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February 20, 2020

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Learning to Move from Strength Instead of Strain

Silence is the answer. And silence arises when we are willing to let go of everything we have built up so far, and continue from there. Not to want to perform to become what we pursue– but to become who we are.

– Gert van Leeuwen –

Learning to Move from Strength Instead of Strain

As a young man he trained for a decade in the classical dance form of bharatanatyam. As an adult he studied yoga, and ran a studio of his own. One day he announced he was going to observe his students in silence, and see what arose. It was a radical decision, and for Gert van Leeuwen, it led to the birth of Critical Alignment Yoga and Therapy – a precise, slow, and uniquely rigorous practice that seeks to free body and mind from conditioned preferences and habitual tension. “We can start to move from profound strength instead of strain,” says van Leeuwen. The following piece shares more about his path. { read more }

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For more inspiration join this Saturday’s Awakin Call with Gert van Leeuwen. More details and RSVP info here. { more }

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