Yo Yo Yo Yoga! ;)

Yoga is Movement in Stillness

And Stillness in Motion

A calm mountain lake,

The crashing waves of the Ocean

 

It’s extravagance, simplicity,

It is Ice and Fire.

It is a new born babe

And the funeral Pyre.

 

It’s the belly’s hearty laughter

And a serious pout.

It is seeing all our layers

From the inside to the out.

 

Yoga is within and all around us

In its essence and its form

It is shape and it is shapeless

Vast empty sky and wild storm.

 

And where is yoga not?…

It is nowhere not here.

It can be found in every crevice,

In feeling Love through all our fears.

 

It is diving into LIFE and

Meeting every situation.

It is holding ourselves kindly

Through each habituation.

 

And awake to every moment

Exactly as it is

The concept drops away

And there is only

THIS

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(poem by Hayley Price, December 2013 (c) )

Published by Hayley

Hayley Price: PG. Dip. Dance & Somatic Wellbeing. Yoga Therapist Children’s Movement Facilitator Hayley has been facilitating movement in the community for over 15 years. She has worked with children of all ages in schools and developed a movement mentorship programme called ‘Girls Allowed’ for pre-teen girls to support them in transitioning times. Her work is multi-layered and focuses on creative emergence through movement, voice, healthy relating and embodied relaxation. She draws heavily upon the principles of Authentic Movement in her work. Hayley has facilitated movement based support groups for the general community, for women with postnatal depression as well as one-to-one based work with young adults in the Royal Edinburgh Hospital and those in the community with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, bi-polar and other structural and functional issues. While she lived in Scotland, she facilitated a programme to support teachers in schools. This focused on nourishment through embodied relaxation, gentle movement a safe space to share. Her work is creative and inquiry based, tailored to the needs of each group or individual.

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