Description Deep Ocean.Symbolism of the Seahorse (Hippocampus): Strength, Perception, Patience, Awareness, Friendliness, Protection, Inflexibility, Perspective, Generosity/Sharing, High Perception, Persistance, Contentment, Focus, Peace, Grace, Balance, Safe passage to underworld, Sharing parental responsibilities, Stubborn, Good Luck, Being present, Calmness, Caution, Grounding. The seahorse is calm and peaceful. They move gently through the seas symbolizing patience. The males birth the young. The females deposit eggs into the males pouch, and he carries up to 2,000 babies during the pregnancy which lasts 10-25 days. The male is impregnated by the female and carries the eggs to term. This is symbolic of sharing the duties in a home, and seeing both sides of a situation. Being that the seahorses body structure has not really changed over the years, it shows how this creature is pleased to be just the way it is. It holds on to objects with its tail when there is rough water. It teaches you to be persistent in your goals and have strength through your challenges. It has a boney exoskeleton which symbolizes protection. When a seahorse comes to you it may mean that you need protection or you are building up walls. Their eyes are very sharp and move in separate directions. This symbolizes great perception and awareness. You will be taken on a magical journey with the seahorse: open yourself to a greater awareness. Connect with your natural space of protection. You will discover your inner power and strength. Learn to perceive your life from a higher viewpoint. Reconnect with the abundant energy that surrounds you. Expand your heart to release old emotions. Feel yourself being washed clean of the old. Discover the secret treasures in your heart. Meet your seahorse guide. We may have some special visitor that come in as well. Water helps us integrate these frequencies of light. ~ Light Workers Oasis
Laura Isola, Honolulu - Hawaii Member Since April 2010 Artist Statement "Mana" is the Hawaiian word for "Spirit", "Na" means "from" or "by" and "loa" means "a lot" so Namanaloa = From a lot of Spirit... that I daily find in the air and in the beautiful nature of Hawaii that I am lucky enough to call home. Namanaloa has started as a way to express and share my love for this gorgeous Paradise, the closest to Heaven that I have found on Earth, hoping to uplift your spirit as It continues to uplift mine. Until imagination has taken over showing the bigger picture of limitless reality, eternal beauty, unveiling meanings, found within. Born and raised in Italy. Permanent resident in Honolulu (Hawaii). Certified Art studies at St Martins School of Art (London). Fashion Design Degree at F.I.T. (Fashion Institute of Technology - NYC) branch in Florence (Italy - Polimoda). Experiences : Fashion Designer, Costume Designer, Fashion Illustrator, Singer (soprano), Dancer (modern, jazz), Movie Extra. Passions : Digital Art Photography, Asthanga Yoga, Running (4 Marathons Finisher; X-Terra Trail Run half marathon), Ocean Canoes Paddling (2 Regatta Seasons) Profession : Free Lance Designer for Tabletop decorations since 1995; RYT500Hours Registered Yoga Teacher by the standard of the Yoga Alliance; Reiki Master Energy Medicine/Alternative method of natural healing.