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I’ve said before that the SOSA team have this whole thing mapped out really well, and that becomes more & more evident with each day, and now week, that passes. It’s as if they’ve got, somewhere in their office, the most reliable mood and energy predictor ever made. We’ve started to work with all the different teachers now, this week we had more sessions with Uma, Cat and Tina, but we also had our last posture clinics, so, you see, they’ve started to ween us off the pattern too, clever eh.
The atmosphere in the group continues to be really good. There are some really clear mini-groups (emphatically not cliques) which is great because it’s another level of support that we need at this stage – being able to confide, troubleshoot, encourage.
This week I felt that I started to use some of what we’ve learned to make my own shape and feel my own way a bit more, just a little bit.
This second week has been a totally different experience. Some of the other girls have mentioned it, and the teachers have referenced it too. For me, I’ve just felt so much more at ease, less pressured. Week one I really kept my head down, stayed focus, and I think that made a good foundation to relax more into this week, and I’m grateful for that.
First day off from the course. I woke naturally at seven which was nice, and actually such a pleasure to see my bedroom & bathroom by daylight, and then outside, the plants & fields around the property, to see them properly. Quick getting ready (am used to that now!) and I popped out of the gate (didn’t know there was a gate) to the rice fields. I’d been around here when I went to Sari Organic the other evening but I hadn’t seen anything, it being dark.
School of Sacred Arts. Sounds a little like black magic, may well turn out to be so :) I’m doing my 200 hour yoga teacher training with them in Ubud, Bali and we just got started.
The SOSA Director is Simone, she is very beautiful in all ways, she just makes you want to be a better person, which is a good start. The other key leader is Troy, six foot, Californian, rocks a kaftan or board shorts, can speak eloquently & energetically about, well almost anything it seems, and …