Inspiration, Movement


When a mirror is held up. What do you see? Resistance. Vulnerability. Strength. Compliance. Separation. Oneness. Ease. Discomfort. Courage. Fear. Resilience. Beauty. Flaws. Action. Stillness. Nothing. All. What can we discover, when we look without judgement? Interesting how our (inner and outer) environments will bring out different aspects of our selves. Interesting how what we… Read More Multitudes

Inspiration, Movement

Quieting the Mind

When the mind grows calm, it opens up. It creates space. To ‘click in’. To connect. To get reacquainted with what is. No voice to be heard in the mind. Today I learned a term for it. Two words, to be exact. Wordless Oneness. I’ve never heard of it. Have you? I do like the ring… Read More Quieting the Mind

Dance, Movement

Interview with Elise Samba

Below you’ll find an interview with the gorgeous Elise of Belgium. She’s an incredible artist and a knowledgeable and experienced Samba teacher. Elise owns one of the very first official brazilian dance schools in Belgium, and has officially been part of the Rio Carnaval Parade! A dancer, instructor, costume designer and a beautiful soul to… Read More Interview with Elise Samba

Inspiration, Movement

An Easter Resurrection

Things I have learned this week(end): Resurrection miracles do happen Sometimes they are electronic Always do backups Do not bring beverages into the computer room Especially not orange juice Actual things to do if /when calamity does strike: Remove the power first Rice is not always the way Patience, and swiftness, is key Disassemble, clean… Read More An Easter Resurrection

Movement, Nature


Nothing is the same. It never will be. We will have to find new ways. Always. Our latest walk in Münsterbusch & Brander Wald, home of the Mysterious Pasture Beech. It looked quite different after the storms.

Movement, Nature

Magnolia Revisited

Last spring I wrote about our Martial Magnolia, a beautiful tree that grows right next to the building of our beloved teacher’s Dojang. Yesterday I was reminded of it, as I encountered a beautiful blooming magnolia tree while shopping for groceries. It made me think of our martial arts classes, which will be on hold… Read More Magnolia Revisited