Pegasus Consciousness Infusion

by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP


In meditation during yesterdays eclipse (August 21st)  a word and image unfamiliar, therefore spontaneously, came into the mindful state I was experiencing. The word was ‘Pegasus’ along with a vision of one. This Pegasus was in a peaceful atmosphere, not stormy.

Later I looked up the the symbolic meaning of Pegasus and enjoyed reading that Pegasus represents an aspect of what I have been sharing in my teachings for the past decade! Pegasus represents our Hippocampus, the place of memory.  It is the point in our brain which I focus in on by using empathy to transform reactions of survival: fight, flight or fright with calmer states to process emotions and go to the root source of what is causing the reaction.  When this happens we remember who we are and where we are going – mindfulness (what is meaningful to us replacing the reaction).  For me this is how we can access our higher self by being able to understand our internal reaction and respond with this conscious awareness versus an automatic reaction that creates separation.  

In one write up I read that Pegasus represents communication that transforms evil!  I have enjoyed reading the historical interpretations of Pegasus and coming away with an opinion that it may reflect a new consciousness for many of us.  A consciousness that includes the skill set of meditation in motion (not sitting) to better understand how to transform our own inner agitation that inflicts violence on ourselves and others.  A consciousness that is an infusion of the art of conversation and strong independent support through our greatest support system – our skeleton!

Receiving this new information during the eclipse leaves me hopeful and I feel inspired and more grounded as a mentor of the arts I contribute to the planet!  How I would describe the Pegasus consciousness weaved into my practice is that it is the infusion of flexible patterns of movement, process of communicating and environmental influences experienced in the quality of one’s reality.   It is the ease and comfort in one’s interactions, mobility and surroundings.  Each separate focus of my practice is a calming influence on one’s hippocampus (Pegasus)  for settling fight, flight or fright reactions.  Infused it becomes a greater experience. 

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Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Communication,  Empathy,  Values Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Labyrinths of Victoria since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Grassroots Calendar Founder, Vice-Chair of World Children’s Summit on Peace & Nature in 2015

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Fun along the wealth, fame & relationship segments of property!

by  Renee Lindstrom, GCFP


Bamboo along our fence line began filling in the yard and as it did it created an imbalance of yin and yang.  For me personally, though beautiful, it felt overwhelming.  I began to appreciate other bamboo gardeners comments that it was invasive.

I love bamboo and wanted to continue to enjoy the experience of it  so I began to harvest it.  I had already been using the leaves for teas and infusions, and now this spring and summer began to add tinctures (with alcohol) and oils (almond or olive oil).  Bamboo is higher in silica than horsetail!  I have also read that it makes a fantastic compost and that worms love it!  For fun I did use it to make a nature plant dye for fabric and in paper-making.

As the bamboo began to thin out the beauty along the fence line visually the view of it began to shift and take a new form.  First of all, the stalks of the bamboo became reflective of a forest and a new image of growing bamboo was borne! With the base cleared out along the ground, new stalks can be seen more easily and enjoyed more fully.

In the pictures above  you can see red mulch was chosen to add a new dimension to the colour and texture along the fence.  Our season is now beginning to reflect fall and the coming winter and as summer ends, the colors, textures and nuances will diminish.  For me, this red mulch will help to fill in the void this natural shift!  It also adds contrast and brings out the red in the wood fence.

Red is also reflective of fire element that dominates the fame area of one’s life map.  This element is used to enhance wealth and relationships.  I am now hopeful to ignite  these three areas in my chart and the red mulch represents fire in these areas with the bamboo representing wood to support the fire I hope to experience!

Another shift you can see in the pictures is a clear separation between the grass and the bamboo bed.  The back property line represents the protection of one’s back and historically the best place for one’s home or business is to be positioned up against a mountain where no one can advance from behind.   Digging a clear separation along the back fence to create a bamboo bed enables one to view a mound symbolizing a hill or mountain!  Bamboo is one of the strongest woods on the plant and was around in the time to dinosaurs, therefore symbolizes longevity.  It is a great choice to protect one’s behind!  I believe that the bed separation will also promote it to not so easily grow into the grass!  One can hope.

Where is your relationships corner?

Imagine a nine square grid overlaying your property.  Three rows of three, equal in size.  Now stand on the street facing your property.  The relationship corner is the last square to the right in the farthest row of three.  Now walk back into your garden as though for the first time and observe this area and what story it may share.

Consider a consult with me, in person, face-time or by phone!

Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Jaw Release Program since 2007, Authored  Achieving your Goals  31 Day Program, Sleep Sweet Sleep, Kid’s Peace Bus Calendar of Values  Educational Program & InTouch with Your Values Self-Actualization Program.  Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Labyrinths of Victoria since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Grassroots Calendar Founder, Vice-Chair of World Children


16 Reasons why to explore Body, Mind & Heart Connection @ Inside Awareness?


  1. Experience a deeper connection to self.
  2. Improve your posture! Walk, sit, stand, sleep, breathe, think and feel better.
  3. Understand the influences of your environment; external and internal!
  4. Increase self-value and  deepen inner trust and know you are doing what is right for you.
  5. Connect to your boundaries and learn how to voice them in a safe way without conflict!
  6. Stop compromising, learn how to have  choice.
  7. Increase your understanding of your self-image and how it is holding your back from success!
  8. Stop feeling alone & lonely?
  9. Turn abusive relationships into empowering experiences!
  10. Stop doubting yourself when it comes to decision-making.
  11. Learn how to transition from taking things personally by developing skills to translate difficult messages.
  12. Move through fear to build relationships and find love.
  13. Understand how to resolve differences.
  14. Improve your odds of finding partnerships where you are  valued.
  15. End your relationships with more ease, respect and  move forward with less attachment!
  16. Become aware of the culture you are creating in your parenting style (or of your parents and their’s before them).

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