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“To understand is to perceive patterns” Isaiah Berlin





 
The language of Charms

In this new Moving&Marking series, the meaning communicated by symbols will be explored. Just like the body tries to tell us what it needs, symbols have been used for many years to attract or propel certain things.

It is hard to trace back the exact origin of good luck charms. Humans have always been attracted to charms, mineral rocks and rituals to rationalize things they could not understand.

The Neanderthals repurposed animal teeth and seashells making them in to necklaces, known today as historical artifacts.

In the Bronze Age and Ancient Egyptian times, charms were used as amulets or talismans to ward off evil and bring good luck to the wearer and in Africa people would carry bags of mojo with them.

In these online sessions the focus is always the connection of yoga and creativity. We start with a creative warm-up, then focus on the meaning of the charm and end with yoga that is relevant to the topic.

The charms that will be featured in this series are the horseshoe, fish, violet, Italian horn, old boot, dice, anchor, clover, magenet, pig, eye, hand and the number 13.

It will be the first time that we will use air dry clay as medium of expression.

The process of working with clay gives tactile gratification and offers a holistic experience for expression. The meditative aspect is an antidote to our fast culture and can help to release agression.

The sessions are scheduled on Wednesdays at 15h30 SAST. It is free and no art of yoga experience is needed. Being part of a a connected community in this case moving their bodies and and expressing their creativity is deeply rewarding.




4 class pass R200-00 (valid for 3 months)
Drop in R100-00 per class
Private and therapy yoga classes by appointment.





4 class pass R200-00 (valid for 3 months)
Drop in R100-00 per class
Private and therapy yoga classes by appointment.
Please confirm your attendance via email or sms to jbaymarie@gmail.com or mobile 0823931120.