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Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 6

White background with a translucent golden flame emerging from the bottom of the picture. Dark brown writing on top in center reading: "I don't want to spiritually bypass; I want to be impeccable on all planes." Smaller company logo in dark brown writing along the bottom reading, "From the Hearth."

๐—œ๐—ป ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐Ÿฒ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, ๐™ฌ๐™š ๐™™๐™ž๐™ซ๐™š ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™œ๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ˆ๐™š๐™™๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ. Meditation is a state of being, so when we PRACTICE meditation in this School of Yoga, we practice all previous limbs of yoga, plus ๐Ÿ‘‰ Pratyahara: the 5th Limb of Yoga This involves shifting the flow of our […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 5

Lorena smiling at the camera with a dark forested background.

Let’s continue on our journey through Seek Sanctuary! ๐—œ๐—ป ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐Ÿฑ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, ๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐—ฑ๐˜†, ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ต ๐—น๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฏ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜†๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฎ – ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™–๐™—๐™ž๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฎ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™–๐™ก ๐™—๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™ฉ๐™๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™–๐™จ๐™จ๐™ž๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™–๐™˜๐™˜๐™š๐™จ๐™จ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™ข๐™ค๐™ข๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™š๐™–๐™จ๐™š. It is important to note that none of the weeks in Seek Sanctuary […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 4

Abneet sitting outside on a wooden deck. Searing a white shirt and patterned pants, her hands in Anjali mudra looking at the camera.

On our journey through Seek Sanctuary, today we explore Week 4 of this transformational container. ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฒ๐˜…๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น๐˜†, ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™ก๐™ก๐™ฎ ๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™›๐™š๐™š๐™ก ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ฌ๐™ค๐™ง๐™  ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š๐™ข ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™—๐™ค๐™™๐™ฎ. We have two sessions per week in Seek Sanctuary, one […]

Seek Sanctuary Sneak Peek! Week 1

Tara standing on a dock with water and trees in the background, smililng and giving herself a gentle hug. Wearing a white tank top and orange skirt.

The transformational Seek Sanctuary program is 8 weeks long, and there are 8 days until I cast the circle and open Sacred Space in that container. SO, get ready for a daily taste of what you get to experience! ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐Ÿญ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ธ ๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜ ๐˜พ๐™ช๐™ก๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐˜ผ๐™ฌ๐™–๐™ง๐™š๐™ฃ๐™š๐™จ๐™จ. We consider the Three Pillars of […]

I am simultaneously scared and thrilled with the direction my work is taking.

Photo of Tara sitting on the ground at the base of a tree, wearing a white tank top and a long, flowing orange skirt. With a tree of life on the ground to her left, laughing.

I am simultaneously scared and thrilled with the direction my work is taking. I am scared because truly coming home to oneself is challenging work and dominant culture – which I name as a system of white supremacy – has taught me not to rock the boat or I won’t be ‘successful.’ Dominant culture has […]

I am not my trauma, and my trauma is not permanent.

White background with a translucent golden flame emerging from the bottom of the picture. Dark brown writing on top reading "I am not my trauma, and my trauma is not permanent."

Today’s Musing *Trigger Warning: mention of sexual assault, no details* As I endeavour on some healing over the next few weeks, I acknowledge that I am not my trauma and that my trauma is not permanent. My trauma consists of unprocessed and trapped emotion. I continue to develop my toolbox for processing and holding myself […]

Who am I to talk about white supremacy

White background with a translucent golden flame emerging from the bottom of the picture. Dark brown writing on top reading "Who am I to talk about white supremacy?"

This is a question that I have been sitting with since June when I saw the slick veils of white supremacy for the first time, sparked by the murder of George Floyd and the uprisings that followed. I am a young, slender, white, heterosexual-passing, able bodied, neuro-typical, Canadian, cis female. I hold a huge amount […]