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Risks, Relationships, & Trust

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Chandler Stevens   Companies scale — and relationships develop — at the speed of communication. This suggests that if you’re frustrated by plateaus in your business or by emotional distance and recurring conflicts in your marriage, you’d do well to look at the patterns in your communication (particularly when stressed). Good communication is a meta-skill. […]

Trauma Sensitive Language & Allowance

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Nicki Miller     View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Movement Missing Links (@movement.missing.links)   A friendly reminder that trauma-sensitivity is a real thing and makes a difference in how people show up in their bodies. The same nervous system that is holding on to trauma is the same one responsible […]

Terrestial Nostos

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Dave Wardman   * ‘nostos’ is a Greek term connected to the Odyssey that means ‘homecoming’/’returning home via sea after long adventures’ but that carries with it an idea of spiritual homecoming.. perhaps even coming back to the beginning on a different level that when one left.   [*] terrestrial nostos After terrestrial nostos [νόστος]* I […]

A Culinary Metaphor (Describing Physical Alchemy)

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Dave Wardman   People keep asking me:  what is Physical Alchemy?  How does it differ from other physical methods? How is it similar? Are you just re-badging known methods with new terminology?!   ‘Just what do you think you’re doing, Dave?‘ Up until this point I have usually opted to answer this question in reverse: […]

Musings from a Transformed Being

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Dare Sohei   Healing doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll feel less pain, or have less pain. It may, but it may also mean that the pain that’s there/here won’t take up all your attention, won’t distract you from what you CAN do, what else you can feel, what else is possible. Healing is a long game. […]

Solo Grappling

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Margot Ciccarelli     View this post on Instagram   Building a solo practice was not something that originated in quarantine for me. This solo drill video was taken last February in Melbourne (@absolutemmastkilda) before sharing my dualistic approach with @athleticplayground Being able to peek into the dance world, (especially into the contemporary dance, contact […]

Movement Translation and Empathy

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“Translation allows for otherwise separate entities to synapse and communicate.” I have been a teacher for thirteen years and a movement therapist for five.  As I toggle through the two professions, an unlikely blend has taken place.  I find myself teaching those that come to see me for pain.  Instead of jogging laps, students lead spinal […]