Hi, I'm Shakti.
I can help you find more ease in body and mind:
And generally by encouraging you (and myself!!) to put more space around things. Ahhhh.
You can disarm the struggle. And in disarming the struggle you will find more grace and ease. Which lets the rest of life fall seamlessly into place.
My own journey into Mindful Living began in the mid-1980's in response to the crisis of my mum's illness and death. Who would have thought cultivating the art of 'being present' would be so life-changing? read more
I soon became a passionate yoga and meditation teacher. Of course I’ve learned a lot since then and the journey continues.
In 2021 I completed the two-year online Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification program with Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield (Spirit Rock, California) to formalise my engagement in the mindfulness space.
The insights of positive psychology lend an extra dimension to age-old wisdom. I enjoy weaving contemporary material into what I teach.
Games are a feature I love to include in my workshops. We learn better when we're having fun!
In my personal life today I’m a contented wife, awe-struck mother, one of five sisters, student of Vajrayana meditation, writer, educator, innovator and firm believer that deep down everyone wants to see the glass half full, if not overflowing!
I’ve also worked in publishing, run a freelance picture research business in Sydney, lived in an Indian ashram, spruiked on the stall of a travelling fair, studied Sanskrit, made music video clips with kids and campaigned for action on climate change.
Welcome to Joyful Mind where I love sharing the latest and greatest about today's contemporary take on the ancient art of Mindful living.
Have a look around. Please enjoy your visit.
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