08

Date: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 18:00 to 19:45
Student should bring: 

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

Class syllabus: 

When we are fully aware of the body, our mind and body are synchronized, we are connected, and we are whole" Mindfulness by Tessa Watt

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

Reference: Carrie's Blog - more feet stretches
http://www.allthingstaiko.org/happy-feet-part-1/
http://www.allthingstaiko.org/happy-feet-part-2/

"dying cockroaches" 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. stance fist grip > shime grip
- R.H. stance shime grip > fist grip

Revisit "jellyfish" and breathing technique
- crescendo/decrescendo roll
- each person takes turn to play crescendo/decrescendo

revisit han datsu roku, 50/50 exercise
- lighted saber exercise

su Don su Don
- focus on utilizing the breath to bring up both arms from the core rather than the shoulders
straight up/down:
--R-/--L-/--R-/--L-/
--R-/--L-/--R-/--L-/
butterfly:
--R-/--L-/--R-/--L-/
--R-/--L-/--R-/--L-/
straight up/down:
--RL/--RL/--RL/--RL/
--RL/--RL/--RL/--RL/
figure 8 arm swing:
--RL/--RL/--RL/--RL/
--RL/--RL/--RL/--RL/
crossover
--R-/L-R-/--R-/L-R-/--R-/L-R-/--R-/L-R-/

Final Video
https://youtu.be/DAqtv2qPwUk

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

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
Thu, June 13, 2019 06
Thu, June 20, 2019 07
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