Listen: P-Nidra 3, To Fly

Listen to P-Nidra 3, To Fly (38 mins) In this visualisation, a beautiful imagery has come up. The heart, scapulae, throat, jaw, temporal bones (around the ears) and parietal bones (top of the head) can work together like a pair of wings of a bird and we can fly...! P has decided to return to … Continue reading Listen: P-Nidra 3, To Fly

Listen: P-Nidra 2, Balloon Body

Listen to P-Nidra 2, Balloon Body (35 minutes) This is the second recording of P-Nidra (previously Pilates Nidra). The name P-Nidra comes from yoga nidra, yogic sleep, that "is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the "going-to-sleep" stage"(wikipedia). I find this similar to the state I often fall in at a Craniosacral … Continue reading Listen: P-Nidra 2, Balloon Body

Listen: Pilates Nidra 1, Fluid Tissue

Listen to Pilates Nidra 1, Fluid Tissue (30 minutes) I wrote about Pilates Nidra, that is Somatic visualisation, in past article. This has been developing since then. It is different every time. I usually spend a half hour or so to listen to my client P's story about how she has been getting on generally … Continue reading Listen: Pilates Nidra 1, Fluid Tissue


As I was designing this card, I nearly included a quote by Leonard Cohen, "There is a crack in everything, and that's how the light gets in" I thought this picture I took last summer and the feelings we collectively have nowadays resonate well with these words. During a walk on the Norfolk coast, this … Continue reading 2018

The edge of movement and the edge of the self

I love when some insights about ourselves come to us through physical experiences. One clear example happened a couple of times last week in a Pilates studio. The exercise I was teaching is called "leg springs". It looks more or less like this (I use slightly different settings). The person moves the legs up and … Continue reading The edge of movement and the edge of the self

Sessions with M, a boy with complex needs

M is a 10 year old boy who does not speak, gesture or stand. He has a feeding tube implanted in his stomach although these days he seems to be eating from his mouth. Ruth Solomon, who has 15 years of experience working with children with Special Educational Needs, invited me to join her to work … Continue reading Sessions with M, a boy with complex needs