The road to Freedom is a long game, but there are shortcuts…
Freedom is a word, a practice, an action, a feeling, and a state of mind. We often speak of our right to live in a free environment but what exactly does this mean? There are precious moments where individual decisions can really make a difference to society at large. The wrong word or action can […]
Gratitude: Our Human Superpower
Every creature on this planet has at least one superpower. Ants can carry 50 times theirown bodyweight, hummingbirds can fly backwards, humans can express gratitude. Thismay sound trite, but gratitude is our superpower. A superpower we know about, pay lipservice too, but don’t fully take into our hearts and honour. There is plenty of scientific […]
About Loving Kindness and Why Practice It
I never really understood the practice of Loving Kindness, metta, until recently. Sure, I had readabout it, heard about it in my trainings, practiced it, and even taught it, but somehow I didn’t‘quite get it’. That is until I read Christina Feldman’s book Boundless Heart, The Buddha’s Pathof Kindness, Compassion, Joy and Equanimity. In her […]
Interview: Mantras – a Sacred Journey, with Thea Crudi
In this inspiring and captivating talk with Thea, she shares with us her story of her discovery and initiation of Mantra singing, her love of ancient Vedic philosophy and her passion of sharing it with the world through her beautiful music and teachings. At the end of the article you will also find a short […]
The Anatomy of a Morning Ritual
Let your morning routine be like a homecoming, a place of belonging. Something you get excited about when you close your eyes before going to sleep. It’s an intimate offering, a part of you, like a friend that is always by your side.
Embracing Self Love
Today I came across writing that struck me deeply: a text where, according to the author, “the continuous running away from pain and searching for pleasure are clear signs of self-love”. I still have a long way to go on my personal learning and healing process, it is continuous, I would dare to say infinite, […]
6 Ways to Cultivate a Summer Practice
Summer is here, and there is so much to celebrate. Travel season is finally open, the weather is amazing and I feel light, energetic and hopeful. People around me are smiling, I live in the South of France and the combination of rivers, mountains, beach (and the aperitivo) is simply intoxicating. All of life’s regular challenges seem […]
What happens to the mind and body during a sound bath?
We live in a vibrational universe. Modern science has proven that everything is always in a state of vibration. From the movements of the planets to the beating of our heart, every atom, cell, tissue, organ, and bone in our bodies is vibrating and that vibration produces sound, whether or not the sound is audible to […]
Have you ever felt there was a life waiting to be lived inside of you?
We enter this world as a blank canvas, pure energetic beings with no marks upon our psyche nor limits to what we can do, be or imagine. As we grow, we experience and learn how to interact with the world – we learn to walk, talk, and survive in our surroundings, we learn not to […]
How important is yoga posture alignment, really?
When we practice yoga we often wonder if the poses we are doing are correct, and perhaps wonder why they look differently on us than on others. Yoga teacher Silvia explains what is important in aligning and refining our yoga poses, and also how functionality and aesthetics affect the way we do poses, as well […]