6 03, 2018

Jivamukti Focus of the Month : March Madness

om purnam adah purnam idam, purnat purnam udachyate, purnasya purnam adaya, purnam evavashishyate That is the whole. This is the whole. From the whole the whole becomes manifest. From the whole when the whole is negated, what remains is whole again. From Yajur Veda and the Isha Upanishad “Realize that your true nature is that

8 02, 2018

Jivamukti Focus of the Month: With Great Love, All Is Possible (feb 2018)

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suhṛin-mitrāryudāsīna-madhyastha-dveṣya-bandhuṣu sādhuṣvapi ca pāpeṣu sama-buddhir viśiṣyate - A person stands supreme who has equal regard for friends, companions, enemies, neutral arbiters, hateful people, relatives, saints and sinners. Bhagavad Gita VI.9 With great Love, all is possible. –Padma If you had, at your fingertips, the ability to destroy someone else’s life, would you do it? Where

8 02, 2018

Embodied Yoga As Fascial Fitness

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Embodied Yoga as Fascial Fitness an explorative movement workshop Indaba Yoga Studio (click here to book) Sunday April 8 1:30-4pm 30£   Ever wonder what gives your body its shape? Fascia, the connective tissue that webs itself in and around the body, plays a major role. We can feel elastic and soft, or solid and glue-like, depending on

4 02, 2018

be afraid, be very afraid

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Men,’s time to wake up. The power of female kind has been asleep for several hundred decades. Seriously... how did we allow ourselves to be squeezed into corsets, married off at fourteen and disguised with kohl, powders and wigs? I mean, it might be fun for a day, but alas, it’s time we feel

3 01, 2018

owning who you are

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Warning: The below story contains a few lines that may not paint a pretty picture. but hey, is life always pretty?On Christmas eve, I was food poisoned. Not the mild version either; instead, one with liquids spewing out every orifice throughout the night and for days on end. I know it might not be the

2 01, 2018

workshop: february 25th 1:30-4pm

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PATTERNING OUR NATURE: A WORKSHOP Most of us exist in day to day life with some level of chaos. In an urban environment, information seems like it is literally coming at us from all angles, and due to the ‘concrete’ nature of the jungle we live in, we don’t have many reminders of the patterns

2 01, 2018

Focus of the Month Jan 2018: Tribes of the Future, by David Life

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atha yoga-anuśasanam Now this is yoga as I have observed it in the natural world. Yoga Sutras of Patanjali I.1 What is real, and what is true? Ken Wilber writes in his insightful little book titled Trump and a Post-Truth World: “If there is one line that summarizes the message of virtually all of the truly

29 11, 2017

Try this: Aubergine, Chickpea and Harissa Soup

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This is an easy, nutritious, filling soup. 30 minutes. No hassle. Helps to have a blender. You will need: 1 aubergine 2 cloves garlic 1 can chick peas 1 vegetarian stock cube 750 ml boiling water 1 onion 1 orange harissa, salt, pepper and olive oil garnish optional (shown with coriander) Cut up the aubergine

29 11, 2017

Gathering of the Tribes

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sat-sangatve nissangatvam, nissangatve nirmohatvam, nirmohatve nishcala-tattvam, nishcala-tattve jivanmuktih, bhaja govindam, bhaja govindam, bhaja govindam mudha-mate Good and virtuous company gives rise to non-attachment. From non-attachment comes freedom from delusion. With freedom from delusion, one feels the changeless reality. Experiencing the changeless reality, one attains liberation in this life. I-AM is the ocean of awareness. Realizing

20 11, 2017


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Over the summer,  I lost a second family member to depression. While the news didn't surprise me, what did leave an impression on me is the cultural inability to speak openly about a state of mind that most people have experienced first hand. There is an unavoidable stigma together with an awkwardness in how we