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Julia’s Podcast series Bodhisattva Conversations with….. Rob Blair

Rob Blair is the owner and founder of The Commando Temple in Deptford.
Commando Temple is a fabulous multi disciplined strength and movement space.

Rob shares with us his time spent serving in the Royal Marines, being medically discharged and going on to set up The Commando temple.

He talks about overcoming adversity, his love of people, helping them achieve their dreams and goals, overcome injury and pain – and in some cases support them in training to complete ‘sadistic challenges’!


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I have been running all of my life – it feels I was born to run. In the running step I experienced freedom and my true expression. I came to see that I needed to ‘get out of the way of myself’ and let my energy flow through the running step; allow it to express itself in the dance and the motion of running.

I have also worked in the lives of others as a guide, counsellor, healer and teacher for over 40 years.

I lived as a nomad for 6 years with my husband Anadi, but my inner voice brought me back to the UK in May 2019 and I have been living and working and running in London since then….