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pattern practice

Adding more effort to what your doing might solve problems in the short-term. Long term change happens when you change your patterns of action.

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daily practice

Daily practice can prepare your for the unknown. Do something consistently and you build a skill. It’s useful to think about what that skill should be and how you balance your energies.

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taller or smaller?

We know we want to breathe better, have better balance and more flexibility – but do we want to take up more space? Sometimes. What served us in childhood might not serve us now.

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refining the upward spiral

The human body contains an infinite tapestry of possibilities. That’s why any Awareness Through Movement lesson can be reimagined over and over as we continuously refine ourselves.

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an afternoon of movement research

¡DC Movement Research! is a open-ended and playful group of movement explorers dedicated to researching how to embody a more creative life. We practice Tuesday afternoons if you want to come!

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making friends with gravity

Good biological self-organization combines the qualities of emotional and biomechanical uprightness to create “levity in gravity.” Video lesson and Talking Heads song in this post!

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comparing tones of mental voices

Sometimes the way forward involves admitting you are wrong. The problem is: we don’t like to do that! That’s why it pays to wait for the voice in your head that speaks with a compassionate tone. Then listen.