What can I tell you about me? I’m a homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and daughter. Happily, all these roles have demands on my time. I’m always busy.
I love teaching meditation, in one to one situations and in workshops. It is so satisfying to see people benefit from the meditation lessons.
I enjoy travelling, being with friends, the theatre, bridge, being a parish councillor. I especially enjoy learning Tai’chi Qigong and I am training for my next sash.
However there’s one thing that has always fascinated me and still does. That is the mystery of being, and the wonder of the nature of things. From an early age I have questioned and marveled at what seems like the miracle of life in all its manifestations. My curiosity has led me to explore the ancient writings of The Upanishads, The Bhagavad Gita, the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra, Hermetica, Tao te ching, Rumi, and of course many modern writers, like Tim Freke, Adyashanti, Colin Drake to name just a few. My bookcase is full of beautiful books! The other day I read that otology is the study of the existence of being. So that’s me- I’m an amateur otologist!!
So how and when did meditation come into my life? In my late thirties, I went through a really bad spell. For no particular reason I felt bad about myself and out of tune with the rest of my world. It got to a point that I had to do something to get out of that horrible state of being. A series of coincidences happened and I learned to meditate. It changed me……… for the better! At that time in the 1980s, meditation was only for freaks! But I felt so much better that I didn’t care what people thought. As time has gone on, I have continued to learn more about meditation, and have been teaching it for the last ten years. Thankfully, meditation has become mainstream and research now proves the benefits of meditation to the body, mind and spirit.
Now, that’s enough about me! How can I help you to learn to meditate?