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From darkness to light!

This week in class, I was talking about the lotus flower, which has to be in muddy dark waters, before it can bloom. As always when I am teaching about a particular subject, it is teaching me, making me realise things as the class unfolds. For years I had tried to run away from, deny […]

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Finding Grace

Grace When you look up the meaning of Grace in the dictionary, many definitions come up; graceful moving and being, divine essence… For me it really translates into more tolerance, openness, of myself and others, love, light. It doesn’t mean I am floating about in bliss and serenity, actually its quite the opposite, because no […]

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Sometimes loving is letting go.

Sometimes loving is letting go.   So I got this kitten for my daughter. Another attempt to (unconsciously) compensate, to give her pleasure, to somehow fix her suffering from the very strained parentship between her father and me. The kitten is sick. All the time. Weekly visits to the vets, communications with a lady that […]

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Sthira and Sukham

sthira sukham asanam    Sthira Sukham Asanam. Asana is steady and comfortable. Performed with willingness as well as acceptance. Firm as well as pleasant.   There isn’t much written in the yoga scriptures about postures, but it does mention that a posture should feel steady and comfortable. Sthira stands for steadiness and Sukham means ease, […]

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The power of connection.

The power of connection. The word yoga is originated from the sanskrit word to «yoke» which means union. Union of the body, heart, spirit and soul. For me the practice of yoga is the way to connect to my body and heart. It is also a means to feel connected to my higher self, feel […]

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Birthing into motherhood

Birthing into motherhood. When we give birth, not only are we giving birth to a baby, we give birth into motherhood. But unlike the creation and being of a soul in a human body, I find the growth of being a mum is a much slower process. My children are 7 and 1o, only now […]

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Soul calling.

Soul calling. When you see a new trail, or a footprint you do not know, follow it to the point of knowing. ∞ Sioux Proverb Already as a small girl I had the longing to change the world. I would carefully dread around flowers when walking on grass, not to crush any. I could not […]

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Untying the knots.

Untying the knots.   On the first day upon my arrival in Pranamar Costa Rica, for the Embodied Flow ™ advanced training module, I got handed a necklace. A necklace, full of knots, in dangles. That evening I patiently untangled the fine golden Necklace that belonged to Ally Bogard, knot by knot, sometimes having to […]

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Living with integrity

Living with Integrity   “Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based […]