Find your feet at the foot of the mountains.
Yoga, breath and simple ayurvedic food will nourish to resource from the ground up. Walk, restore and weave the art of a reflective practice into daily life.
Find your feet and enjoy eight magical days of yoga. Walk, breathe and draw your way through the labyrinthine rhythms of Bali. Restore truth in balance in the peaceful surrounds of Gaia Abasan Mountain Retreat.
Our constant journey to seek balance is elusive and futile. To balance life perhaps we need to tiptoe on the edge? Maybe to find counterbalance we must feel all we need to feel and fall and rise time and time again?
If you find that you frequently berate yourself for not ‘being in balance’, take heart…and read on…
Madeline’s study of yoga over 25 years and Ayurveda for 8 years has brought integral commitment, consistent discipline and an understanding of an holistic life . She teaches yoga with dynamic integrity, balancing an Ashtanga flow with Iyengar in a truth that encompasses two profound yoga practices. In this way, attention to breath in posture and transition allow for a steady practice to address individual need.
Gracefully moving between, Madeline allows each to coexist; employing props and variations within a flow of breath and asana in sequential rhythm, drawing a thread through body and mind so both may meet in quiet ease. Her passion is to be intimately connected to the subtle intricacies of the present moment and to show continued gratitude for the chance to live life fully.
Is balance an unattainable pipe dream? The search for balance between work and life is a losing proposition and a potentially destructive one. Absolute balance is an illusion. What appears to be a state [...]