"Above all, I am still inspired by the gorgeous studio each and every day."
"I treat others as I wish to be treated. I believe in abundance and each day I am learning anew to accept who I have become."
"...the sessions that will take place in The Soft Room are very much about the individual reconnecting with her / himself, be it physically, mentally or emotionally."
"They say a picture speaks a thousand words...
So, here it is. No filter. No post-production. No body make-up. Raw and unadulterated."
"So, in the four weeks that I have returned from India what has been occurring?"
"a year can fly when the heart is light; the ability to cherish something that brings happiness, relief and belonging is justified; ambition is one of the most powerful driving forces when coated in generosity and humilty; good things come to those who work from a clear intention."
"I heard snippets of conversation; mother's hurrying children and husband's out of the door so as not to be late for mass at 08h00 ... women sweeping the front of their homes with brooms which are distinctly Harry Potter-esque (minus the stick); hawking and spitting..."
"The temple is calm and exceptionally peaceful with a vibe similar to the studio..."
"When asked last year (...) how much money would I need to "change my life" I immediately answered "around four grand." The chaps in the conversation almost laughed out loud as their multiple millions seemed much more "realistic" than my ridiculously meagre amount."
"The focus moves down the body and always a modification taught that can be done easily and discreetly in the workplace. It is vital that the sessions have a "take-away" to give participants an element of movement re-education and ownership into taking care of their bodies whilst at work. Additionally, for companies / organisations this becomes part of the ongoing "health and wellbeing" offering..."
"Each time someone communicates with me I (try my utmost to) pay full attention and listen with both ears and eyes. It is amazing what additional information can be gleamed when observing the gestures, mannerisms and body-language alongside dialogue."
"One of my "rocks" is rolling on. I am going to miss him terribly for everything (and more than) listed above."
"You could see from expressions on faces that pure joy had just been experienced! Those moments will always be precious to me."
"Think of how newly mown grass makes you feel, or burning logs, parma-violet sweets, even petrol. The distinction of that scent associated with a time most prominent in our lives can bring about a very powerful reconnection, touching us in a deeply profound way."
Richard doesn't know his own strength sometimes and launched me across him with such force that I literally flew over...and way beyond where I needed to make contact with his feet
"The peafowl's "cast-iron" stomach is what is replicated in the pose. The spreading of the sumptuous, glorious, magnificent plume (males) is the moment when the lower limbs float skywards."
"It is important to state that although partner yoga relies on there being two people in the partnership, they do not have to be a) partners, b) the same size or c) good at yoga."
"is this "advantage" taken of a woman as a knock to her confidence or as a slight to her even being in business? I'm certain this happens to chaps too but I wonder how often and to what degree?"
"scientists observed that some of these monkeys learned to wash sweet potatoes, and gradually this new behaviour spread through the younger generation of monkeys - in the usual fashion, through observation and repetition."