We have created a society filled with people who from an early age are trained to become masters of stillness. Unfortunately, unlike the Buddhist monks who inspire us with their many hours long meditative practices, ours are primarily involving staring at a computer or watching television. 317 more words
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Tonight includes interviews and lectures from a Mover, an Anthropologist/Anarchist, and two Psychologists.
I’m glueing these vids in before scrumptious husband returns with walked pooch. 296 more words
Ido Portal is the creator of new form of movement that is being incorporated by mixed martial artists all around the globe. Ido is a movement expert from Israel, who began studying Capoeira, gymnastics, martial arts, yoga and took what he found most useful from each art to create his new form of movement. 245 more words
Being so closely associated with ‘dogmatic’, it’s easy for dogma to be something of a dirty word. Yet, if we take my dictionary definition (overlooking the first, which is specific to religion) – “a belief, principle, or doctrine or a code of beliefs, principles or doctrines…” – then it seems essential to any purposeful practice. 790 more words
Or, if you haven’t already, you really should attend an Ido Portal workshop.
I’ve already written (here and here) in the immediate aftermath of attending Movement X and The Corset, and then Movement X and Handbalancing and have been thinking for a while of trying to express my lasting appreciation for those experiences. 387 more words