about jo

Jo has a warmth and steadiness that allows others to feel at ease within themselves. Yoga of Stillness sessions with Jo supports you to develop a connection with the gorgeous, natural stillness and self love that is in our bodies, just waiting for us to surrender to. Her sessions allow you to lovingly observe and feel what is truly happening in your body; to let go of overthinking and respond naturally from the body and a settled mind to claim what feels true for You.

 

Jo has over 20yrs experience in paediatric and child and family health  nursing, and over 18yrs experience as a mother (5yrs of those a single mother) but first and foremost she is a woman – soft, gentle, steady, sensitive, and graceful.  Through her experiences in all these areas she has come to understand the everyday pressures and struggles on women, men, mother’s, father’s, grandparents, teenagers, children, and babies.

Jo attended her first Yoga of Stillness class 4 years ago. She had been living most of her life in a constant low level anxious state - having had her first panic attack at the age of 15 - trying to keep up with expectations of where she should be in life as a mother, a wife and a nurse.  It was through Yoga of Stillness she started to realise how truly exhausted she was – she felt as though her mind was racing ahead and her body was struggling to keep up. She was also able to recognise the constant negative thoughts and the impact they were having, how she was approaching everyday situations and other people with a picture or an expectation of how they should be and the disappointment that followed when these pictures were not met. 

 

Through Yoga of Stillness, Jo has seen and experienced the benefits of connecting to and building a relationship with our body that is gentle, self caring and loving, that supports us throughout our everyday lives, leaving us feeling more vital and purposeful.

The material on this website is based upon the principles of The Ageless Wisdom which offers an energetic understanding of life. Any references to science are references to energetic science as presented by the Ageless Wisdom, and not to evidence-based science in mankind’s modern era. Any references to specific aspects of Medicine are to illustrate the relevance of energetic wisdom, as presented by the Ageless Wisdom, in the interplay of bodily illness and disease rather than contradicting the current theories of disease causation or in any way to replace epidemiology. The principles conveyed on this website, and their application in the therapies applied in this clinic, are philosophical and religious, and thus are not verified within the evidence-based rationales and critical appraisal process of evidence-based science including CONSORT2010 compliant double blind randomised controlled trials. The therapies practised in this clinic are based on the work of Serge Benhayon and Universal Medicine and thus, in line with those presentations and teachings, they do not diagnose, treat, prevent or offer any therapeutic cure to any disease or illness, are complementary-to-medicine and are never a replacement of or alternative to conventional medicine. If you have any question or concern about the cause, diagnosis or treatment of any disease or illness, you should consult a registered medical practitioner.”

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