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This week’s yoga and astral insights 16.11.20

We are approaching the end of 2020… phew! I can hear you say… It has been an intense year of looking at ourselves, personally and collectively, and we are being pushed towards taking responsibility and changing. The year is not over yet, but a lot of difficult aspects are softening now. Hurray!

We had a new moon in Scorpio yesterday, initiating a 6 month cycle until April 16th 2021 with the full moon in Scorpio.

Scorpio takes us to the deepest depth of our feelings in the darkness of a new moon. Remember that you are not your emotions, but just the one experiencing them.

Everything passes. Allow yourself to feel without fear.

We will explore this Scorpio New Moon in tonight’s Moon Flow Yoga and Yoga Nidra – a practice that nourishes your senses and allows you to go deep within, in a safe way. Deeply relaxing and restoring, Yoga Nidra or the yogic sleep, brings you to that liminal space between sleeping and waking, allowing you to safely reach parts of the unconscious, bringing healing to the soul, body and mind. You can join us tonight via Zoom by booking here.

Mars stopped retrograding last Friday and will be stationary until November 25th. This has been a period of reflection on our actions and finding out what our motor is, what is behind our actions. Now we can take our learnings and, once Mars goes direct, we can go forward with a clear direction and consciousness.

This week’s yoga

Monday:
7pm – Moon Flow Yoga and Yoga Nidra (Zoom)

Wednesday:
1pm – Lunchtime Yoga (Zoom)
7pm – Open Level Yoga (Zoom)

Saturday:
10 am – Open Level Yoga (Zoom)

If you’d like to do any of these classes but the times are not convenient for you, I am offering links to the recording of class which will be valid for three days. You can purchase this link either by booking for the class here or if the class has passed you can get in touch with me here.

Looking forward to seeing you on the mat sometime soon 💜

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This week’s yoga and astral insights 02.11.20

Hunter’s moon

We are still feeling the effects of the powerful Hunter’s Moon in Taurus. This moon is pushing for change, bringing a very strong energy as we are being put in situations that demand radical changes. How do we deal with change emotionally? How do we cultivate trust?
Learning to be in the moment allows us to let go of depressive thoughts – attachment to the past – and letting go of anxious thoughts – worry about the future. Although it is true that everything is constantly changing – the only constant is change -, our long held sense of security, perhaps illusory to a point, is being challenged right now as we are having to change the way we live, work and be with others. Our own self-constructed and contidioned limits and boundaries are being challenged and we are being pushed to create new ways. May we find our new ways and hold eachother safe through our own trials. One thing we need to remember is that, this instability right now, is also going to change. We will get to the other side!

Mercury is goin direct tomorrow. Yay! But hold on if you have any important comms pending, wait for a few days. When Mercury starts going direct, it stays stationary for about three days. Mercury stationary can be even more tricky than Mercury retrograde, as there is no movement at all. On top of this, Mercury will square Saturn (planet of rules and limits) until November 10th, which will make negotiations and communication difficult… so be prepared!

This week’s yoga

Monday:
7pm – Moon Flow Yoga (Zoom)

Wednesday:
1pm – Lunchtime Yoga (Zoom)
7pm – Open Level Yoga (Zoom)

Saturday:
10 am – Open Level Yoga (Zoom)

If you’d like to do any of these classes but the times are not convenient for you, I am offering links to the recording of class which will be valid for three days. You can purchase this link either by booking for the class here or if the class has passed you can get in touch with me here.

Looking forward to seeing you on the mat sometime soon 💜

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This week’s yoga and astral insights 26.10.2020

This is my favourite time of the year as we approach Samhain or the Day of the Dead.

As the trees dress their beautiful autumn colours, they get ready to shed the ‘dead’ weight, dropping their old leaves to turn in and focus on new growth.

This is a time for us to do just that, to start shedding the old and make space for a bright new beginning. But first, we must spend the winter in the dark, doing our inner work and getting our roots strong and our trunks firm and healthy. These months ahead are a time for inner reflection in darkness, resting and nourishing our inner realms. This is the most important work, which is most times overlooked, as while it is happening we cannot see changes in the outside. But trust we must: clearing our outer and inner spaces, setting intentions and allowing moments for idleness… understanding that space has to be given for the inner workings to happen.

We have a full moon coming up for Halloween, on October 31st. This is a blue Hunter’s Moon in Taurus, one of the brightests moons in the year. The sun is in Scorpio and the moon will conjunct Uranus, the planet of the unexpected. This will bring lightening-like flashes of clarity. There is a huge illumination energy this whole week, culminating this Saturday. This is said by astrologers to be the most intense period of 2020. This full moon makes the unconscious become conscious. This is a great period to be spending time in meditation and journaling. Pay attention to your dreams as these may bring things to light.

This week’s yoga

Monday:
7pm – Moon Flow Yoga (Zoom)

Wednesday:
1pm – Lunch time Yoga (Zoom)

7pm – Open Level Yoga (Zoom)

Saturday:
10 am – Wild Yoga (if sunny, otherwise this will be an Open Level class via Zoom, will confirm the night before)

If you’d like to do any of these classes but the times are not convenient for you, I am offering links to the recording of class which will be valid for three days. You can purchase this link either by booking for the class here or if the class has passed you can get in touch with me here.

Wishing you all a beautiful Samhain and full moon week and looking forward to seeing you on the mat sometime soon 💜

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This week’s yoga and astral insights

New moon in Libra & Mercury retrograde

This week starts with some beautiful, expanding alignments in the sky (such as Jupiter squaring the Sun), bringing in a feel-good vibe to the usually dreaded Monday.

Tuesday evening Mercury goes into stationary mode, just before going retrograde until November 3rd. This whole retrograde period, Mercury will go from Scorpio to Libra and back to Scorpio. This is a great time to go inwards (deep —> Scorpio) , looking at our communication patterns and outdated beliefs tin our relationships (Libra) , doing a deep-clean and changing those which are damaging our relations. This energy is even stronger right now as, at the beginning of its retrogradation, Mercury is stationary for a few days.

Continuing with the theme of relationships, Mars retrograde in Aries squares the Sun in Libra (Mars=Yang vs. Sun=Yang). The Sun in Libra wants harmony, balance and justice (at a collective level) while Mars retrograde in Aries is stepping back, looking for a change in conduct in regards to present events. There has to be a compromise to this change. This could be you squaring up to those old behaviours and patterns and realising how much damage these could do to a current important and cherished relationship. This may come with the realisation that you treat others the same way you treat yourself.
As not all of us are at the same level of awareness right now, some may struggle and will be fighting with themselves and within their relationships. Only by taking conscience and being aware of our own patterns of behaviour we will be able to exit some unhealthy cycles in relationships.

On Friday we have a new moon in Libra, which, amongst so many aspects in tension, may feel a little like a push, a forced new beginning – whether we learn our lessons or not. The blackmooning period – from now till the new moon – together with Mercury stationary, is a perfect time to stop and go within, journal, search for meaning, nourish your mind and soul and dive deep into the darkness to find your inner light.
Your soul knows where the answers lay, so just sit back and relax.

Tonight’s Moon Flow Yoga will prepare you for this blackmooning period, allowing you to lay back and open to that unknown scent of darkness, awakening your inner senses to reveal that which your sould deeply knows. Join us for this evening’s class, which will end in a Black Moon Yoga Nidra guided meditation, leaving you ready to enjoy a great night’s sleep where your dreams may reveal those answers to you.
You can book for this class here.

Wild Yoga will be ON this Saturday and it will be matless. I will be leadind a standing practice so you stay warm and grounded, increasing mobility, strength and flexibility as well as balance. Bring some sport, supportive trainers and layers.
You can sign up for class here.

I look forward to seeing you on the mat or the grass very soon!

Much 💙

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This week’s yoga and astral insights 05.10.20

The only way out is through

robert frost

The protagonist of this week is definitely Uranus. This is the planet of sudden awakenings, shaking us out of our security and routines and not in a gentle manner. Uranus helps us to elevate our conscience so if we are able to see these unexpected ‘surprises’ for what they are and stay calm(ish) through the storm we will make it through the other side, richer and wiser.

Today, Mars (who is retrograde in Aries) trines the south node and sextiles the north node – the karmic nodes – for the second time this year. The first time this happened was August 22nd, so see if you can go back in time and recall what was happening then in regards with new opportunities coming your way in the form of connections with certain individuals, conversations or meetings… perhaps you were not happy with the results back then and, if that is the case, this is your chance of stepping back (Mars retrograde), correct what needs to be changed and do it in a different way.

Tomorrow Wednesday we have Mercury in Scorpio (this is Mercury in detective mode, deep research) opposing Uranus retrograde in Taurus. This aspect is to do with deep research, tests, deep analysis; these could be physical, psychological or of any kind. By researching and looking deeper you might find something you have not seen before and this finding will change your narrative. Being Uranus it will be surprising news, so it is important to take some distance and not react (Mars retrograde). Looking at things from a different perspective by detaching yourself from a situation, will help you understand the bigger picture. This is an excellent aspect to break an attachment or an addiction, of course we all know this won’t happen in a day, but it is a great moment to make that decision and step into it. This aspect will happen again on October 19th as Mercury will be retrograding and you should be able to understand things much better then.

And Friday, we have Mars retrograde in Aries squaring (for the second time) Pluto, now direct, in Capricorn. Again, going back to the first time this square took place, around August 11-17, and looking at what was happening around that time, something which moved you in an emotional and psychological way, deeply. This might have brought out your dark side or shadow (Pluto -> things happening under the surface, the unseen). This second time around there is a chance to understand this a little bit better, a second chance to react differently and make some changes to obtain a different result.

There is a lot of opportunity this week to take perspective and change things. Being able to learn from our mistakes will bring big rewards as we can change things by changing our reactions.

This week’s Yoga

Wednesday:
10-11am – Wild Yoga @ Whittington Park – bring layers on!
1-1.30pm – Lunchtime Yoga via Zoom
7pm – Slow Flow Yoga via Zoom

Saturday:
10-11am – Wild Yoga @ Whittington Park – bring layers on!

You can book these classes here.

The Glass House studio is now open for affordable one to one sessions. To book these please get in touch here.

I look forward to seeing you on the mat very soon!

Much 💛