Books, Movement

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!

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Only Don‘t Know

If you’d like to practise being comfortable with ‘not knowing’ (don’t we all?) check out ‘Only Don’t Know – a book of beautiful teachings in letter-form by Zen Master Seung Sahn. You can find a preview here  

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What the Foot

To keep with the theme of hands and feet, check out What the Foot by the brilliant Gary Ward. His work has inspired great shifts(ha) in the realm of body mechanics. Gary’s way of looking at the body as a self-correcting system by employing gentle movement in combination with alignment awareness is brilliant as well as… Read More What the Foot