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”Do not believe anything until you have experienced it as your own truth”

Movement · Balance · Stillness

“Merge movement with unchanging stillness. Blend stretch with breath and depth-mind awareness. Bridging the inner and outer realms is yoga’s gift, allowing layer after layer to peel away until the truth is undisputable, and I am left suspended like a drop of dew, poised and lucid in the quiet.”

– Danna Faulds

You are kindly invited to explore my website to find how you can return to – or maintain – your own optimal way of being. Whether your path is one of practicing vigorous yoga sequences, quiet Yin yoga poses, nurturing breathing exercises, balancing healing sessions, or still contemplation through Mindfulness meditation, I would be delighted to assist you in creating a custom practice that will serve you well.

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What I offer

Find out more about the yoga, healing and mindfulness that I offer.

Yoga

Movement

There are many different reasons for practicing yoga. Maybe you’d like to become more flexible, enhance your physical endurance, or simply improve your overall health. Perhaps you injured yourself and would like to get back to your full range of motion and strength. You may feel stressed and would like to use movement to find stillness in your mind. Or you’d like to create a deeper self-awareness and use your body to go inside.

Healing

Balance

Balance is our natural order. It is a state in which things occur in equal or proper amounts. Our body naturally works towards homeostasis – a stable state of equilibriumBut then life happens: too much work, too little sleep, worries, family issues, unhealthy diet, or whatever it may be, lead to physical, mental and emotional dis-ease. In other words: imbalance.

Mindfulness

Stillness

Taking a moment to be still allows you to tune into the immediacy of your experience; to notice it as it is right now. A moment of stillness can be just a pause, a moment in which you stop doing and simply take a deep breath.

Workshop:

Shoulder Mobility vs. Stability

September 16, 2017
at Inlet Yoga, Manasquan, NJ

“Understanding without practice is better than practicing without understanding”. In this workshop Marije will share her experience and knowledge of anatomy of the shoulders and how they influence your yoga practice, so that you too can practice with better understanding.

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75-hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training:

A Journey into a Silent Practice

October 18 – 28, 2017
at Samahita Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand

You are invited to join us on a journey into silence. In this Yin Yoga Teacher Training of 75 hours you will learn and explore the basic principles of the Taoist practice of Yin Yoga, Pranayama and Mindfulness Meditation.

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Latest blog posts

  • True Freedom – Part 1

    On Tueday we celebrated Independence Day (4th of July) in the Unites States. Today is His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s birthday (July 6). Two reasons to reflect on what freedom really means. For some p...

  • The Vitalness of Silence

    There are two kinds of people: those who like to be quiet and those who like to talk. But even some of the people who like to be quiet look at me glass-eyed when I suggest doing a Day of Silence. “I...

  • My Wake Up Call

    Restlessness, one of the Five Hindrances, is a state of mental agitation that keeps us from being present in the moment. When I am experiencing restlessness I know the best thing to do is to sit and m...

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