Gather all the parts of yourself back

Last week I took my Matryoshka dolls to class. Why? Because I'm a visual person and I know others are too, so it's important to find ways to convey verbal cues that are given.

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Retreat within your retreat

Halfway through your week at the Watermill, we shall take a retreat within your retreat to spend the day soaking up some of the amazing sights this part of Italy has to offer.

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Meditation is not a soft option

Often when we hear certain things, we immediately bring to mind an image or thought of what we know or remember. It could be a sunset - we all have our own image of what comprises a sunset, but it won't necessarily be the one that your friend is sharing with you. It could be the enjoyment of a slice of carrot cake - you remember the last slice of carrot cake you had, but it won't be the same as the one you are just about to enjoy (hopefully!)

 

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Transitions

In last night’s Women’s Wisdom Yoga, transitions and the parasympathetic nervous system were the main focus.

 

This was really bought home to me after running my signature workshop at the weekend – Being Stillness. The importance of ‘rest and digest’ and how little space we give ourselves for this very important function.

 

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Yoga, Meditation & Wine Tasting in Italy

Tuscan Sunshine

 

September sunshine in Italy...

Gentle morning meditation to ease you into the day...

Restorative, nurturing and nourishing yoga practices to bring a deep sense of ease and relaxation...

But that’s not all – the retreat that I’ve been invited to teach – Unplug & Unwind – at the beautifully restored Watermill in Posara, offers so much more.

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The Secrets of the Spiritual Heart

“Very few people understand the heart. In truth, your heart is one of the masterpieces of creation. It is a phenomenal instrument. It has the potential to create vibrations and harmonies that are far beyond the beauty of pianos, strings or flutes. You can hear an instrument, but you feel your heart. And if you think that you feel an instrument, it’s only because it touched your heart. Your heart is an instrument made of extremely subtle energy that few people come to appreciate”

[The Untethered Soul – Michael A Singer p49 / Noetic Books]

 

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Modern Neck Problems

Modern technology can be really beneficial and has helped us create and connect so much faster than before. However, there’s usually a price to pay and in this case, it’s our bodies – our necks in particular.

 

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Meditate for Tibet

For as long as I can remember, I have offered opportunities to raise funds for various charities through my classes. The goodwill of all who have taken part in these various endeavours makes me feel very grateful to know such wonderful, generous people who are willing to give time and energy.

 

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