Time for ChangesPersonal Life Changes
In the mood for Ideas
Would it be better not to think about any of this, then? And, as a result, let it be, just enjoy my cup of tea and the rain outside? What’s more, allow the stillness to take over, embrace a stoic perspective on things, and don’t move anything.
Today, we failed. He died alone. And we all became a little bit poorer, a lit bit less human. I can’t imagine the despair or isolation he must have felt. What were his last thoughts? What is this all about? A man drowned in Venice. There were many people, many...
The Charlie Mountain plot
Now, who is Charlie? If you remember the terrorist attack to the Charlie Hebdo newspaper , you’ll know that… Je suis Charlie, you are Charlie, everyone is Charlie.
The final milestone to the Coaching Certification has started. This evaluation consists of eleven sessions of Observed Coaching and professional feedback. Today was the first session and it was very good to see other people coaching. There...
Written Exam: Checked
I just finished the required written exam to become a certified coach. It was actually a lot of fun despite my discomfort in studying and actually getting started. It is yet another example that will hopefully help me remember that often the anxiety preceding an...
A session with pregnancy in mind.
A Pilates session focused on Pregnancy. “I felt that my whole body can work together to make my bounce around and take care of my baby.”
How awesome is that?
Destruct to Construct
The challenge remains, though, as there are always more exercises and variations to experiment with. Or new approaches to exercises you can already make, bringing you back to a fresh perspective. A new layer, a deeper learning experience.
Deciding when it’s time to push and when it’s time to let go. A journey of balancing different priorities between pregnancy, passions, family, health.
Hanging in there
My body remembers this accident very well and doesn’t trust hanging at all. One could argue that if I hadn’t been able to grab them, I wouldn’t be here at all. So, in that sense, my arms were the heroes that saved me.
Push and Pull
Having been a ballet dancer and what not, I can only imagine the type of training and dedication she went through. I wouldn’t be surprised if she thinks she’s actually kind of a softy with me.
The curve – continued
Pulling Straps makes me angry. It’s hard to explain but it’s incredibly annoying. I push through it because I know I react like this is because it looks sooooo simple and yet I really struggle with it.
A series of Pilates exercises addressing the curvate of our backs. The focus was on the bend between the lower and upper back.
Exercise Flow – Wunda Chair and Cadillac
Wunda Chair - Footwork This was a nice warm up exercise and an interesting one. Instead of focusing on extending the hips, the focus is on the “return of the pedal”, to the initial position where flexing the hip is actually the...
Expand and let go
A Pilates session aimed at letting go and releasing a lot of tension in the hips. How embracing fears and insecurities can enable your body and flexibility.
Pilates is really underrated, incredibly underrated. Playing with a ball while lying on a mat is not, by the way, Pilates. That's playing with a ball while laying on a mat. There's a lot of content online about what Pilates is so I wont go into it in detail but one of...