My journey with Pilates and Meditation

As a freelance Neurolanguage Coach®, I used to travel quite extensively on both the tube and the Overground transport to go and see clients, carry materials around before the pandemic happened. In addition to that, I had a serious car crash years ago. In summary, I was totally neglecting myself until I really started toContinue reading “My journey with Pilates and Meditation”

Am I doing or am I being?

When we embrace Mindfulness and practice it, we immediately access the door of the “being mode” with both our attention and awareness. It is a real transition and we shift from “doing” to “being” afterwards. What does that mean concretely? There are seven mental aspects that characterise “doing” as opposed to “being”: Automatic pilot (aContinue reading “Am I doing or am I being?”

Some effective and fun Mindfulness activities for children and teens

Children and teenagers are constantly exposed to lots of stimuli and pressure, especially during their time at school. At this moment of lockdown, in particular, they spend more time at home and learning online. In addition to that, they are facing the uncertainty of these turbulent times. They can be challenged in a creative andContinue reading “Some effective and fun Mindfulness activities for children and teens”

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)”

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””