043. Craig Constantine: Philosophy, value, and mastery

043. Craig Constantine: Philosophy, value, and mastery

 
 
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Craig unpacks the philosophical motivations behind the podcast, discussing movement as an intellectual path, going beyond the physical. He delves into the importance of learning from experts, pushing human potential, and pursuing mastery. Craig explains his goal of fostering discussion and sharing ideas, and invites listeners to join in that goal. 

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042. Victor Crittenden: Community, viewpoints, and statistics

042. Victor Crittenden: Community, viewpoints, and statistics

 
 
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Victor Crittenden delves into the DC Metro Parkour community, explaining what it is, who is involved, and why it is unique. He discusses the various definitions, ethos, and approaches to parkour, and how each shows an important piece of the parkour puzzle. Vic shares his thoughts around the governance of parkour, and finishes with the importance of collecting and analyzing data and statistics about parkour to help promote its future and growth. 

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041. Weena Pauly-Tarr: Therapy, motherhood, and impulse

041. Weena Pauly-Tarr: Therapy, motherhood, and impulse

 
 
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Weena Pauly-Tarr shares her history of dance, her brief encounter with parkour, and how those experiences have led to where she is now. She unpacks her work with somatic therapy, and the profound changes motherhood has brought to her life and practice. Weena reflects on her current interests in embodiment and impulse, and discusses her search for what is next.

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Meet the team: Kristen

I love the Movers Mindset project because it gives me the opportunity to connect with movers from all over the globe, and interact with people I would never have gotten a chance to meet otherwise. I think the project is very unique in that way; it uses the resources each of us has and gives us a platform to connect on a deeper level.

~ Kristen – Project manager


040. Michael ‘Frosti Fresh’ Zernow: Competition, collaboration, and passion

040. Michael ‘Frosti Fresh’ Zernow: Competition, collaboration, and passion

 
 
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Michael ‘Frosti Fresh’ Zernow discusses his career, passion for community building, and his experiences with the Red Bull Art of Motion competition. He shares his views on competition in general, his unique perspective on how parkour has grown, and the potential it has as it continues to grow. Frosti explains his involvement in the United States Parkour association, his love of collaboration, and how he’s found and followed his passions throughout his journey.

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039. Teresa Vazquez-Dodero: Motherhood, stereotypes, and risk

039. Teresa Vazquez-Dodero: Motherhood, stereotypes, and risk

 
 
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Teresa Vazquez-Dodero describes the changes and sacrifices of motherhood, both in body and mind. She explains her initial experiences with parkour, how the community drew her in, and her views on defying stereotypes in parkour. Teresa discusses her unique perspective of risk, her studies in multiculturalism, and finishes by sharing the benefits of parkour for all ages. 

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038. Marcus Lincoln: Texas Winter Jam, challenge, and travel

038. Marcus Lincoln: Texas Winter Jam, challenge, and travel

 
 
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Marcus Lincoln shares his experiences both as a participant and an organizer of the Texas Winter Jam, and the importance the event holds for the national and local communities. He explains his ideas on challenge mindset, and his approach to both training and coaching. Marcus discusses his plans for traveling, the impact travel has had on him, and the adventure of learning new languages.

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037. Lauren Messeck: Projects, voice over, and play

037. Lauren Messeck: Projects, voice over, and play

 
 
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Lauren Messeck describes her work with the Parkour Visions project, Movement for All, and her personal project, Yoga Move. She discusses her interest in climbing, bare feet versus minimalist shoes, and her background in the performing arts. Lauren reflects on her voice over work, and expresses her passion for helping people to rediscover play.

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036. Adam McClellan: Business, coaching, and outreach

036. Adam McClellan: Business, coaching, and outreach

 
 
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35 episodes and 2 years later, Adam McClellan returns to Movers Mindset. Adam deserves a large measure of credit because he was willing to be the original guinea pig for this crazy experiment. Our first interview was a simple Q&A style but in this episode we have an in depth conversation about the cycles a community goes through, the nature of parkour, and the type of people who are drawn to it. Adam explores the intersection of parkour and business, and how the two coexist, before discussing the nuances of coaching children. He opens up about his knee injury and recovery, his thoughts on normalizing parkour to the public, and different ways to design a parkour gym.

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035. Nancy Lorentz: Cancer, PK Move, and parkour spirit

035. Nancy Lorentz: Cancer, PK Move, and parkour spirit

 
 
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Nancy Lorentz opens up about her experience fighting cancer, and the role that parkour played in her recovery. She unpacks how her recovery inspired the idea of PK Move, and shares her ‘parkour origin story.’ Nancy discusses her thoughts on parkour’s growth and spirit, PK Move’s current goals, and finishes with her insights on how to attract older individuals to parkour.

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034. PK Move: Community partnership, programs, and seniors

034. PK Move: Community partnership, programs, and seniors

 
 
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PK Move founders Nancy Lorentz, Jean Lam, and Rosy Noguchi sit down to discuss everything PK Move; how they started, the challenges they face as a non-profit, and the unique relationship they have with their community. The team explains PK Move’s mission, the specific groups they serve, and the programs they run, including their PK Silver seniors program. They unpack the details of the recent study conducted on the PK Silver program before delving into the pop-up playground program, and their current goals and opportunities. 

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033. Roberto Regueiro Santiago: Rowing, mastery, and games

033. Roberto Regueiro Santiago: Rowing, mastery, and games

 
 
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Roberto Regueiro Santiago discusses his years rowing crew, both as an athlete and a coach, and his thoughts on the competitive nature of the sport. Roberto shares how an injury changed his perspective and opened up his possibilities, leading him to Fighting Monkey and parkour. He explains his ideas of mastery, as well as his approach to games and training.

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032. Blake Evitt: Travel, community and personal growth

032. Blake Evitt: Travel, community and personal growth

 
 
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Blake Evitt discusses the importance of partnering with your community, creating multigenerational spaces for training, as well as how he does that in his hometown of Boston. He unpacks the influence that traveling had on his training, coaching, and business, as well as his own personal growth. Blake shares his thoughts on a number of subjects, including becoming vegetarian, the ADAPT coaching qualifications, and the United States Parkour Association.

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