The picture above depicts a little tactile inquiry into exploring the (vestibular) qualities of the lateral lines in our fish body at the dancers' remedial workshop in Singapore...
One of the things I love most about teaching is a remembrance of our essence in nature. Diving under the static of "doing", and dropping into the spaces of "being".
These spaces, seemingly separate, are so intricately connected, as they unravel and present themselves between thoughts and phenomenas. They inform us of how we are a part of the universe's grand design, and every cell is a form in which all life arises. When we study fascia, it is a call to remember what makes us who we are, and that we can unpack and relearn and reintegrate and return to a field of awareness to find health and well-being.
Embodiment creates an open channel to allow life to flow through these spaces in between, a journeying back to our essence in water and on land.
“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.” ~ Rumi
Spring greetings from the Blue Mountains! This October marks 2 years of my stay here in Australia. I remember arriving fresh off the boat (plane) on October 13, 2016, being greeted by spring blossoms and the (sometimes too) crisp mountain air.
In learning how to adapt to a new temperate climate, I've come to appreciate the ever changing colours and elemental vibes of the seasons, observing Mother Nature's order of phenomenas. The quiet life here afforded me the lens to pay attention to the details, a sneak peek into impermanence - through the relentless shedding of the weeping eucalyptus, the luscious radiance of waratahs, the sheer gleen of a lethal toadstool, the celestial engineering of cricket wings...
I've conceded that nature is not linear, and that every being has its place and time in this world. Life on earth is simply birthing, existing and dissolving. These are essential events in the macro and microcosm that somehow only the human species have the inkling to wield cognitive control over.
The last 2 years has also been a distillation of my own mind-body work through deep inquiries - into how we relate to ourselves, to each other and to our inner and outer environment. My personal practice and teaching is now an interoceptive, non-linear study. One that delves into sensory awareness on allowing the quiet and subtle to come into light.
I have inadvertently opened an existential Pandora's box, uncovering the innate power of nature to reconcile, to mediate, to heal...
Registered Yoga Therapist, Somatic Movement Educator, Bodyworker, Yoga Teacher Trainer