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[5 May 2012 | 3 Comments | 2,905 views]
SOSA (200/200): doing

We’ve learned, we’ve questioned, we’ve practiced. This week it was time to DO.

And it was time to let go… Final chance to rinse the body, mind & soul, and time to say good bye to routine, teachers, and almost SOSA…

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[28 Apr 2012 | 3 Comments | 2,539 views]
SOSA (afternoon off!): vegging

a much needed afternoon off with no agenda. got some quality horizontal time. suksama.

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[28 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,535 views]
SOSA (151.5/200): exploring

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.

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[21 Apr 2012 | 6 Comments | 2,879 views]
SOSA (102/200): deepening

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.

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[15 Apr 2012 | 4 Comments | 2,380 views]
SOSA (day off): enjoying

enjoying having no schedule
enjoying letting the week sink in
enjoying a different pattern in the day
enjoying looking forward to tomorrow

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[14 Apr 2012 | 7 Comments | 4,042 views]
SOSA (51/200): absorbing

Thoughts, reflections, food, frogs.

One week of living in paradise and learning about nirvana.

All while sitting in lotus position. Ok, half lotus position. Ok, mostly sprawled out.

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[10 Apr 2012 | 10 Comments | 4,454 views]
SOSA (17/200): awakening

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 …

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[8 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 1,584 views]
Highlights: Madrid

An unexpected week chillin’ in surely one of the word’s most relaxed capital cities. I don’t know how a week with no agenda, no committments, no expectations went so quickly…
The weather was unbelievably good, the people were brilliantly friendly, it was a perfect week to stroll, drink cafe solo, buy cheap clothes, nap and then hit the cervezas. Muy bueno.

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[21 Sep 2011 | One Comment | 2,113 views]
Highlights: France

Six perfect days at Lake Annecy with my little giselle.
Doing all our favourite things but attempting them at a gentle, relaxed pace.
Breathing the amazing air, drinking (pore-ously and pot-ably) the delicious water, baking in the gorgeous sunshine and then, unfortunately getting soaked in full on mountain rainfalls.
Et après…
Two days in Paris with lovely Kate, doing, er, not a lot but loving every second.

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[7 Sep 2011 | One Comment | 15,328 views]
Nuglar, Switzerland

A week in the tiny and incredibly lovely village Nuglar in Switzerland.
Visiting family (it’s been too long!), hanging out, absorbing clean Swiss air and tidy Swiss vibes.
Throwing in some running, bike riding, swimming, yoga and a very soggy walk.
Being amaze-balled at the beauty of the countryside and the charm of the towns.