In this video we follow a wider mindset. Instead of trying to control the situation, we work to be aware and thus control ourselves and further more. Instead of focusing on our motives and moves, we aim to see the reflection of the other within ourselves. If you know the enemy and know yourself you… Read More Instead of technique – become the air
A strong back will help you through life but a balanced one will keep you healthy as well. There is a strong tendency to strengthen the contracting muscles and a neglect of the erecting ones. Your work must reflect where you are instead of where you want to be. Movements: Lie on your stomach and… Read More Building a strong balanced back
In this video we do a sensitivity drill to learn how to move as one and avoid being reactive as a drum. The pressure a knife needs to penetrate flesh is the same as used by one finger. Be aware and move. Avoid being a pin cushion hero.
Three movements to release excess tension and build healthy movement in the lower back and corresponding areas.
Blunt impact comes in many forms. Preparing to give and receive impact can greatly clear the fog of imaginary outcome and grow your awareness to your thoughts, feelings and your physical body. Practice these methods of movement with consistency and attention and you will feel progress in your impact. Solo work: Rest your arms on… Read More Strikes 101
Here are three mobility movements for the shoulders, spine and hips. All involve moving two patterns of movement together to create human movement. We are more than one tool playing in the dark. Shoulder mobility comes to release held tension and fixation in the shoulder and upper spine. Spine mobility comes to release rigidity of… Read More Twisted mobility
A GUIDE TO HELP THE BODY TO RID ITSELF OF SICKNESS BREATHE – Inhale and exhale through the nose for better control and filtration. Let each next breath come to you by listening to the body needs and you will breathe more calmly and be more connected to what your body is telling you.… Read More LETTING SICKNESS OUT THE DOOR
We understand machines. There are defined lines of compression and depression, there are defined lines of movement and there is a defined intent to each and every part. Let us consider a less obvious machine. Let us explore the key to that machine and breathe-move our way to endless intuition. We begin on the ground as… Read More Notes from class: Spinal fluidity
WALK THE WALL 100 STEPS WITH YOUR FISTS ON THE WALL SIDE TO SIDE 100 STEPS WITH YOUR FEET ON THE WALL SIDE TO SIDE 100 STEPS WITH YOUR FISTS ON THE WALL UP AND DOWN 100 STEPS WITH YOUR FEET ON THE WALL UP AND DOWN 100 STEPS WITH YOUR FISTS ON THE WALL… Read More Wall walking
Thunder rolls over the landscape. It goes into every opening and shakes and affects what is in its wake. Thunder is of course the outcome of lightening so we must approach our striking movement in the same manner. One of the other qualities of thunder that goes without saying is that it is not affected… Read More ROLLING THUNDER