Plane destination: Next chapter

The dreaded farewell from my family lies in the past. After a moment of tears once my three kids disappeared behind the corner to board their plane to Argentina with dad, another feeling of ease and freedom quickly spread through my body. This trip wasn’t only going to be a massive milestone for them in…

Ekam Yoga Festival

I’m still integrating after a deep shammanic journey one-week off in the Blue Mountains and not surprisingly life’s business has thrown me straight into an involuntary spring cleanse. This is my body saying to to going from no speed to 150kmh in no time. Once I find my words I will try and give my…

Time off

The importance of taking time out has been written about many a times. And yet, I feel the urge to mention it again as I see most people talking about it, and very few actually doing it, including myself. Until last month that is. After last year’s seemingly long, cold and monotonous winter, I wouldn’t…

Yoga Nidra

http://www.youtube.com/watch This guided deep meditation is powerful beyond words, beyond deep relaxation, beyond a tool to calm down an anxious mind… Following the traditional format of Swami Satyananda and scientifically proven, a regular Yoga Nidra practice can rewrite your brain, freeing you from deep rooted trauma and unhelpful patterns. This way you open up to…

What’s it like to be a Doula?

Next to my yoga and home-schooling, I have been doula-ing on and off for almost a decade now. My favourite journo @Shevonne from @Babyology wondered what it is like to be a Doula… Here’s another fantastic, ten minute interview for you to expand your horizon: babyology.com.au/podcasts/feedplaylove/dini-martinez-what-its-like-to-be-a-doula/

The five Koshas applied

As a seasoned yogi you will know that in subtle yoga anatomy the body is divided into five layers: Anamaya Kosha – the grossest form of the physical body. Put simply, everything you can touch, including skin and bones. Pranamaya Kosha – the energy body. The breath and the force which causes everything to flow…

Why we homeschool – Interview

Beautiful 12′ interview by one of Sydney’s best journalists in the area… babyology.com.au/podcasts/feedplaylove/dini-martinez-home-schooling/

Learning from Aboriginal Elder

It’s been a few weeks now that I’ve spent a weekend in the Australian bush, honoured and privileged to learn some of the ancient dream time stories, ways, laws and ceremonies of this land from an elder Aboriginal mother, grand-mother, healer and medicine woman. Dream-time stories Whilst I’m not going to go into details here…

Wild Child

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…