Thinking About Movement: The Path of Movement through Time

Often when thinking about movement we remove the element of time. I don’t just mean time in the sense of your life history, although that is a significant factor, but the immediate history between one movement and the next. We imagine that when you get to a position you are there, and that the movements that brought you to that position are finished. This way of visualizing movement ignores certain aspects of movement that are important. When you  come to a position you engage muscles in some sequence. Likely, when you reach the position where you stop, you don’t let Read More

Thinking About Movement: Support your weight with your bones

I have been asked by several people if I have written down any of the ideas I have that have come up in FI lessons, and up to this point I haven’t really. I am starting here with a series of posts focused on ideas that I have applied with many people that are places to begin when wanting to develop one’s own understanding of how human movement works. I should say that I am not making any scientific or medical claims here, only logical deductions based on my experience and observations. Much of this comes from my dance training Read More