In 2015, through a string of unexpected life synchronicities, I got led to do my 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training with Meghan Currie in Nicaragua (ah those lovely little nudges from the universe). Meghan was exactly the teacher I needed. Her teachings and my training with her profoundly changed me. Today she is still my teacher and a friend. Bringing her to Madrid was my dream from the day I finished my training and here we are. Meghan is coming to Madrid 29 June – 1 July as part of The Majesty of Being European tour and she kindly gave me some of her time to do this interview where we discuss things like our majestic being, energy, intuition, nature, the yoga journey, breath being boss and of course THE practice.Continue reading
When I was young I would pump music in my room and dance my worries away. I would listen to a variety of passionate, positive tracks like Bob Marley”s “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright,” “What a feeling” by Irene Cara, Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing,” Janet Jackson’s “That’s the Way Love Goes,” or Tupac’s “Changes.” Listening to music and moving to it changed my mind set to believe that everything was “gonna be alright”, and put me in a state of love.Continue reading
Now, as I am experiencing a hurdle, a challenge or a deep dark hole, I remind myself to be curious, to investigate, to look around. What lesson is here? What skill is this forcing me to learn? What new path is this guiding me towards? I don’t necessarily look for the positive in the situation. Frankly, there is nothing positive about living with type 1 diabetes. Instead, I open my eyes, ears and heart to what I am being taught.
When the going gets tough, I remind myself that growing can be seriously painful and I don’t have to pretend it isn’t. However, it is necessary so that I can evolve into my best, most complete self.Continue reading
My first ever yoga class I remember really enjoying shavasana even though I was in a smelly room with people I didn’t know. It was a ‘real’ yoga studio and my best friends were convinced I wouldn’t be able to lay still and be quiet that long. The thing is they had their reasons as the term ‘monkey brain’ was something I could relate to. I was ALWAYS thinking. But for the first time I felt I had nothing to do but breathe.Continue reading