The space was the desert in the south of Tunisia. Camp Mars to be precise. The practice was an early morning walk, the air still cool as the sun rose up above the mountains of sand. The community were the people I loved who were faraway yet very present in my heart during that early […]
Ciara has moved a lot. Luckily she loves traveling. During her travels she has discovered that a regular yoga practice within a beautiful dedicated space and a community in which to belong, is how she best finds a feeling of home. Ciara’s teaching draws upon her lifelong passion of movement, the human body and the examined life. A professionally trained contemporary dancer, certified Dance Movement Psychotherapist and Yoga Teacher, she has taught in London, Paris, Zürich and Tunis.
The past three years have seen me moving house a lot. The most recent move was back to Tunisia on a one way ticket. The last time I moved here, I arrived with a cold that lasted a month. I was anxious and fearful, my digestive system was up and down; basically I was your […]
When art makes you cry On a day that you chose To wear eye make up. Make up for what? My eyes without Colouring in Are not good enough? Sad thing is That today it’s only Me that will see My eyes in disguise; Natural masks natural I did it for me? To present my […]
As a yoga student, yoga teacher and therapist I have had many thoughts and discussions on the topic of time. When this poem came to mind last week I decided to share, in order to perhaps stimulate reflection on timekeeping in the world of yoga. It is not meant to point fingers, unless at myself, […]
When I recently moved to Zürich, I put a lot of pressure on myself to make stuff happen fast. I put pressure on myself to be successful in every aspect of my life right now. I was trying to be superwoman. Simultaneously I was waking up with a headache most days. I tried to work […]
We are sublime slithers of light Specks of precious dust With giant dreams That occupy and stimulate Are minds so small To greater heights We’re here to grow And nothing more. Expect surprises A universe that moves To shock and challenge Inspire and sadden Do not lose time Thinking there’s more Do not lose time […]
Session. A space charged with our stillness The room filled with my doubt Words move in my breathing Sometimes they remain quiet in my mouth. Words from the past and the future And their place in my now Each week a veil’s lifted My life patterns unveil. Those with loved ones and liked ones And […]