Have you ever considered your own internal weather? I suspect there have been days you felt your disposition was sunny and bright, and other days you have been heavy with dark clouds and ready to explode with thunder and lightning - I am sure that can't be just me! I woke up this morning to a light dusting of snow here in Shilbottle. It was a fantastic reminder of our famously unpredictable weather - a little flurry of Winter in the middle of an otherwise blossoming Spring.
Our next Sunday night zoom is Sunday 18 April, 7.30-9.00pm - “Blossoming Where We Are” - open to all on an honesty box basis. Shortly before the full moon fire festival of Bealtaine, at a time of abundant blossom and the beginnings of Summer we will explore 'blossoming' within ourselves and in our own individual ways.
Sunday 7 March, 7.30-9.00pm, via zoom. "Spring tides - finding balance within the context of extremes." This will be a predominantly floor based practice working with postures to facilitate the natural 'tides' of our breath. We will relax deeply for a feeling of ease and practice several variations of alternate nostril breathing for a sense of balance (beginner friendly).
When a friend of mine recently told me that her life felt ‘squelchy’ I was able to resonate. A habit we have maintained as a family since the start of our first lockdown is to go out each day for a local walk. We have managed to sustain this consistently and in all weathers, but… Continue reading Squelching Through January
I observe this oak tree from my window all year round, silhouetted today by a spectacular Shilbottle sunrise. In the Spring, her sap is rising, leaves are budding and she is coloured with dense green leaves. In Summer children gather around her, climbing into her boughs and leaping off into piles of straw. In Autumn… Continue reading My Guru Tree
A love heart on the lawn for Beltane and World Labyrinth Day. It's quite amazing to think we have been physical distancing now for an eighth of 2020. Last time I saw any of my yoga students was at our labyrinth walk for the Spring Equinox. Now we are half way to Solstice.