As a human race, we are constantly ‘doing’ – something exacerbated by the added pressure of immediacy when it comes to digital technology. But what happens when we rest? Are we fearful that when we pause we might not know ourselves? What happens when we simply give ourselves permission to pause, to breathe, to be in stillness, and to rest?
What I bring to the sessions when I have a private one to one session is ME. The experiences I have had living with hypermobility, pain, anxiety, burnout and, raising a family of 4 boys. To be fully present, to listen and then to find a plan that works for each beautiful unique person that steps into my yoga studio
Over the summer I decided to take a social media break as I was feeling overwhelmed and finding that it was giving me a lot of anxiety. I felt I needed to keep up, I saw that my kids were becoming more distracted by their use of their gaming devices. I was helped by starting a course by Jane Clapp about social media
I think this was a real lesson about stepping into the uncomfortable. It wasn’t only about being with a fear, but about how this can relate to moments in my life, and having moments of being incredibly uncomfortable.
Years later, the mat called to me again. I missed “me” on the floor with my thoughts and the connection I started, with learning about myself. As I kept growing, the call from the mat was then amplified, and I then embarked on my yoga teacher training.