Beyond Memory

 How we construct an idea of the self… and how we can get beyond it…  In a recent mindfulness session I was invited to sit with uncomfortable sensations in the body and watch my mental/emotional reaction – to sit and be present with the triggers and the stories they ignite. …

Beyond the Body Map

Getting to the root of disembodiment Some of us live in a mind map of the body. For some, it is easier to check in to the body through the map in the insular cortex of the brain because we have suffered trauma or feel a sensitivity to feeling into …

Mindfulness on the Mat

Making Space to Breathe – a simple embodied breath awareness technique Place one block vertically under the head… take another block horizontally and place between the shoulder blades. You can rest your legs knees bent and feet flat to the ground, or soles of the feet together and knees open …

The Journey Begins

What does embodied mean? To me, it is about being present to all that is – tuning into our bodies and our hearts. With bodywork, we usually go to a practitioner to fix us. Similarly, we often see yoga as a self-improvement technique – so to embody our practice is …