The Day of Dance in Saltaire is exactly what it says it is… An entire day dedicated to all things dance. From Morris to Ballroom, West African to Lancashire Step Clog. There’s something for everyone and it’s all aimed at beginners, so even if you’ve never danced a step you can still definitely join in. The dancing…. My first class of the day was Eastern European and Gypsy Rom Circle Dance. I had zero idea what this would entail and I was very nervous. Dancing is something I enjoy privately, usually in my kitchen whilst I’m cooking, and … Continue reading Day of Dance
Some of you may laugh but I’ll be ready when they come. “Rule #1 Cardio” I am not and never will be, a gym bunny. My 2018 will not be starting off with false promises of gym membership and how I’m going to be there before work, after work and all weekend. I think I’ve been in a gym once in my adult life and I don’t intend on going back. Everyone is judgy and I haven’t the foggiest about what to actually do in there. Plus you have to pay! You have to hand over money to be judged … Continue reading “Of course I run, it’s good zombie training”
I battle with my feelings about my body. Sometimes I love it. My skin looks and feels amazing. My legs looked toned, they seem to have miraculously become tanned and my stomach is flat, my hair looks amazing. Then I have those other days, or weeks sometimes, where my face is spotty, I have flare ups of psoriasis, my stomach is bloated like a pregnant hippo and my hair resembles a chip pan. I know that hormones are to blame at times but for me stress is a huge contributor to my body issues. I know I’m not … Continue reading I will love myself!
Meditation has been a huge comfort for me recently. Not only does it reduce my stress and anxiety levels but it is opening up areas of my mind that are strange and unusual. I spoke of listening to Adagio for Strings in a previous post and how it conjured up some incredible visuals. This is something I intend to build on. The serenity of it all is addictive. Here we have a legal and free way to get high! Your mind is so powerful and capable of so much that we don’t even know about yet. Alongside my meditation experiences … Continue reading Dreams and Meditation