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My Horse, My Heart, My Soul

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The book came from a seed planted with my first horse, Mariah, who I rode for hours, alone, and in nature. Over forty years later, the child who became a horse trainer, traveled/worked around the world, and never lost the inner thread for the passion of horses. “In horses, we borrow freedom” has been part of the thread. The book is dedicated to the horses and is offered humbly as a voice for the horse.

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Category: Emotions, Selfseeds, Stillness
Tag: dressage, horses, international, My Heart, My Horse, My Soul, trainers

Hiking in the Desert

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Nothing like a hike in the quiet of nature. Multi-Selfseeds with a check mark in just 3 hours: stillness, fitness, weight distribution, balance, and Personalize five.

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Category: Balance, Fitness, Personalize 5, Selfseeds, Stillness, Weight Distribution
Tag: beauty, fresh air, nature, quiet, Selfseeds

Planting Selfseeds In Indio, California

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Super fun to share Selfseeds with riders and friends in Indio, California. Enthusiastic and inquisitive group!

Cheers!

Sue

Tahquitz Equestrian Facility presents
Selfseeds Awareness Clinic
with Sue Eoff
Sunday January 10th at 1pm
WHAT: As aspiring, well intentioned riders we always need to look at our part of the horse and rider partnership. How can we become more sensitive, have better timing and coordination, as well as a developed sense of the horse? Selfseeds was originally created to help riders better understand their strengths and weaknesses through a comprehensive wellness/awareness practice. It has continued to develop and grow into an awareness opportunity for all two-leggeds. Selfseeds includes eleven selfseeds practices (stillness, emotions, weight distribution, fitness, etc.) that are based on five minute practices. A person can plant a few selfseeds regularly or all eleven as part of a personal garden to nurture, support, and grow. The interactive exploration of Selfseeds starts on the ground, so bring something to sit on, comfortable clothes, and an open mind. www.Selfseeds.com for more information.
WHEN: Sunday 1pm at Tahquitz
WHERE: Tahquitz Equestrian Facility (we will convene somewhere dry and flat. Bring a towel or blanket to sit on.)
WHO: YOU! Anyone and everyone all levels, any discipline. Spread the word! This is for riders and non riders alike. No horse needed.
THANKS: This clinic is being put on at no charge courtesy of Sue Eoff. We welcome her to Tahquitz as a new addition to our team. Sue’s passion is classical dressage. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience, an innate passion for the horse our partner, and the skills to teach, ride, and train horses and riders of all disciplines and levels. You can read more about Sue at www.waltzinghorses.com We hope you will come join us this Sunday!
QUESTIONS/CONTACT: Please contact Laurie Cunningham if you have and questions Laurie@tahquitzequestrian.com or 760-250-8418

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Category: Balance, Emotions, Fitness, Flexibility, Integrative Band, Nutrition, Partnering, Personalize 5, Rhythm, Selfseeds, Selfseeds Community, Stillness, Weight Distribution
Tag: awareness, California, Indio, learning, Selfseeds presentation, sharing, Tahquitz Equestrian Facility

Inner Work

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When I look back over the past 4 years of extended stays in India, my focus has been on learning about the place behind the mind, the quieting of the mind, and the ability to live with a more stable sense of inner peace. It has taken single-pointed focus and grace. I wasn’t a meditator, but it has required sitting still and reflecting inwardly as part of the teachings. Plus, integrating the inner work in all of my more outward life. Try just 5 minutes and see what happens.

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Category: Emotions, Selfseeds, Stillness
Tag: inner peace, meditation, quiet mind, Selfseeds, spiritual life in India

Waiting

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Notre Dame of Bellac, France Formal place of stillness

 

No anxiousness or distracted thinking while waiting now. A bonus to sit in stillness, even with eyes open. Stillness is now filled with aspects of doing.

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Category: Selfseeds, Stillness
Tag: being, contemplating, meditating, Selfseeds stillness, sitting

Tranquility

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Tranquility while floating

 

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Category: Balance, Emotions, Personalize 5, Selfseeds, Stillness
Tag: flow, fluid, peace, Selfseeds stillness, tranquility, water

Being With Water

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Mississippi merging with another river

Living on the water, going to the water, sitting near the water, walking in the water, diving in the water, floating on the water, and the multitude of ways to engage with “the water” are all cathartic in their own ways. What is so magnetic and mesmerizing about  water whether still or moving? Is it the qualities of steadfastness, depth, emersion, expansiveness, power, presence, rejuvenation, and more? Take five minutes (or more) to be with one of nature’s sources of water–listen, sense, and be what with what is has to share and teach.

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Category: Emotions, Personalize 5, Selfseeds, Stillness
Tag: being, nature's water, Selfseeds Program, stillness

Double Bonus!

 

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Double bonus, meditating in nature. Inward and outward beauty!

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Category: Selfseeds, Stillness
Tag: meditation, nature, Selfseeds stillness

Where It All Starts and Finishes

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Vibration, resonance, energy, and other names.  Everything starts and finishes with these, so all is one and the same.  Getting to know one’s self at this level will help support all of the outer layers.  Take 5 minutes to plant a Selfseed Stillness and go inward.

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Category: Selfseeds, Stillness
Tag: energy, inward, resonance, Selfseeds, stillness, vibration

Yogic Lifestyle

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Does the yogic lifestyle require doing yoga?  No, but it can be enhanced by adding yoga postures. The original idea of the yogic lifestyle was living in alignment with body, mind, and soul.  The postures support these three aspects, but just doing yoga and forgetting about what the postures represent in one’s daily walk of life is a missed opportunity.  A person can live a healthy life without yoga postures too.  Attention to exercise, diet, quiet time, flexibility, awareness, and more can be created through other modalities. It is your choice, but take 5 minutes to plant a Selfseed and watch your personal garden grow.

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Category: Fitness, Flexibility, Nutrition, Selfseeds, Stillness
Tag: body, mind, Selfseeds, soul, yoga, yogic lifestyle