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It’s December, the days are ever shorter, the impulse to hibernate is with me and with it the recognition that tiredness comes at me in so many different ways. Working these rhythms maps in the field of emotion there is a growing clarity that the shadows of the rhythms are as useful to my (in)sanity

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Last week I spent in a convent. I shared a very small room with Sarah. We had a narrow bed each, between which a touch sensitive lamp perched on a small chest of drawers. There was a sink, a small wardrobe and an agreement to not speak. We were on Silent Retreat which had a

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Some days are difficult in my world this has been one of those. Feelings i don’t want to feel – and it takes a long time for me to even recognise that it is as simple as that.. I teach with Sarah a workshop called ¬†“Unfolding Heart Matters”. And we do that because we both

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This morning grey and rainfilled I walked along the beach with a sort of intention to swim. The sand was cold same as yesterday evening when my feet had led me into the water up to the knees till monkey mind didn’t know if i was freezing or on fire. I old-man-ran up the sand

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This is a time of year that is rich in nourishment of Soul. For many of us having the meditation of the 5Rhythms to cycle through a Wave again and again is a Vital grounding.¬†allowing us to literally find our feet in a world that is obsessed with the fiction that it’s only what happens

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We had the last class of the year in the Black Cube, the home of MIC weekly classes, this week. The new term will see us dancing on a Monday evening rather than the Tuesday nights we’ve shared for so long. There were tears, hugs, dances and mince pies as we ushered in endings before

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Hello hello hello another season is here in the woods a mass of leaves and reddish golds a swirl of water and earth and sky wind animating everything rain seeming to hang in the air and then tumble all at once. walking this morning i recognised outside of me with a jolt the truth of

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Now that the “More Than This” workshop and the Perspectives Suite are steps on the path to the 5Rhythms Teacher Training, and that the meaning of the “Open Floor” (formerly a workshop I taught but now a name used for a whole movement practice) represents something else, there is a need for some clarification. Here

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It is this time of year at the pre dawn that a river of gurgling high pitched watery noise comes with the light. I lie in bed awakened to these sounds and textures so soft a transition from the world of bed and blanketed silence. Birds singing early morning – how do you describe it

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