Steve Paxton‘s video selection tonight in Body cinema screenings… to shake our frozen necks and ‘ready for the winter hibernation’ bodies…
Photo above: Steve Paxton in The Beast taken by Julieta Cervantes (c)
Photo bellow: from MFS as base for improvisation – water
Illustration: Johannes Georg Paschen, 1659, thehaca.com
You don’t have to be a history geek to watch this interesting web documentary on Renaissance Martial Arts… No, no… don’t expect some ancient super hero in tight clothes…
Illustration: Hans Wurm, cca 1500, taken from thehaca.com
Martial arts and many forms of yoga are part of education in practically every dance school worldwide. Some forms are widely spread like yoga of which Hatha yoga is the most popular. The arena of martial arts is rather branched into subcategories based on different movements and philosophy; definitely a topic that deserves numerous blog posts.
Illustration taken from Wu Dang Kung Fu (c)