03

Date: 
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:45
Room: 
Large Classroom
Student should bring: 

nagado bachi (usually larger diameter, harder "kashi" wood)
earplugs

Class syllabus: 

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intro:
body work
guidance and references through imagery
- to bring awareness to our own body
- to build connection with our own body
- to build connection with the instrument
- everyone is different and have their own pace of connection with their body

Alignment
- apply the same concept of feeling the air/ki through your spine to build upper body awareness
- to feel the alignment of shoulder, arms, and lower body
- to feel the space around our body

Warm up:
1) tai chi warm up arm swinging exercise
- purpose: posture awareness, and the concept of initiating from your core, and "letting go" of the arms
2) den den daiko arm swing exercise
- purpose: initiating from core, imagine a tiny pulley on the top of your head that guide the direction
3) lower body stretches (Carrie Carter and Ryo Shimamoto)
- feet
- legs + shoulder blades
- photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/TUXf8N7VkZGQ6Jfr7
4) dying cockroaches for 2 minutes
- purpose: "shake it up" shake up the qi/ki throughout your entire body

alignment of body with drum
- air bachi to check posture and allignment
- 2 minutes drum roll gradually from soft to loud, focus on posture

breathing exercise chest/torso > belly
- breath in > jelly fish goes down (relax muscle below your belly button)
- breath out > jelly fish goes up (tighten muscle in an upward motion)

Teacher(s): 
Yeeman Mui
Attendance: 
Ken Tran
Images: 

Classes in this Course

Date Title
Sat, September 21, 2019 01
Sat, September 28, 2019 02
Sat, October 05, 2019 03
Sat, October 12, 2019 04
Sat, October 19, 2019 05
Sat, November 02, 2019 06
Sat, November 09, 2019 07
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