Separate Together Retreat

Self Care Vs Self Improvement

Today I would like to share with you these words from Bob Sharples (an Australian psychologist and meditation teacher). He writes about 'meditation' but you could substitute this for 'yoga', 'relaxation' or even just 'practice'. Don’t meditate to fix yourself,to heal yourself,to improve yourself,to redeem yourself.Rather, do it as an act of love,of deep warm friendship… Continue reading Self Care Vs Self Improvement

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Sleeping Lions

"Sleeping Lions" is of course a lovely, quiet game to play with children - who can stay still and quiet for the longest? Spotted in The Guardian this morning - big cats showing us how it's done - and occupying space left vacant by South Africa's strict lockdown measures. Can we occupy the 'vacant spaces'… Continue reading Sleeping Lions

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Stay Where You Are

When I was very little girl, I think five years old, I once got lost in a large department store. Apparently, on losing sight of my Mum I did the obvious thing for someone within a five year old brain - and got in the nearest lift! I had rapidly gone from 'slightly lost' (Mum… Continue reading Stay Where You Are

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Let Yourself Rest

Let Yourself Rest If you’re exhausted, rest. If you don’t feel like starting a new project, don’t. If you don’t feel the urge to make something new, just rest in the beauty of the old, the familiar, the known. If you don’t feel like talking, stay silent. If you’re fed up with the news, turn… Continue reading Let Yourself Rest

A Space to Be, Yoga

Yoga Study Days

An opportunity to immerse yourself in a complete practice of active and restorative asana (postures), pranayama (breathing) and meditation. Each yoga day will be structured around a philosophical theme and is aimed at experienced practitioners and teachers. Accommodation is available for anyone that would like to travel from further afield.