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.

Sensory Communication – part II

My project of writing as an existential project is a failure; I dip in the unrest, in a nonsense of everything and everyone; pretensions clash in words. I walk in silence. My body moves diluted in time; a subtle touch … Continue reading

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Por uma Poesia da Luz

Image: Chris H. Lynn – Olhos da alma bem abertos: Vejo o meu sol interno que anuncia a água do corpo, o brilho das águas dos mares, a energia da Terra. Vejo um mar meditativo sob ondas mentais diversas … Continue reading

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Fragments of Existence

Very very slowly, living in different mental states… going on beyond expectations… allowing yourself to be surprised in a continuous and endless path…

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Changes going on

“The powerful and authoritative figure in this card is clearly the master of his own destiny. On his shoulder is an emblem of the sun, and the torch he holds in his right hand symbolizes the light of his own … Continue reading

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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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