Road-tripping South. First hour and a bit still detaching from farewells and other left-behind issues, rolling through Sydney traffic. Once on the southbound highway I crank the music up and start singing. Jason Mraz talks to my heart. Time for long phone conversations as I roll on without traffic. Each town I pass, the memory … More Roadtrip South
I’m just slowly cranking back up to the 1001 demands of everyday life after the most chillaxing sailing Christmas Holidays. I cannot stress enough how soul-nourishingly good it is to turn off those screens. It’s no new term, but nothing describes it better than ‘disconnect to reconnect’. Also disconnecting from teaching has refilled me energy … More Some-er Yoga just for me
My personal Ayuhuasca experience in the Australian bush. … More Ayahuasca
Originally posted on Sailing Yoga Family:
My wild child your home is the Sea Conceived on the waves She was the first you could see. Blue eyes like the water, expansive as the horizon, the world your oyster That’s my wish for thee. ? Now you roam secluded beaches, grassy planes, green hills and lush…
One December many moons ago, one of the things one of my teachers once said stuck with me: “My body is busy, my mind is calm.” It is very different running around like a headless chicken and feeling like one, OR run around doing 101 things at a time as you seem to do in … More Busy body, quiet mind
Yoga and meditation talk a lot about detachment from both positive and negative judgements. No clinging, no aversion. It’s hard for many of us Type A-trained Westerners whose schooling (at least mine) indoctrinated the big slogan of ‘No pain, no gain’ deep into our psyche. At least in my childhood there was no talk about … More Self-care
Yoga leads to a state where it doesn’t matter where you are and what you are doing. As Samadhi, the 8th step of the eight-fold-path, unfolds, internal quiet, contentment and happiness arise, regardless of where you are doing what. Yet, on the way there, the importance of ‘Sangha’, a supportive community, cannot be underestimated. Us … More My boat, my yoga mat.