Author Archives: Ana Villas Boas

About Ana Villas Boas

I’m an urban sociologist and runner based in São Paulo, Brasil, focused on studies about body movement, landscapes, sounds, silence and senses. My current work has been on cultural heritage and preservation studies and I’m also yoga teacher, certified by Kundalini Research Institute.

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Mergulhar num novo ciclo nascente no bojo da destruição das camadas entrelaçadas feitas de sonhos… Estrela do meu caminho indicando a direção do vôo que segue a própria direção dos ventos que levam, conduzem ao desejo de simplesmente ser. … … Continue reading

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A Couple of Legs

Broken heart for another side, another sight, another bike falling from my being into his long and strong legs… Maybe it was his sweet eyes, his pure love for life, his sensual body moving through the road… Maybe it was … Continue reading

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Vida e Movimento

Parque Central – Santo André, São Paulo. Junho de 2017. Foto: Ana Villas Boas  Apressa-te a viver bem e pensa que cada dia é, por si só, uma vida. (Seneca) Correr pelas manhãs de final de outono e início do … Continue reading

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A corrida que resiste em mim

O corpo é profusão do sensível ~ David Le Breton em “A Antropologia dos Sentidos” Percorro a “cidade luz” num dia que amanhece 5 horas adiante de mim; Sigo a rota que liga continentes distantes num eterno retorno em direção … Continue reading

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About Flow, Senses, Writing – part IV

Flying between France and Spain. Photo by Ana Villas Boas. April, 2017. “Everything that you see needs to destroy of the attempt to define yourself. Every definitions only talk about your body and expressions” I am that – Sri Nisagadatta … Continue reading

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Moving Senses

Marseille. April, 2017. Photo by Ana Villas Boas The time has stopped over the whole body on listening to the sound of Marseille sea. Bright, seaweed, lights in a blue green waves come so close and bring foam, sand, rocks, … Continue reading

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Landscape I – the pilgrimage

La Romieu, France. Photo by Ana Villas Boas, April, 2017. Travelling beyond the alive senses in a body wind on the face… memories of another time… the ground’s sounds that vibrate and light up the pulsate life of a world … Continue reading

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