A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Self Care Facial Massage

https://youtu.be/ecp2JKDmpJg Recorded live, July 26 2020. Self care face massage based on ayurvedic marma points.For relaxation and facial rejuvenation - grab your favourite face cream or essential oil.(8 min 46 seconds) This is an excerpt from the final Sunday Night Live class. To access the whole one hour class "Opening from Within" please register here.https://aspacetobe.thinkific.com/

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Opening from Within (aparigraha)

My classes this month have contained opportunities to explore opening and closing and what I have been describing as¬†'unfurling' - a journey from flexion to extension. For me, unfurling implies an opening that somehow seems to come from inside us. This is the way I understand¬†aparigraha.¬† Aparigraha is the fifth of the yama, usually translated… Continue reading Opening from Within (aparigraha)

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Lines in the Sand (brahmacarya)

The fourth yama is brahmacarya. This Sanskrit word has various connotations in Indian culture. It means celibacy, but is also to do with the phase of our life when we are young and still learning and developing - a time perhaps we should be concentrating on our studies and avoiding distractions. I choose to interpret… Continue reading Lines in the Sand (brahmacarya)

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Treading Lightly (asteya)

"Walk as if you were kissing the earth with your feet"Thich Nhat Hanh The third of the yama is asteya which means not-stealing. Although I'm sure we are all honest and trustworthy people in this community, a practice of asteya might also include attention to situations in which we might inadvertently 'steal' someone's words, time,… Continue reading Treading Lightly (asteya)

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The Duck Index (satya)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0p1-MGTK_8 "What hungry ducks they are - they're eating it!" The second of the Yama is Satya, which means truthfulness.I am sure most of us consider ourselves to be quite honest or truthful people. Have you ever said you would help out with something when actually you were really busy though? Have you ever said… Continue reading The Duck Index (satya)