Practice, an activity that one undertakes as one imbibes air or other essential nourishment, is, for me, an intensely personal experience. Private, even; intimate. I could perhaps add: isolated. As an only child, and later, in a three and a half decade marriage where I was alone a lot, I didn’t realise how isolating the experience of Practice could be.
Solo. Alone. Breath by breath, asana by asana, sensation by sensation, conscious moment by conscious moment. On my mat, in my body. With my self.
By My Self.Read More
Within a week of our arrival here in Coolum Beach, two central aspects of our work "downloaded" as we walked on the long stretch of sand. One, our new online Photography Course - Heart Whispers; a course that reflects our Story, and is about Listening to the Stirrings of your Soul. The second, what we know to be a deep and signature aspect of our collaboration - Body-Land Portraits.Read More
I experience my body as part of the greater ecology. Part of the land. For the longest time I have experienced myself in this way. My own interior echoed in the terrain of the landscape. It is, in fact, the "why" behind the title of this site, of my work and service. I find myself in deep communion with the land during dance, within my yoga practice, and simply, or course, whilst walking and photographing. Whilst Breathing.Read More
I've been playing with Steller; creating little Stories in images and small words. This week I made three wee books. Beachcombing, and Grandmother Trees, and our new photo eCourse: Seeing with Fresh Eyes.Read More
I've been travelling the past few months. In Oahu, Hawaii, on Waiheke Island, New Zealand, and now, on the north coast of Tasmania. We've walked the tidal rock pools daily, hiked around Dove Lake at Cradle Mountain, spent time in the damp green silence that is the Tarkine.Read More