Our first class: handling the boh

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Our first practice, by the lake, shade and breeze, on the longest day of the year.  Not a bad start!… Today we focused in our class on a few themes we’ll be visiting throughout the course: 1) handling the boh — what does it feel like? What momentum does it have? How do different bohs feel different?  2) using the … Read More

20 years later, I’m teaching a class…

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After twenty some years of practice, I’m happy to be teaching an introductory class to Shintaido boh staff.  Shintaido is an exercise/martial art developed in Japan from traditional martial arts, though focuses more on group activities, personal expression, and connection to nature. This new 8 week course will focus on exercise with the 6 foot boh (which will be provided) … Read More