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Lifting the World's Energetic Vibration...... Together And Spring offers us her beauty - Et le Printemps arrive et nous tend la main Et nous reprenons le control des histoires que nous souhaitons raconter et les vies que nous souhaitons mener J'ai de la chance de vivre où je vis surtout en ce moment. Les montagnes ont été mon chez moi depuis plus de 21 ans & je suis toujours reconnaissante pour leur ancrage, la confiance que ce cadre m'offre, la beauté. Chaque matin je cours avec mon chien - cela fait partie de ma routine et maintenant c'est juste primordial pour mon corps et ma santé mentale! La rivière coule juste à côté de ma maison et m'offre l'éternelle image de changement constant, de fluidité, d'espoir! Elle coule aussi tout le longue de là où je cours avec les arbres et les montagnes comme voisins silencieux et magiques.  Rocker et moi nous l'adorons. il ne connait rien de ce "virus", rien du confinement, tous les jour
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Let's lift the cosmic vibration & unite our community! It has never been more important to be aware, to live connected to the world we live in (and by that I mean with nature not in smart cities) and to lift up our energy levels. These past few weeks have been a revelation to me. Just before this crisis all hit and the "virus" took it's hold I felt irritable, intensely occupied, angry, upset even. There was an atmosphere that since the beginning of the year had been increasing it's electromagnetic hold on me and I believe on many around me. Then all of a sudden this "virus" hit us and the world as we knew it ceased to be and we were forced into confinement. Like many I got a bit sick - bad headaches, sore throat, cold or flu symptoms and like many I thought I had this "virus" and that I better protect others around me and not catch it again but increasingly, as time has gone by I was not buying it. So I went within, meditated an
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The Circle Continues It has been a while since I posted here. It has been an intense couple of years and as I reach the end of 2018 I feel I have emptied myself out completely and phoenix-like from the ashes I rise again.  Where do I even start?  As a mother….I feel I have definitely had a feeling of failing my children at times. Juggling too many things at once, juggling emotionally challenging issues with them, my partner, myself, trying to grow as a woman, mother, partner, person…. Everything mixed up into one. You never really feel you are doing enough. And yet you so are! The Children are growing up fast! My 15 year old Mélodie is off at boarding school and fast becoming a beautiful young lady…. Each mother I think goes through this passage of time - the letting go, allowing just enough freedom. Every time one of these moments comes I feel like Meryl Streep in Mama Mia saying goodbye “school bag in hand she goes off in the early morning&quo

This is the story of a Girl

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THIS IS THE STORY OF AN ORDINARY GIRL MY BODY, MY BATTLE HAVE YOU HAVE HAD THE FEELING THAT YOU WERE NOT IN THE RIGHT BODY? TO NOT BE STANDING IN YOUR FULL NATURAL ESSENCE? Have you ever had the feeling or have the feeling that you are burying, hiding who you are? Let me explain ….. As a young girl I was always   a bit “too big” in all senses of the word – too tall, too large, too much. I always felt a bit different, I spoke loudly, I was always loud, always “too much”. I never felt like I looked like or acted like the other “little girls”.   I went o my ballet class just like the other girls and just like them dreamt of being a ballet dancer on the big stage, graceful and full of light elegance. In my head I was that beautiful ballet dancer, the reality was very different. Ballet dancer in the skin of a “big fat cow”! As a young girl I read a book called “Clumsy Clara”…. An extremely clumsy young girl. One day she finds fairies in her garden

I am Not a Yoga Teacher

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… ...If it means can I take that perfect instagram photo on a beach in California or do the splits or wrap my legs around my head and balance on my finger nails then no I am not a yoga teacher! Social Media v Reality Now-a-days if you do not have an instagram account with at least 500 followers or way more, facebook, snap chat etc….    you are apparently a nobody in the world of yoga and well being. It seems that the number of followers you have, the likes per day, the presence you have on social media gives you your status and credentials as a teacher of this ancient art and discipline way more than years of experience and study. As we trawl through the beautiful images on the perfect hand stand, splits or back bend in an idyllic spot miles away our eyes are pleased with the image, we may even think or aspire to the « one day I hope to be able to do that and why not in that kind of location ». But does this desire, these images, constitute & create a good teacher and y

How has yoga changed your life?

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Has Yoga Changed Your Life ? A journalist asked me recently so « how has yoga changed your life ? » OMG I mean where do you start ? From spotty overweight teenager to busy career girls in London riddles with anorexic & binge drinking tendancies to yoga teacher mum of two organiser of festivals & yoga classes on and offline living in France.  Yep on the face of it everything has changed ! And yet…. Ok so lets start with the Ayurvedic principles of Doshas & Prakritis – well why not ! Fundamentally we are hot-wired to be the person and character that we are. We have a blue print we cannot change – we are born with it. A unique pattern of Vata (air), Pitta (fire) and Kapha (earth). It is like an ayurvedic DNA which is called our Prakriti. This not only forms many of our physical characteristics but also many many of our personality traits. Any parent with two or more children will tell you that despite the fact they they « brought their children up the same