The theme of class 5 was The Power of Gentleness - how the flow of water is effortless and yet so powerful it can sweep away all traces of mankind and carve rock.
You'll see the quote I read from the Instagram post ironically enough featuring my back and my lovely fellow yogi Cristina's laughing face on one of our yoga teacher training days.
Be gentle with yourselves and remember gentleness represents great power.
Today was the first in a new class series of 5 where we will spend a little time exploring this concept of what we're made of, who we really are and what we can do to maximise our health. Today I shared the thoughts of how we take our bodies for granted and forget our true nature. We forget that our bodies are hugely, incredibly complex, intricate and powerful. Our bodies are strong and robust and at the same time, delicate. We forget that we are energy-beings. Our nerves
Yoga Like Water: May Class Assignment What is Meditation Meditation is a process of training the mind It's a way to understand the nature of your mind, to learn to focus and make your mind your own It enables you to find what is helpful for *your* mind, to turn your mind into an ally Meditation is being fully present in the current moment Why Mediate? Its a great, simple way to achieve peace of mind and de-stress and you’ll find you better manage stressful situations Meditat
Yoga Like Water: June Class Assignment I’ve known for a long time I have the ‘archetype’ teacher as this has come out in things like Myers Briggs assessments, but I dislike & shy away from the idea of setting myself apart, being the one up front and putting myself in a position where I apparently know more than others. I’m also terrible (and getting worse) at public speaking! What I’ve come to realise through various experiences over time is that this ‘teacher’ spontaneous