#GoFGYourself @FierceGraceYoga From Bikram to FierceGrace: starting my 10th Year of Hot Yoga

“Your leg has not been in the right place, ever since your hip was dislocated.” That’s how my specialised pelvis therapist Alexander Barrie described recently what I have painfully sensed, ever since 1973.

Queens Crescent has been my preferred studio, since I discovered it 10 years ago. Hence I experienced the transition from Bikram to Fierce Grace. It felt as if Bikram turned me into a good footballer, but FG into a better dancer.

Last year I had traumatic reasons for being in Berlin: I needed to flee from prosecution and imprisonment in a secret family court, after I exposed the worst of all child abuse cases. Hence I could go back to doing Bikram for nearly six months.

Here I enjoy the variety of the classes and am proud to be able to do them all, whenever I feel strong enough. At least once, hopefully twice a week. But when I started, I even did the 30-day challenge and Emma gave me an orange Yoga mat.

I shall never forgot how virtually every class ended in tears for the first six months. I got in touch with the emotional pain that surrounds my chronic physical pain:  (more…)

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LIVING WITH PAIN – a permanent exercise in Body Awareness

Awareness is a challenging phenomenon, methinks. I put it into ‘3D’ as many of my philosophical thoughts and scientific concepts:

  • awareness of Self, Other and the Universe,
  • and of Body, Mind and Spirit in ourselves.

Over time, awareness becomes consciousness. This consciousness is our eternal self that chooses our life before we are born, as Hermann Hesse writes so beautifully in The Life that I once chose for myself.

In body, mind and spirit, awareness oscillates between observing pain and pleasure, struggle and excitement, anguish and inspiration.

Physical pain has been my permanent reminder since January 1973. One of its ‘accompaniments’ has been that pain is invisible. But people ‘believe’ it when I use crutches, or lately walking sticks.

But unless people have experienced pain themselves, it seems hard to imagine what it feels like to be nerved by pain, to anticipate it, to be reminded by the many places in the body than can hurt…

Do we need a life of pain to feel and BE alive? It seems so. My wonderful friend Belinda McKenzie was given a poem by her Iranian husband that children are taught about life being a battle field.

Maybe what doesn’t kill us, makes us stronger no matter by whatever pain!?… This wonderful article reminds us that it helps us add deeper meaning to our life!

#WhistleblowerKids Remarkable Spiritual Prophecies: today about the filthiness of flesh – as ‘permission to appeal’ is being requested of the President of the UK Family Courts

Come softly into My presence, says the Lord.  Experience the sweetness of righteousness and purity.  This is your place of escape from the hassles of the world and all the filthiness of flesh.  Come and rest.  Be healed and restored.  Let go of all corruption and defilement that seems to be inescapable except for rising up in the Spirit to commune with Me. 

Psalms 71:2 Deliver me in Your righteousness, and cause me to escape; incline Your ear to me, and save me.

I had a dream about ‘Beate’ (the happy one in Latin) who created the Yoga studio in Berlin which is my ‘saving grace’ ever since I started in Queen’s Crescent in London in 2006. I always need to feel strong enough to do Yoga. It takes effort. And it isn’t fun to keep yawning during class. But it is always re-energising no matter how difficult it may have been to get there in the first place. That’s about healing my body-mind connection and the pains up and down my left leg and other body parts.

My ‘sweetness of spirit’ and ‘fortitude of faith’, however, are best reached by these most remarkable daily prophecies that seem to have been written for me personally. But I’m sure that lots of readers will find them meaningful, too!

Today is the hearing to ask for ‘permission to appeal’ in Court 33 of the High Court – with the President of the UK Family Courts presiding. He’s been advocating reforms ever since he started in office. It’s the mother’s appeal against Mrs Justice Pauffley’s judgement on behalf of her two whistleblower kids.

The Hampstead Research site investigating the 70+ alleged abusers has closed down for the occasion. Many supporters will be there in body! I sent an email to Mrs Justice Pauffley which I also forwarded to the President.

Will the filthiness of flesh continue to rein?

Here are two petitions you could support to stop this filthy ‘child processing business’:

  1. Regarding the CASE: Justice Pauffley – Please honour the mother’s Residence Order and order a proper Police Investigation!
  2. Regarding the CAUSE: Protect the Child’s Best Interest (across borders) in Europe – the topic for a possible debate in the EU Parliament on 07 September and the EU Council on 15/16 October – IF WE CAN SHOW ENOUGH SUPPORT!!!