How does having a “still mind” and striving for silent movement help to foster self-direction?
Martin Svenselius is an experienced mover who has been teaching and practicing physical movement for 15 years. He encourages others to find their own self-directed movement practice and recognizes the importance of balancing work and play. He uses tools such as offering options and scalability, setting goal-oriented exercises, and having a “still mind” to help others in their journey.
In the podcast, I talk with movement enthusiasts to learn who they are, what they do, and why they do it. I’m interested in the nature and philosophy of movement and in exploring themes like independence, self-direction, and human excellence. My interests color each conversation and provide some structure to Movers Mindset. But since I like to take the scenic route, every conversation ends up going somewhere unique.
Tori Kubick exudes a sense of calm and focus that belies the physical challenges of her art. In this fascinating conversation with Craig Constantine, Tori discusses the mental and physical aspects of contortion, and how Read more…