04

Date: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 18:00 to 19:45
Student should bring: 

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

Class syllabus: 

Warmup/stretches
- tai chi warmup (300 arm swing)
- lower body stretches (Carrie Carter and Ryo Shimamoto)
- feet
- legs + shoulder blades
photos: https://photos.app.goo.gl/TUXf8N7VkZGQ6Jfr7

"dying dog" exercise
-2 mins of on the floor exercise

Oroshi
-goals: focus on breathing, bring awareness to where tension happened throughout the body, breath into the tension spot
- 2 mins roll
- L.H. fist grip > shime grip
- R.H. shime grip > fist grip

revisit qi/ki track
revisit kegel breathing
- crescendo/decrescendo roll
- each person takes turn to play crescendo/decrescendo

revisit Han Datsu Roku

su Don su Don
- focus on utilizing the breath to bring up both arms from the core rather than the shoulders
--R-/--L-/--R-/--L-/
--R-/--L-/--R-/--L-/
--RL/--RL/--RL/--RL/
--RL/--RL/--RL/--RL/

Willow Tree Exercise
The willow tree is safe and grounded, but their leaves move and flow like water.

Groundedness and Stability
- kara "surya" doro
- each person takes turn to lead and the group respond by playing crescendo/decrescendo
- think of the wobbly inflatable tube man at car sales

adding to the "su Don su Don" exercise
--arm swing

Final Video after all the exercises
https://youtu.be/gPThhTBA-Es

Teacher(s): 
Yeeman Mui
Attendance: 
Abigail Sangco
J Rassi

Classes in this Course

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Thu, May 09, 2019 01
Thu, May 16, 2019 02
Thu, May 23, 2019 03
Thu, May 30, 2019 04
Thu, June 06, 2019 05
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