feminine power

I took this few weeks ago after the last Goddess Circle I held.

Goddess Circle is a workshop for women I created where it’s a loving and safe space you get to connect with your femininity, your body and your wisdom. It’s a space where you can soften, allow, let go and surrender ❤️ We dance, meditate and do breathwork together.

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I held them at Buddha on a Bicycle in Covent Garden every month for 2 years for 6 women only. Now, I’m taking them to another venue with more space for around 10-12 women 😍🎉
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Here are some feedback from the previous ones👇🏼
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✨ “I have been to places and levels of emotions I have not been to before. You offered a safe and loving environment, so it felt secure to release.”
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✨ “It didn’t necessarily turned out the way I thought it would, but it gave me exactly what I needed!”
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✨”Allow yourself to let go and relax into it! Trust that you are held in a safe space.”
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The next one:
30th May Thursday // 7-10pm
Unmind Space, Hackney
£25
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Earlybird ends 22nd of May, Wednesday. You can book your place through the link below ✨
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https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4047203
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I’d love to see you there 😍
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I love you 💛
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(Also can someone tell me if there’s a way to record and play music on my phone at the same time? Otherwise I’m doing these silent breath dances 😃)
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As a woman, your receptivity, your softness and your sensitivity are your superpowers. 

You don’t have to control every outcome.

You don’t have to analyse and overthink everything.

You don’t have to become rigid to get stuff done.
You don’t have to close your heart to protect yourself.
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There is a softness and receptivity that comes with slowing down and a radiance that comes with an open heart.
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I created Goddess Circles, an embodiment workshop for women, a safe and loving space where women get to feel this, where they connect with their feminine power and come back home to themselves.
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There are 3 LAST SPACES left for tonight.
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Buddha on a Bicycle, Covent Garden
Tonight 22nd April
6:30-9:30pm
£25
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You can book your space through the link in bio ✨
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I’d love to have you there 🌺
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Enjoy this gorgeous sun today!
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I love you ❤️
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✋🏼 DON’T EVER DO THAT TO ANY WOMEN EVER AGAIN ✋🏼

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This might not be a comfortable post to read. I want to share something that happened a few weeks ago because it’s important.

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I was on the tube and I sat next to a guy who was sitting his legs wide spread, I sat normally my legs touching his as he was taking up the space in my seat. I forgot about it, put on my earphones and started listening to some music.

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A minute or so later, he started to rub his leg against mine very slowly to the point I think he assumed I wasn’t going to notice. I noticed it, obviously. I didn’t say anything, shocked how he can do such thing in public.

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Then he stopped. After a while he did the same thing again while the tube was moving. I said to myself, ‘Ok, if he does it again, I’m going to say something.’ He did it again. 

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I took a deep breath and I took out my earphones. As I did that, he immediately took his leg away and got uncomfortable. I turned my head to face him and asked, “What are you doing with your leg?” He looked away. I carried on looking at him breathing deeply. I said very calmly and slowly, “You know what you did. Don’t ever do that to any woman ever again.” 

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I turned my face forward, put back my earphones on and carried on listening to music. He kept his legs within where his seat was. Two stops later it was my stop, I got off feeling slightly paranoid he might follow me, he didn’t.

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As I got off, I thought how if this has happened to me, it must happen to so many women as well. So many times that maybe women don’t share it, feeling ashamed, scared or unsafe. Also not knowing, what to do in this kind of situation. 

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If you ever find yourself in a situation like this, here are some steps for you:

- Take 5 deep breaths, stay in your body. 

- Imagine you’re sending the breath to your centre, strengthening your core. Keep breathing.

- Notice what feels true to do, sometimes it’s saying something, sometimes it’s removing yourself etc . Whatever it is, don’t endure. You don’t have to tolerate what you don’t want.

- Breathe into your heart space. Now, if you want to say something, say it with presence and power coming from your heart space. Turn your anger into power that goes into your words so they can receive your words rather than shutting down or attacking back. You have as much strength and power as this person infront of you, if not more emotional strength and power.

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The truth is if you ever find yourself in a situation like this, it doesn’t mean anything about you. Know that no human would want to hurt or prey on other human unless they’re in pain or feeling hurt themselves. Saying that, it doesn’t make what they did right either. Of course it’s not right. 

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Not saying anything keeps this behaviour going. Even the slight “it’s ok, no big deal, happens all the time” is worth mentioning coming from fierce love, not from attacking. You have the ability to stop it. You are saying no, not just for yourself but for other women this person might go and do the same thing to.

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Your words and presence carry power. Use them 🔥

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I hope this post has given you something to reflect on today. Feel free to comment or share 🙏🏼

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Loads of love to you ❤️

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🔻🔴 GODDESS CIRCLE MAGIC 🔴🔻

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I held a Goddess Circle last Monday.

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When I allow myself to feel rather than resisting, I realise I’m becoming more and more stronger in holding others through a similar journey.
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I love every single women who attends these Goddess Circles. I’m grateful for the open heart, courage, willingness to go there they bring with them and trust they have for me to hold them. We go on a journey of dancing, meditating and doing breathwork together. In the end of the breathwork, I always put my hand on their heart and pour love into them imagining them shining more and more.
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Love is an energy we can give freely without fear or expectation. I feel like it’s a powerful and infinite source that can shift anything. It’s an energy that can shine through our deepest fears, shame and darkness and bring into our lives what matters to us the most.
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If you swipe, you can see few of the participants share. I’m seeing over and over again, we all want to be loved, seen and heard as we are without being judged or shamed. This is a place you can feel that. In a space where you feel safe and loved, you are naturally your true self connected to your feminine power.
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It gives you an experience of what it feels like to be in your body, to feel your feminine energy and power so next time you’re in your head, you can access and come back to this feeling. It becomes a reference point for your body to remember.
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Taking the last feedback into account, they’ll be twice a month from now on ✨
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Next one will be on the 8th October, at my place in Golders Green. 4 SPACES LEFT.
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Here’s the link to book:
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https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3625967
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There are always 6 women max as it creates a beautiful, safe and sacred space full of love ❤️
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Have a beautiful rest of the day 💛
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Love you 😘
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💛 YOUR BEAUTIFUL BODY HAIR 💛

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Following the post I wrote two days ago about makeup, today’s post is about body and pubic hair.

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I’m Turkish and I am a naturally hairy woman. As a teenager, I was very self-conscious of my body hair. I started waxing super early in my life. I was super embarrassed about my hair that I got laser on my legs, arms and armpit at the age of 16 to get rid of the hair. I got rid of %90 of the hair (as good as it gets with Turkish hair 😃). So now I barely have hair on my body apart from my pubic hair. 

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I remember the main reason I didn’t do laser on my pubic hair was having a very low pain threshold. And I remember this thought, ‘What if a future partner prefers to have hair down there?’ I was prioritising someone else’s opinion over how I feel about having or not having hair. 

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I remember boys at school would tease girls who had hair on their arms, legs, upper lips and near the chin line. They would tell them they look like a boy. I know they didn’t know any better, as they were young boys growing up feeling insecure about their own hair as well. But how damaging is that to hear, as a girl growing up to find out who she is?

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I watched Russell Howard’s show “Recalibrate” on Netflix. He’s just an incredible comedian. He was talking about pubic hair and how young girls are pressured to be and look in a certain way. They thought having hair on their vagina looks horrible. This breaks my heart as I was one of them too.

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He makes a joke saying, “No men found himself in paradise and went, ‘Well this is lovely, but look at the lawn.’” 😃 

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It’s your body, your hair. You decide what you want to do or not do with it. No one can tell you what you should do with it. They might have a preference and that doesn’t mean anything about you or how your vagina looks. Your vagina is beautiful as it is. 

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Men are blessed to be around your naked body and your vagina. Don’t let them tell you either way. It is the most sacred part of your body and most intimate someone can be with you. They’re literally in you.

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Here’s a little process if you were shamed for your body or pubic hair:

- Close your eyes

- Imagine the person who shamed you, infront of you

- Say out loud everything you need to tell them to let go of this memory (alternatively write)

- Now see what their pain, their conditioning was, why did they behave that way?

- Forgiveness is always great, not to make them right, but to release heaviness from your side. If you feel to do so, forgive them.

- Imagine a cord between you, cut the cord woth your hands

- (Do this one by one or address a whole bunch of people collectively and cut the cord collectively.)

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It is never personal, only a conditioning ✨

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I believe this will change with women sharing how they feel about having or not having hair. Rather than men telling how it should be on a body or body part they don’t even have. I find it similar to expecting men to magically know how it feels to have a period, they can’t. Because they haven’t experienced it. Only women can tell them how it feels.

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I know many women who choose to grow their body hair. That’s beautiful. I know many women who choose to shave all the hair off their body. That’s beautiful too. Because women are beautiful, as they are 💃🏽

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I’m not saying throw away all your shavers and grow all your hair on your body and never shave, do whatever feels good for your body. 

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Now I shave my arms / legs / armpits with that bit of hair comes out after laser. Because I love how my skin feels and I’m actually grateful now that I did the laser. And I wax my pubic hair regularly after cupping my vagina telling her I love her, I’m here and this will hurt a bit, because that ‘painless’ wax is such a lie 😂

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Feel free to share this 🌹

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Loads of love to you all ❤️

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Painting by Georgia O’Keeffe

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💄 A MONTH WITHOUT MAKEUP 💄

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Today marks one month without wearing any makeup ❤️

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I grew up being told if you go out without make up, it’s disrespectful for other people. You haven’t put any effort in, meaning you don’t care about the person you’re meeting up with. It sounds ridiculous writing this but growing up it sounded legit. Ever since I was 15, I learnt to put makeup on my face every day. It just became a habit so I rolled with it.
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I had a week here and there when I was camping, in nature, or at a retreat and didn’t put makeup on. It felt weird initially, like something’s missing. I look like I just rolled out of bed. After few days though, it felt beautiful. I get to connect with and love my real face ❤️
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This time around, after 2-3 weeks of no makeup (not even ‘bit of mascara’), I swear, my eye lashes started to grow! Even my skin got better, my eyes started to shine a lot more. My face literally perked up. So I carried on until now ✨
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I keep hearing men sometimes find telling women ‘You’re beautiful’ a bit cheesy, assuming they hear it all the time. They might or might not hear it all the time, but it never is cheesy to hear it again. You have no idea how many incredibly beautiful women don’t find themselves beautiful. It might be a vulnerable thing to say but go for it ❤️
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I didn’t find myself beautiful without makeup at some point because I was disconnected from who I truly was. Now I’m super happy to say I can go out without makeup and feel beautiful and good in my body (I don’t really go out, but you know to 5rhythms class or something 😃)
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You might be in a workplace where you feel you have to wear makeup. Start with a week on holiday where you’re not putting anything on to try it out, to pass that initial resistant phase and see how your face will start to shine in it’s natural beauty 😍
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Another thing is how men treat you when you have no makeup on. If they don’t honour and treat you well without it, maybe have an open and honest conversation about your expectations and upbringings around how women should be. They are just beliefs many people took on board without questioning how they feel about them. They’re not the ultimate truth, and they don’t have to be your truth for sure.
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✨ You don’t have to do anything you don’t want to do. ✨
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If they honour and treat you well without makeup on, amazing. You should be treated like a queen, just as you are, with or without makeup 💃🏽
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I’m not saying throw away all your make up and never use it again 😃 If the desire to do so comes naturally, that’s amazing. Just don’t do it out of reaction. I love make up, I’ll probably use it in the future 😍 Just sharing how in awe I am for the result of not using makeup for a month 💄
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Your face is the only face you have and no one else has it. Give so much love to it ❤️
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Feel free to share this post 😘
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May you have a gorgeous week ahead 💛
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Roadtrip! 😍

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This weekend, I’ll be at the How the Light Gets In festival, world’s biggest philosophy and music festival, near River Wye. I’m giving a Goddess Circle workshop and a Freedom Through Breath breathwork journey, also offering 1-1 intuitive guidance sessions.

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Amanda and I came to WALES all the way from London. I didn’t actually think it was this far but we made it.
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The festival is literally at the border between between Wales and England 🔥
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And it’s super cold here 🙈 So cold that we can’t stop laughing at how cold it is. The festival space is coming along beautifully and we’re nearly unpacked now.
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Come join us this weekend if you’re around here! ❤️
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Loads of love 💛
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😍 BEAUTIFUL WOMEN 😍

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I’m excited to announce Clara and I are offering a women’s retreat on 6-8 July in Kent - The Integrated Feminine! ❤️

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For few months, I wanted to create a weekend away from your usual surroundings going into nature with women 🌹 Clara reached out to me asking if I want do a retreat with her so here it is 😍
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This will be a 2.5 days immersion in nature into your wild power and playful innocence coming out from the other side feeling whole, complete and alive 🔥
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In pilgrimages, you sleep in different places, you walk different ways every day. New awareness, wisdom, inspiration start coming to you because you’re opening yourself up. You’re not doing what you normally do in every day life. It’s the opposite of taking the same tube to same work every day. It creates new pathways in your system allowing you to experience life in a whole new way.
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This weekend is an experience of exactly that. Experimenting and opening yourself up to being alive on a whole new level in a held, empowered, loving space. No judgment, no shame. You can be anything here 💛
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First 7 women who register will receive a reduced price of £177. We have 4 of those places left at the moment.
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You can pay the initial deposit of £100 to secure your place and pay the rest in a month if you wish to.
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Here’s the link to book your place:
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https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3434972
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Any questions you have, please message me ✨
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Looking forward to seeing you there if you’re feeling to be there 😍❤️
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Loads of love 🌹
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😍 APRIL WORKSHOPS 😍

Happy Easter y’all 🐣💛 Had some fun this morning with this filter 🐰

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I have few workshops coming up in April, I’d love to give 20% off from them. These events tend to sell out. Just use the code MAGIC before checking out.
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This discount will be available during Easter until Tuesday the 3rd ✨
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Here are the workshops:
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7 April - The Awakened Woman
1 day workshop for women - Ego/Soul, masculine/feminine energies talk, movement, breathwork
(6 spaces left) - 25% off
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3340434
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9 April - Goddess Circle
Evening workshop for women - movement, meditation, breathwork
(SOLD OUT)
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19 April - Freedom Through Breath
A breathwork journey for MEN and WOMEN
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3371007
(Dear men, this is the only mixed event I do, come along 😘)
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23 April - Goddess Circle
Evening workshop for women - movement, meditation, breathwork
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3206323
(Goddess Circles are going to be every other Monday due to high demand 💗)
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It’s a full on month 😄 Looking forward to seeing some of you there 💛 Any questions you have, comment below or message me 🙌🏼
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Wishing you a beautiful Easter and full moon
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Loads of love to you ✨
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My heart feels so full...

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Just look at all these beautiful women shining 😍 That's what I love seeing, women coming together as a tribe, being themselves, loving themselves, releasing pain and opening themselves up.. Thank you all for being there today fully 🙏🏼

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Each time I do a workshop, a part of me goes, 'Yeah but you could've done this differently', 'What about this?' etc. Then I remind myself, actually girl, it went amazing! Then I go celebrate myself ❤️
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Thank you G-Therapies Gulie Ismail and Amanda for assisting, means so much you were there. It feels wonderful to ask for help and receive it knowing that I don't have to do everything on my own 💛
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Off to chill in my bath now 💁🏽
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Loads of love to you 💜
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