“Go and reconquer your kingdom, which has become corrupted by routine. Find out what you have left unfinished and complete the task. God will guide you because everything you have ever experienced or will experience is in the here and now. The world is being created and destroyed in this very moment. Don’t betray the … More Why I Travel (this time)
The soul image of the waiting room has captured my imagination tonight. For me in dreams I am often waiting in the wings of a theatre to ‘sing my song’ often unsure what it is, or terrified that I won’t know the words. Mrs Jung saw this image as an essential positive quality of the … More The Waiting Room
Been thinking a lot about resistance to practice from hearing many women speak of it in different ways and in noticing the ways in which it likes to show up for me too. I hear from some women who come to classes, who are receptive enough to see what’s going on for them, that they … More The Yoga of Resistance – The Pathway Inside
I am writing this deep in the throes of moontime, well aware that my brain is not operating at optimum capacity and so the words are taking a little longer to form, yet my womb is alive and has an urge to express herself. This morning as I woke groggily in the deep bliss of … More Multi-Orgasmic Menstruation
I recently changed the title of this blog as it is becoming clearer and clearer that the only real goal for me through all this enquiry, living, loving, listening and being, is learning how this person/ body/ self/ thing I inhabit operates. This Woman. When at the age of 25 I read Henry Miller write … More On becoming a woman
Sitting in a café the other day I overheard a woman I know who is in her early forties, single and childless say to a group of people, ‘I don’t need to be a mother, there are enough children in this world, it doesn’t need any more.’ As the group gave her a nod of … More Childless by Choice?
‘more and more there is this animal looking out through my eyes…‘ ani difranco As a yoga teacher of a very specific embodiment practice designed for women called Tigress Yoga™, I am slowly becoming more and more attuned to my felt sense of the world, my primal nature. This awareness has given me access to my … More Becoming Animal
The degree to which we cannot deeply feel our body’s interior is the degree to which we crave excessive external stimulation. The way we know we’re alive is rooted in our capacity to feel, to our depths, the physical reality of aliveness embedded within our bodily sensations- through direct experience. This, in short, is embodiment.’ … More embodiment