16 Sep 2015

The body knows

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The body knows everything. Every cell is aware of the breath. It becomes aware of the life force the inhalation will bring, even before it happens, and as the exhale takes place the body receives the energy.  The bodymind is a device of mindfulness that results in consciousness. It is awareness of self, of the body as an object, of […]

9 Sep 2015

Be in the world, not of the world, and find eternal peace

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Nature show us how beautiful, fragile and powerful we are. Seasons come, seasons go. One constant remains: change. When we release into this wisdom we may to connect with our inner, “forever” self. When every end is a new beginning we may learn how to be in the world, not of the world. A wellspring of Eternal Peace. […]

4 Aug 2015

Go within. Be the change.

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The simple act of drawing the breath deeply, slowly into the body, and breathing out, with focus, soothes the nervous system. The bodymind is instantly stilled, and energised. The breath itself enhances absorption of oxygen and elimination of toxins. In a matter of a few minutes practice much life force is taken in. We use this easy breath and meditation technique in […]

27 Jul 2015

Learn to access true inner peace with yoga

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A yoga class is a time set aside, away from the humdrum and excitement of our daily lives. The “far away” I refer to is not so much geographical distance, or a period of time, rather a state of mind. In a yoga class we may identify inner peace, gain access to it, and learn […]

13 Jul 2015

Yoga, purpose and community

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Yoga is one of the great happening things of our time. From New York City to surfer’s in Australia, more and more people are doing it. Of course yoga is as old as the mountains (pun intended) and ancient Tibetans and has been promoted as far back as the oldest books on the planet, the […]

13 Jul 2015

A Weekend Yoga Retreat

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A wonderful opportunity to do yoga at leisure, at a lovely place, only one hour drive drive from Cape Town city. At Fynbos Estate, you feel secluded and welcome, a great place to easily connect to your eternal, inner peace. ● End of September weekend, Friday 25 – Sunday 27th, 2015 ● R 1 700 includes all activities, […]

11 Jul 2015

Lightness of being

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I often wonder what it sounds like when persons talk about stuff like “light bodies” to others who are not so accustomed to such things. Sometimes I even wonder myself, as part of an ongoing of enquiry of what reality may be, and how to present the multiple options from my yoga teacher perspective. I recently […]

6 Jul 2015

Self-realisation & Yoga Part 2 – Meditation

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Meditation is the essence of yoga and the key to self-realisation Continued from Part 1, the preceding blog Self-realisation & Yoga. Yoga says “self” can only be known in meditation. And it instructs us to meditate in the body, utilising the “bodymind”, as a whole.  to know self. This is why “yoga” also means to “yoke”, or […]

6 Jul 2015

Self-realisation & Yoga

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Yoga often mentions self-realisation as its ultimate goal. The path to “realise” “self” may be a long and winding road. A good place to begin is to investigate who, or what, self is. One may think of it as a process of remembering who we are. The “self” yoga refers to far too easily gets buried under a […]

25 Jun 2015

Yoga, Light Body Consciousness & Meditation Music

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Meditating, with body awareness helps one experience what is mentioned in some texts, ancient or more recent “new age” movements, as the “light body”. Activate & Celebrate Your Light Body:   What is a light body? When I talk about the “light body”, “expanding consciousness” and such, I often wonder what this sound like to others, or what it even […]