free falling by bridget luff

free falling by bridget luff

Its the being out of control. The not knowing what’s coming next. The being so incredibly vulnerable that anything can happen.

A piece I wrote about falling, inspired by a workshop I went to with teacher Naomi Absalom. 

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What about the Moon ...

What about the Moon ...

What's all the fuss about? A lot of people are doing more 'moon' based workshops and posts, including myself. As I prepare for a workshop next week in Notting Hill, I've been wondering why tis important for me. And here's my 'findings' in a love letter declaring my love for the moon, why I work with her in my yoga practice. 

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The wings to fly

The wings to fly

"You must not spend your life searching for security. If you cover yourself with layer after layer of heavy armor, you will be unable to move, unable to fight and protect others." - Mitsugi Saotome and an extract from one of my monthly newsletters on facing fear and finding freedom. 

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Collette, the word-weaver

Collette, the word-weaver

I wanted to share a blog that a beautiful friend/colleague of mine has started writing. Collette is one of those people who writes for other people for a living. Finding the perfect words to describe what and who they are.

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The day I met Leila

The day I met Leila

I remember very clearly the first class I took with Leila Sadeghee. It was about 7 years ago and she was covering a class at my local studio in east London where I was a receptionist...

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my dad's stories by bridget luff

my dad's stories by bridget luff

My father is one of the greatest storytellers I know. He is half Irish and it is definitely in his bones. When we were little he used to tell tales about lions and bears weaving in morals and truths from his life. My sister and I used to beg for his stories and we never knew what was true or not. (The first time my husband met my dad I told him to disbelieve 90% of what he said to be safe).

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no need to fear, the goddess is near

no need to fear, the goddess is near

The goddess is not some crazy idol worship outside of ourselves, her energy is a part of all of us. When we have a healthy goddess energy then we become a channel of great power, wisdom, creativity and truth. It may be a weird practice but it is also wonderful.

 

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why I really do yoga every day by bridget luff

why I really do yoga every day by bridget luff
There was that magic moment when I discovered yoga philosophy and understood that there is more to my world than just my thoughts, I became more ‘aware’ of what is real, I practiced gratitude, talked to friends, became more open (I am trying here!) and meditated. BINGO.  So now I fuse the creativity and the yoga in my life to find that sacred balance of being and doing.

A piece I wrote about my personal battles with depression and how yoga has helped heal much of what I went through.

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