Archive for the ' Be Activated ' Category

Suck it in ladies. We are going to catch dinner…

Years ago I got stuck in a poor breathing pattern possibly because I incorrectly interpreted complex breathing instructions via Pilates but mostly through crap advice via the fitness industry… belly in, chest up, pelvic floor tight aaaaaand moooove your arse. Looking back on it now it was the equivalent of lacing myself into a corset […]

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What Is Be Activated?

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Be Activated – Life Balance Retreat. Libby Jones O’Flaherty

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Be Activated – Douglas Heel

‘What do you mean I’m not breathing. I’m a bloody yoga teacher.’ April 15, 2014 – Beverley Porrino Several years ago, I came across the oddest spectacle in the James France Lecture Theatre at Loughborough University.  Two grown men were locked in an embrace and one of them was singing a nursery rhyme.   The singing man […]

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Be Activated – Checking out, checking in. Let Me Begin…

Douglas Heel’s Technique – Be Activated, enabled me to reconnect with my broken body. March 2016 Bev Porrino It’s said that the body is the vessel for the subconscious and I’m gimping proof that my subconscious dumped a world of emotional detritus into my psoas and diaphragm. The result? A 333 leg, an unstable shoulder and a […]

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Apollo House. Home Sweet Home

“Apollo House had strong, welcoming arms that hugged everyone who entered. “   I  had no idea what I was getting myself into when I rocked up at the gates of Apollo House.  I figured, feck it! It’s Christmas. I’ll offer my services for a couple of days in the run up. I’ll do my ‘chrimbo’ shopping tomorrow […]

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