Martial Arts, Movement

Dobok-ology

What is a DOBOK? It’s the uniform you wear for practicing Korean Martial Arts Do stands for ‘way’ Bok means ‘clothing’ There are different kinds, the most common ones worn for Taekwondo are: fully white (for any level) white with black collar (for dan/black belt grade) white with black collar & coloured trousers (for forms… Read More Dobok-ology

Inspiration, Movement

Go for It

THE TIME IS NOW. Do you ever think (or feel) ‘I am too old (or: it’s too late) to start with… xyz ?’ Don’t believe that thought. There is more learning potential in each of us. We can change, evolve, grow. Learn new skills. Change our habits for the better. Update how we view ourselves… Read More Go for It

Inspiration, Movement

Thai Pumpkin Soup

PUMPKIN SOUP – Yess, it’s that time again. I wanted to re-share this recipe, but I just realized I haven’t actually posted it here yet. Healthy, hearty, warming and tasty. And best of all, it’s super easy to make. You can adjust the amounts depending on the pumpkin size, or simply use whatever you have… Read More Thai Pumpkin Soup

Martial Arts, Movement

Doing it All

DANCE & MARTIAL ARTS – Can it go together? I think so. I feel that both arts complement each other really well. For movement, for fitness, for training, for spirit, for inspiration, for life. And I will write about this in more detail soon. However. I do notice though, especially at times when I am… Read More Doing it All

Movement, Nature

Taking a Moment

STOP AND SMELL THE.. what? Two questions for you: What are you thankful for right now? What can you see that is beautiful to you? These gorgeous flowers (Japanese Anemone I’ve learned) have been blooming wildly for weeks in our neighbor’s back yard. So fascinating how the smallest things (like how the light shines through… Read More Taking a Moment

Books, Movement

Book Tip: Inside Ballet Technique – Valerie Grieg

This book is a pocket-sized, jam-packed with information treasure, diving into the biomechanics of dance and movement. Based on ballet, written by a gorgeous dancer, useful for practitioners and instructors of all types of dance. Inside Ballet Technique by Valerie Grieg. Other Dance/Movement Books I love: Anatomy of Breathing Anatomy Trains Classical Ballet Technique Note:… Read More Book Tip: Inside Ballet Technique – Valerie Grieg