A journey to explore Mindfulness (part 2 – breathing)

MBSR is based on group work to build progressive awareness of mindfulness. The main parts are mindful meditation, body scanning and simple yoga postures.During body scanning, awareness is raised on various parts of the body from toes to the top of the head, moving gently and slowly from one to the other. Mindfulness is theContinue reading “A journey to explore Mindfulness (part 2 – breathing)”

Meditation 30/11/20

Pilates with Lucy evening meditation and On Demand Studio for members. “With our thoughts we make the world” – Buddha I moved to London in 2008. I started to meditate back then to reconnect with my spiritual and introspective side and face the daily stress in the city. It has been a challenging time andContinue reading “Meditation 30/11/20”

A journey to explore Mindfulness (part 1)

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life,conquer life, live in the moment, and live in the breath” – Amit Ray. Mindfulness can be beneficial both for mental and physical health. Concentration, focus and acceptance are a very key part of it. What does it mean to be mindful?It means to honour oneself andContinue reading “A journey to explore Mindfulness (part 1)”

My interview with the OG magazine

I have been travelling by Overground over the past three years and recently, I have been commuting regularly to Whitechapel to see a client. I am supporting him to achieve his linguistic goals with Italian. One day, on my way back home after the session, I was approached by Ioanna and Olivia. They are twoContinue reading “My interview with the OG magazine”

My IGTV with Anita back in September (Teachers Teach Teachers).

A really nice and deep journey back in time. I would watch the video again and again and I am thrilled to share! I had a wonderful time with Anita. How lovely to have an interview on IGTV Moscow-London! How exciting! She visited Italy mostly for skiing and in the “Around the World” series isContinue reading “My IGTV with Anita back in September (Teachers Teach Teachers).”

My talk about Support at the Coaching&Cava event in December 2018

“I was absolutely thrilled to be at the Coaching&Cava event 6, during a festive, celebratory atmosphere leading up to Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Time for nice plans and resolutions!” Gosh……  time does fly and Coaching&Cava,  an event organised  by Hannah (it was her idea to call the event Coaching&Cava), Ola (very experienced in workingContinue reading “My talk about Support at the Coaching&Cava event in December 2018”

Don’t forget to breathe!

Great reminder from my amazing Pilates teacher Lucy during the classes! “This is life, one breath at the time” Sharon Salzberg.Breathing is a very basic and essential function of the body. Yet much neglected. The 3 minute Breathing Space is a very popular practice developed by Mark Williams, John Teasdale and Zindal Zegalis (founders ofContinue reading “Don’t forget to breathe!”

3 fundamental mindsets to avoid “isolearning”

I was watching a video by a famous coach (so much inspiration by coaches from other industries!). I keep looking at ways to improve and work on my own self-development.If the title caught your attention, it means that you are willing to elevate your language learning and avoid “isolearning” (which might make the current self-isolationContinue reading “3 fundamental mindsets to avoid “isolearning””

Proud to be a Neurolanguage Coach®

Really honoured and proud to be a Neurolanguage Coach®Thank you Rachel Marie Paling.I really miss face to face sessions. Testimonial from the client (Avril Rayner, in the picture):“Paola has been my 1:1 teacher for over 5 years. She has supported my language learning with well prepared and thorough lessons but I think her skills haveContinue reading “Proud to be a Neurolanguage Coach®”