Books, Movement

The Roll Model

This book (and the simple, but deeply effective exercises in it) were a true eye opener for me in terms of body health, self-care and recovery work. I still go back to it regularly, especially in movement-intense times. The Roll Model by Jill Miller. Enjoy! PS: What are your favourite recovery tips? 

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Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons

This little book, Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons – The modern fundamentals of golf(!), is written so well that it transcends the subject. A great read for anyone interested in deep learning, improving motor skills and mastering the mind through effective practice. What are you reading right now?

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Anatomy Trains

This book is one of the best investments I’ve made in the past few years: Anatomy Trains by Thomas W. Meyers What about you? What are your favourite body-books?  

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The One Minute Workout

A great and informative read. Admittedly I usually work out for more than a minute. Also, I still love how I feel after my weekly jump-rope-and-kettlebell routine, or just plain hopping, skipping, kicking, running and walking about in nature. Nevertheless, this book has provided me with plenty of tips and insights on how to put… Read More The One Minute Workout

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The Body Keeps The Score

Being able to feel safe with other people is probably the single most important aspect of mental health; safe connections are fundamental to meaningful and satisfying lives. The Body keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk.

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Anatomy of Breathing

In keeping with this week‘s theme of breath: Check out Anatomy of Breathing by Blandine Calais-Germain. A wonderfully detailed and illustrated work on the body mechanics of breathing. Goodreads Link Note: I haven‘t read it‘s follow-up book yet, but it looks equally intriguing: Anatomy of Movement Exercises Tell me your thoughts if you happen to know it!

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TaeKwondo Perfekt

This week’s book (series) recommendation is a very practical one, as I am currently working with it for my TaeKwonDo forms and terms studies. I absolutely adore this book series, detailing TKD techniques and forms in words and images.   It was co-created by Korean Grandmaster Kim Chul-Hwan and Konstantin Gil of Germany. The series consists of… Read More TaeKwondo Perfekt

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Dropping Ashes on the Buddha

For those of you who liked early February’s book recommendation ‘Only Don’t Know ‘: Check out ‘Dropping Ashes on the Buddha, containing further Zen-teachings in the form of letters to students by Korean Master Seung Sahn. You can find a digital preview of this book here. Enjoy!