women's empowerment

❤️  Full Moon Women's Gathering ❤️ 

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Thank you Amanda Dutson for holding such a restful, rejuvinating and restoring full moon gathering last night 😍❤️ 

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It was beautiful to stay in a lovely room with women and switch from doing to being. This is our morning breakfast, it felt as if we left London for a night and went to a different land. 

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This is Amanda’s gift, creating spaces for women to slow down, connect and drop into silence where they know all the answers. Follow her for the next one, I’ll be there 😍
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Love you 💛

✋🏼 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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💃🏽 THE INTEGRATED FEMININE RETREAT 💃🏽

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2 weeks ago Clara and I gave our first women’s retreat 😍

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What a ride has it been! We rode through the waves of emotions, our shadow, releasing emotions in a healthy way, owning our pleasure, connecting with our bodies through breath and being with other women.
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While we were birthing the workshop I was going through a breakup, my nan passed away and few other things happened. Clara had few things going on for her too. It was a great reminder of how you can create whatever you want no matter what’s going on in your life. No conditions have to exist for you to have what you want. You can be grieving and creating at the same time.
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It’s an honour to hold space for women sitting around in a circle, being open and vulnerable and willing to go there. It’s incredible what can be shifted in 2.5 days. Thank you all for showing up 😍❤️
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Thank you Natalie and Natalie for assisting with your wisdom, awareness, love and organisational skills 🙏🏼
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Thank you Nicola for pouring your heart out into your food and nourishing us during the weekend 😋
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And thank you my dear Clara, for reaching out to me, for making this dream a reality. Thank you for teaching me to trust and surrender a lot more 💜
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One of the participants said ‘I am all women and all women are me.’ There is no competition only celebration, We are so powerful as women, on our own too but when we come together, magic happens..
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How the retreat came together, unfolded and completed, showed this once again ✨
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Loads of love to you 💛

Few days ago at the How the Light Gets In festival, I joined Amanda’s shamanic drumming circle. 

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This is a festival right next to the river, in nature. At the drumming circle I was laying down on the ground in a dome tent and was literally feel my body merging with nature. Instantly I was in it, it was so powerful, beautiful and I felt connected to myself, nature and women around me.

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It’s so easy to get sucked into go go go energy of London and not rest, not connect with what you want, what truly matters to you.
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I saw once again how important it is to create time and space for you to connect with nature. To get out of your normal routine that allows you to see things from a different perspective.
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The Integrated Feminine Retreat is an opportunity for you to pause things, get out of your normal routine and dive deeper into yourself in nature. If you’ve been working on yourself for a while its an opportunity to go even deeper into emotions to feel and release them, to feel alive in your body and to deeply connect with your true essence.
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It’s an experimentation lab where you get to explore your authentic expression knowing you won't be judged or shamed, only loved, held and celebrated for who you are.
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The earlybirds end this Saturday the 2nd ✨
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If you’d love to be there, you have two options:
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1. You can make a full payment through the link (https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3434972)
2. To book the earlybird price you can pay the deposit through the link before the 2nd. Message me if you’re interested and we can arrange instalments for you.
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If you’d love to be there, just come. You’ll leave feeling empowered, connected and alive on a whole new level 🔥
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Any questions you have, feel free to message me 🙏🏼
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Loads of love to you 💚
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