Introducing 1 to 1 training and consultation
How do I know if I will be able to "keep up" with your classes?
My approach is based on the concept that the longer you have been training to do something the more important it is
to return to the basic movement principles that govern that movement.
When I started in gymnastics, at around 6 years old, we learned how to do a pencil roll before doing a forward roll and we walked on
"hands and feet" to get used to having our heads upside-down before trying to do a cartwheel or handstand.
When I took a Tai Chi class the first thing we did was stand still for a while... : ) then we moved into shifting the weight from heel to toe and side to side.
Every class I start from the basics (or fundamental movements the following exercise will be built upon) so that holding your whole body in a specific way feels natural and is maintained throughout the movement session. Body awareness and economy of moving are mental and physical disciplines; as they say "willpower is like a muscle, it gets stronger the more you use it". The lessons you learn along this path can be returned to again and again.
Most people can keep up because it is a gentle exercise, easy to modify to accommodate life's aches, pains and challenges.
Are you a real clown?
Yes. From the cockles of my Fool's Heart to the tips of my
ridiculous fingers & toes. I didn't know it until I attended RBBB Clown College shortly after graduating high school.
Now I do my clowning "bare-faced" (without make-up)
as a fitness nerd/enthusiast/instructor & am able to deliver relevant educational content along side lighthearted play & laughter.
What is the best exercise for me?
What are "physical education principals"?
These two principals seem most important... I will add more asap.
1) Specific movement practiced deliberately.
2) Learn the movement correctly and maintain form as intensity and/or duration increases as strength and agility increase.
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