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Shame Disconnects

Shame Disconnects 15 February 2021 Shame DisconnectsFrom Yourself. From others. One of the main reasons women come to me is that they want to release shame. Shame of their (sensual) bodies, shame of their sexuality and being a sexual woman. With this, deep down, shame of who they really are. There are different levels of shame: ·      Shame of your thoughts > that what you think is crazy;·      Shame of what you feel > that certain things you feel, should […]

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Yin Yoga & Female Sexuality

Yin Yoga & Female Sexuality 14 January 2021 I remember clearly the moment I created the Instagram account #yinyogasouthafrica. I just moved to South Africa, and I couldn’t find a nice Yin Yoga class that fulfilled my needs. Coming from Holland and teaching a few packed yin yoga classes a week, I was surprised by the lack of this in Cape Town. It just did not seem to be a thing here so much.. And if I found yin classes, […]

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Free Your Soul

Free Your Soul 31 December 2020 Opening your heart to your path, will free your soul. Do you dare to choose? If there is anything I learned this year, is that you always have a choice in how you see and perceive the world. For example, if you wake up grumpy you have the choice to either stay grumpy and let the grumpiness determine your day, or you could choose to embrace your grumpiness, do a practice that will bring […]

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Constructive Rest Pose

Constructive Rest Pose 21 December 2020 ‘The mysterious psoas muscle is the main muscle involved in your fight or flight response in your body. Your psoas contracts when you are frightened. It will tighten when you experience, mental, emotional or physical stress.’ Working on relaxing and restoring your psoas, and thus a happy psoas, will make you feel more grounded and relaxed and will give you a bigger range of motion (you might also experience less lower back pain). Making […]

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Fertility + Female Sexuality

Fertility + Female Sexuality. 30 November 2020 ‘All the aspects of the journey – cycles, fertility, pregnancy, arousal, orgasm, birth and breast-feeding – are all part of the integral whole that is female sexuality. It is one of the tragedies of our culture that we’ve severed pregnancy, birth and breast-feeding from their messy, earthy, embodied sexual roots. To fully appreciate female sexuality, we must remember (and re-remember) these connections, which hold true at a primordial level whether the woman in […]

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