Category Archives: Fascia

The Art of Standing Still – Part 1

As a family we love walking. We are fortunate to live in the heart of the South Downs National Park and as such there are many varied and beautiful routes that stem right from our doorstep. It is common on … Continue reading

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The Art of Standing Still – Part 2

A diffuse awareness of everything In my garden there is a certain vantage point where I can see almost everything contained within it. If I stay there for a while and watch quietly it is possible to rest into a … Continue reading

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Basic movement patterns and body coherence

When I was a college student I used to give guitar lessons. It was a great way to earn money without being too time consuming and I soon realised that I really liked the teaching process, not to mention the … Continue reading

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Tai Chi, Fascia & Biotensegrity

I have always had a deep passion for nature and in particular I am consistently fascinated at how all of Earth’s inhabitants, from the tiniest of bacteria to the biggest of mammals, are inextricably linked through one vast ecological web. … Continue reading

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Staying Balanced

first published in Tai Chi and Oriental Arts Magazine 2015 Daniel: ‘When do I learn how to punch?‘ Mr. Miyagi: ‘Better to learn balance. Balance is key. Balance good, then karate good, everything good. Balance bad, then better pack up, … Continue reading

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