Sun, 31 Jan|
Your Body Is The Home For Your Spirit: Sacred Rituals for Breaking the Cycle Of Restrictive Dieting
A spirit without a body is like a ship without an anchor － set adrift in the wide dreamy sea but never quite finding a purpose upon which to rest. A spirit without a body is without a home.
Time & Location
31 Jan 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 GMT
About the Event
When it comes to self-cultivation on the path of spirituality, I find it most vital now more than ever to bring into focus the root chakra by turning to the mundane －physical touch, the making of Tea (but of course), the sweeping of floors, the washing up of dishes etc － because of the oft-overlooked aspect of disconnection between the spiritual and the physical. When there is a great sense of separation from the body, this pain body manifests in the form of eating disorders. The spirit loses a home. There is nothing alive; all is numbed. It is as though the very core of us has lost an anchor, and so becomes a ship badgered by the waves, tossed and turned wilfully by the volatile winds. We attempt to dissolve into the shadows to hide away. And when we put on a brave face, in all our bravado, we learn to numb, to stop breathing, just to beat ourselves into conforming a shape that society deems suitable.
This circle is a non-judgemental space for us to share our experiences living with perfectionism, restrictive dieting and overexercising. I will also share ways in which you can:
🌊 Discover the true reason you keep diminishing yourself
🌊 Break the chains of social conditioning of seeing only what is wrong to heal your vision with Beginner's Mind.
I want to help you break the cycle of resistance and restriction that arises from perfectionism and stop your self-sabotage in its tracks. I want to empower you with the practices that allow you to love life knowing that the Universe always has your back. Stop dieting and start living. Stop judging yourself and start living. Stop holding onto the past and start living. Stop obsessing and start living. Stop burning out and rushing from one point to another endlessly and START LIVING. Wholeness starts here now.
Cha Dao, The Way of Tea
Tea is used in Cha Dao for Her innate quietude, her capability to calm and sharpen the mind at the same time, and her gentle ways of opening the heart through communion and harmony with Nature. The Japanese Zen saying Ichi go ichi'e brings forth the ways Tea can allow us all to connect with each other, like minds, like hearts. The Tea space is also venerated for being non-judgemental. This is a space where no-mind lives and has no place for duality, identity, status, or past, making it a perfect place to heal.
After a relationship breakdown, years of battling eating disorders and lack of self-love, LiYing first found her spiritual awakening in sound healing bowls, which has subsequently led her to a kundalini awakening and embracing a lifestyle steeped in daily meditation and yoga. When she found tea in 2019 through the lineage of Global Tea Hut in Hong Kong through Fivelements, she found that sitting in reverent silence with tea can take her meditation and manifestations to greater levels. It was inevitable – she answered the call of the Tea Spirit by devoting herself to the teachings of The Way of Tea, Cha Dao.
If you find it difficult to incorporate any meditation into your daily life, or seek to deepen your meditation practice but are feeling stuck in the middle realm where you can't seem to bring the tranquillity you gain into real life, then this will be extremely useful for you.
Each participant will also be gifted a FREE 1-hour Share and Heal Session with me, during which we will go over the challenges you are facing and map up a viable solution for you.
Investment: HKD230 (currency conversion will be automatically conducted via Eventbrite)
*A recording is available upon request if you cannot make it for the designated time slot.
Pay for your spot now here.