Sooo.. what happens if you mix a thai-inspired pumpkin soup recipe with ‘feeling a bit under the weather’ and ‘I don’t have pumpkins but I bought too much garlic’? That’s right. Anti-Vampire Garlic Soup. Good for warding off bloodthirsty demons, as well as for helping your immune system conquer rebellious germs. Ingredients 1 tablespoon (or… Read More Epic Garlic Soup
This week’s favourite tree is one of two we visited during our most recent walk (the one with the tanks!) Münsterbusch & Brander Wald. We had seen them before, ‘from the side’, but for some reason we never left the pathway far enough – or had enough of a ‘zen’ mindspace – to go out… Read More The Mysterious Pasture Beech
Below you’ll find an interview with an amazing artist and inspiring human. We are honored to present the gorgeous Samantha Emanuel of UK/France. She is of the very first instructors to generously donate an instructional video – titled ‘Happy Hips’ to our Dance4Children online charity movement channel. The video is part of ‘Spinal Waves 102’… Read More Interview with Samantha Emanuel
This post is a bit of an experiment. It is a mix of what we did during the dance workshop titled ‘Making an Entrance’ and the things I’ve learned during that weekend. Because the lessons fade too fast! The workshop was part of a coaching visit for Helène, a beautiful dancer from France/Sweden, and the… Read More Making an Entrance
That is what Martial Arts after 40 is about; a journey of self, a discovery of the boundlessness of your mind and body, working as one, expressing your inner joy and wisdom. This book was a present to myself on my 40th birthday. A fantastic read for Martial Arts practitioners of any age. Martial Arts… Read More Martial Arts after 40
It gets better. Something good to remember – especially for things that ‘take their time’. I love listening to podcasts. Usually I take the time to tune in on my way to/from ballet class, or while I’m doing administration work and chores at home. Even when the topics are not really dance related, they often… Read More It gets Better
We were lucky enough to spot these heralds of autumn on our Oberallgäu walks this September. Can you name them?
So.. only a few weeks to go before this year’s ballet recital of Ballettschule Renoldi in Aachen, DE This year I will be dancing in a few of the intermediated/advanced student group dances, including – some of these – on pointes. A first for me.. dancing on stage en pointes at 40(!) The dances –… Read More Let’s Dance
This September we had the honour to participate in the 7th Rheinland-Pfalz Cup Haidong Gumdo in Bad Kreuznach, DE A fantastic weekend of Korean Sword Art, hosted and organized by Kampfkunstverein Cheong Do e.V. Bad Kreuznach On Saturday there was a competition featuring special guests EUHDGD Headmaster Sang Hyun Han as well as Senior Grandmaster… Read More 7th Rheinland-Pfalz Cup HDGD
A gorgeous hike to the waterfall complex of Hinang, as well as the nearby ‘Eybachstobel’ in Oberallgäu, Bavaria. Enjoy!