Shaken Awake…

this was my beast that took me to uni everyday... (not exact one, but close to)

this was my beast that took me to uni everyday… (not exact one, but close to)

A lesson: I drove a worn out VW beatle to university pretty much everyday. I would remember leaving my house, picking up my friend and arriving at my destination and whatever happened in between was a blur that I called my ‘blank state’ (irrelevant) . My friend was a bubbly, care-free soul and was pretty relaxed about not fastening her seat belt ever (irrelevant). The trip was the same everyday and as usual I would ‘blank’ out for most of it (irrelevant). Then there was this particular day that changed everything… No, it wasn’t so much that a car to my left (I was driving on the right side) missed the stop sign and in full force rammed my car. It was instead, the very profound experience that happened 10 seconds prior (relevant). It was like being shaken AWAKE. Everything around me was crystal clear. I heard the voice of a woman; not my friend and not anyone else around me. But the voice from an unknown source, very sternly commanding me to order my friend to secure her seat belt immediately. The moment she clicked the belt into place was the exact time the car hit us. If she wasn’t wearing that seat belt she would of been killed and possibly me too. Who was that voice? My friend didn’t hear it, only I did..

I have been seeking the answer to the question for a long time and only until my mother passed that it became clearer to me of the possibility of who or what it was.

What I have come to learn through my many years of practicing yoga is that I am not my body. I am not my mind, but I am the light within that propels and activates energy through my body and mind – the soul. There are many layers to our living state and only identifying with the body and the mind is limiting and keeps us from deeper connections. Living from soul awareness means dissolving the veils that create the illusion of separateness. When we consciously take hold of this concept, the capacity to feel oneness becomes a reality. Our communication with each other can become very clear as though in a state of being telepathic. That state of oneness is a process of being so deeply immersed with another living soul that in that instant a very clear state of absorption begins to happen. For instance: waking up in the middle of the night just before your baby cries. Knowing when a friend is about to call you. Sensing unrest, it’s endless…

Yoga is a magnificent and elegant path that leads to a very concise immersion of ONENESS.

For my October YOGA retreat I am focusing on the union between Yoga and Psychic Metaphysical Arts. I have asked my divine and beautiful medium-ship teacher (janelle campbell) to join us and together we dive in deep offering solid methods and tools of connecting beyond this veil of what we see, feel, sense… you will love this immersion of oneness!

Details here



in sydney on September 15?…. what about heading south to the most incredible place on earth and join like minded peeps for a day of pure bliss.vectorstock_952732

all details go here

Our inner quest

It was a spectacular day!
Amanda attended the quest and when she got home she was compelled to write me this note about her experience. I have her blessing to share it with you.
The Yoga Retreat – aaah – what can I say? Nurturing, deepening, enlivening, real food for the soul.
Later, when we had left the silence and the chanting and were relaxing out on the porch (while Adriana, Elise and Sam were preparing a delicious feast) I was struck with a touch of awe by a pair of beautiful king parrots who perched nearby as if to eavesdrop on our conversation.
Perhaps they had come with their own messages for us to hear. A quick trawl through the Internet and the world of animal totems revealed the following:

“Parrot has the unique ability of understanding in the animal world and the human world. Parrot reminds us to speak with careful thought – your words are a reflection of your inner spirit.
Parrot reminds us that nature is always offering us the gift of beauty, especially when we are focusing on negativity or ugliness. If we turn away from recognising beauty around us, we also turn away from Spirit.
Parrots are very social and mutually groom one another so they remind us that touch is a healing force and that sometimes all we need is a good hug from a friend.
When parrot energy is around there is often a focus on friendship and love. A good friendship is energising -it feeds our soul and assists our growth. Parrot teaches us how to reach new goals with ease, to not struggle with obstacles but to soar over them instead.

The entrance of Parrot into someone’s life usually there will be an increase in sharing and nourishment of others, as well as yourself. It tends to raise energy around you, as well as within.
Parrot emphasises the connection we have with our friends, not only our closest friends, but also distant friends and acquaintances. They all help us in varying ways and parrot promotes health in these areas.
There is a sense of celebration and joyful expression with parrot. They are an excellent example of the healing powers of social gatherings, congregations and celebrations. Parrot energy is that of parties and get-togethers, the healing ways in which we come together in groups to remember that we are an integral part of our community.”

And certainly these are the messages that I received from your retreat. But there was one more … when it was time to leave, and not wanting to break the spell, I went down to Bundeena beach for a last look around. And this is what I found …

We plan to offer another quest early in 2013.

A beautiful one-day inner quest

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