in my life where I was tired of struggle. Exhausted by all the striving I was doing to change. Up until then I had been a master of struggle. An expert at tying myself in knots. In a constant battle (against no one but myself!) to make things different than how they actually … Continue reading Good enough now
The last few years have been a journey. The road has been long and winding. The journey has been one of exploration and discovery. Of high highs and low lows. With a lot of emotional ups and downs along the way. Those who know me (or who follow this blog) will know that one of … Continue reading Yoga nidra – the practice of welcoming
Establishing morning rituals helps us connect to the beauty of each day and feel more ease, happiness and fulfillment.
I am often asked about Forrest Yoga and why I choose to teach this form of the practice from among the many different styles and approaches to yoga available. So I decided to write a short post about why I practice and teach Forrest Yoga. An easy task, right? Wrong. No sooner had I begun to reflect … Continue reading Why I practice and teach Forrest Yoga
A question I’ve been asking myself recently is how to stay balanced and healthy during times of transition. It’s been on my mind because over the past few months my life has been pretty full on. I have been travelling with work, starting new projects, finishing old ones, moving to a new flat in a … Continue reading Wellbeing on the move