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This month we had a really fun time together at the 7th Big Beach Busk, hosted a group of cyclists who cycled up from Manchester and had a brilliant adventure stopping at bee farms, growing projects and micro breweries, which was a great event during #ScotClimateWeek.  We held a parent's evening with Edinburgh Birth and Baby, welcomed a new Yoga teacher, Clare Freeman of Yogaforth on Tuesdays 1230-130 and 9 new coworkers!

Regular classes are now back in full swing, check out our online calendar for more information and there is still time to book into our Mindful Life Design course, more details below.

Tribe Family

This month we hosted a Parent's evening with Edinburgh Birth and Baby. The evening was full of useful information and demonstrations. We also handed out our lovely hand printed totes and our new Tribe Family booklets- which lists and explains all of our classes by our talented collective, Tribe Family. Booklets are available from Tribe and other local venues. See here for more info
Christmas Market

After last year's success, we are having another Christmas Market for Makers. The number of talented folk selling was brilliant and so was the turnout. Save the date and keep your shopping for the 10th December 12-4pm at Tribe Porty. 
We are taking stallholder applications now, go here to get in there as the spaces are limited.

Mindful Life Design for Inner Balance and Vitality

This deeply nourishing, six-week mind, body and soul re-alignment experience for women will guide you to re-awaken your natural source of creativity, energy & vitality. Each week you will be expertly guided through a series of creative, self-discovery exercises; each designed to question the choices you are making in your daily life and to help you cultivate a daily rhythm and routine of self-love, self-compassion and self-care. To find out more and book, see here.

Eat, Move, Recover

Craig Ali of Total Health is going to deliver his well designed and helpful session on the 4th October 10am-12pm. This session is free to all Tribe Porty Members and we welcome non members to attend for a small fee. If you want to reserve your space, please click here

Eat, Move, Recover focuses on building healthier lifestyles. Many of us lead increasingly sedentary and stressful lives – this masterclass provides you with the self-care tools to help manage a busy lifestyle and build resilience, taking small steps that can lead to profound changes.

Eat, Move, Recover is our flagship seminar and has been delivered worldwide within FTSE organisations, such as Standard Life Investments. Designed as an accessible and engaging 60-90 minute session, Eat Move Recover builds awareness of health and lifestyle and inspires staff to lead a healthier lifestyle.

This month has been our busiest yet with 9 new co-working members!

We welcome Allyn Treshansky, who has recently moved to Portobello with his family. Allyn develops tools to help climate scientists document their simulations and data.

Brynley Davies and Jac Miller join us and are from Service Course. Service Course is the worlds most authentic cycling company delivering bespoke bike holidays and luxury corporate cycling events across the world, from planning to logistics and entertainment.

Raakhi Odedra also joined us this month. Raakhi works as an analyst with the Bank of England. 

Roddy Flagg is new to Portobello and Tribe and in a nutshell, translates stuff from Chinese into English for money. Mostly environmental sector news, but also some short fiction and lately social science articles. Roddy also likes sleeping in tents in the middle of nowhere and getting less bad at the guitar. 

Eve Parsons has started working with LAB04 Architects at Tribe this month, assisting Lee Johnson in his business. Eve has also been Building Communities with local gardens and is also a talented musician with Sea Bass Kid

Marianne D'Onofrio joins her colleague, Linsay, from the Community Land Trust and will be working from Tribe for the next 3 months. 

Last but not least, we welcome Dawn Breslin. Dawn is a Hay House Author and Founder of The Harmonizing Academy, a heart centred life coach training company which is bridging the gap between coaching and counselling.   

The co-working space at Tribe keeps growing and the talents here are endless. 
More of the growing crew here. 

The Tree of Contemplative Practices

Mirabai Bush, a meditation and mindfulness teacher who leads Google's mindfulness training, "Search Inside Yourself," pointed us to an illustration of contemplative practices, which shows the breadth of meditation and mindfulness within traditions. Although this list isn't comprehensive, it does open up one's imagination about how these disciplines take root and manifest themselves in our lives. More from Trent Gilliss, here

Patty Smith on the Creative Impulse and the Childhood Epiphany in Which She Knew She was an Artist


Maria Popova beautiful explains this book, "How does one become an artist — not in a practical sense, not by some external measure, but by an invisible and intimate surrender to the creative impulse? For Patti Smith, one of the most radiant creative spirits of our time, it was a similarly precise and transcendent childhood experience. In Just Kids she recounts what she considers to be her first memory of the creative impulse." More here.

Five Ways to Say No Gracefully


"I’m a white belt when it comes to saying no. It still kind of feels like a foreign language; I overthink my word choice and stumble around incoherently. I worry that it’s coming out all wrong — arrogant or ungrateful or uptight."
It is good to say yes but knowing when to say no is key. Read more here

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