Tillandsia – Sky Plants. I enjoy the name. They live on air, light, and mist. I had never heard of – or seen – them before. I discovered my sister cultivates them to make pieces of living art. This one she made for mom: And these now live at home. Shall we give them names?… Read More Sky Plants
Today’s views. Summer colours at moms garden near the Meuse. Family visits and holiday feeling. Enjoy!
Up above, or down below. Sometimes changing our point of view is all it takes to change our mind. I’m taking in the world – outer and inner – with softer eyes today. Get outside, move a bit. Take care of you.
Below you’ll find my favorite tips to prepare yourself mentally and physically for a studio photo shoot. Note: For help on the actual posing: Check out the recordings of my online workshop ‘Posing for Pictures’ and ‘Posing for Pictures 2‘! 1. Early Preparations Things you can do in the week(s) before the shoot: Mentally Start… Read More Tips for Photo Shoots
When dance gives you wings ✨ How do we know what we are? This is something I briefly talked about at the end one of my recent (online) classes. The past few years I’ve noticed my focus has been shifting. In the ‘learning department’ I’ve been spending more time studying various dance and movement arts… Read More What are we?
How does this picture make you feel? The beauty of Nature. Always in motion. Earlier that same day: It reminds me of one of my favorite poems: Percy Bysshe Shelley’s the Cloud. Bonus Geekery: The Invention of Clouds Cloud Poetry The Sky and the Sea
Encountered on my way home today – after a downpour had swept clear the streets. I quite enjoy walking in the rain. The sights, the sounds, the smells. Everything feels more clear. More connected. And you? Bonus geekery A list of the Gods of rain A beautiful Sioux legend on The Rainmakers (aka they who… Read More After the Rain
Speaking of focus: Something I like to do to focus my energy and practice is, I make it visual. I choose the one thing to focus on that will make all the rest I want to do easier. A single vision. My ‘focus plan’ is actually a very simple sticky note. For June my focus… Read More Focus paves the Way
One of the things that helps me to focus and replenish, is to go near places and people where I can simply ‘be’. It makes a world of difference. Where (and who?) is this for you? PS: Speaking of focus 🙂 How I focus my practice and energy is the topic of this week’s… Read More Just to Be – Eschweiler Wald with Mr E
Walk, and the path will appear. Sometimes doing is the best way to learn. Mistakes can help us grow. They usually point us in interesting directions. I keep relearning this lesson. It goes for movement, dance, and life. What are you learning right now? PS: I’m putting my own words into practice, and I’ll be… Read More Walk the Path