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  • Why I train by Karen Phelps

    As a child growing up, I never thought about what I was doing as I climbed trees, sprinted from point A to point B, cartwheeled in the grass, and rode my bike everywhere. Who knows where these ideas come from? All I knew was that I had a body and it wanted to move in […]

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  • Active Ageing: women in their 60s and 70s who train trapeze

    THE MAKING OF MOVEMENT OF BONES When I start filming a new subject or theme I have to understand what I’m seeing to be able to effectively communicate it to others. As always, I never had any set ideas at the start of what was to become the short film Movement of Bones. It’s always an […]

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  • Inter-generational training part 2

    I had a plan in the loosest sense of the word. My training generally starts with the idea of ‘I’ll go there and start moving and see what happens’. The backdrop of Fiesta Island in the distance, blue skies and a sun that would soon set provided another beautiful evening at the Tecolote Shores calisthenics […]

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  • Esprit Concrete

    Kasturi Torchia co-founded Esprit Concrete with Gogoly Yao in 2016, it aims to aid individuals gain a deeper understanding of their emotional, psychological and physical states through movement and self-reflection based on an Art Du Deplacement and Parkour experience. Julie Angel talks to Kasturi about this unique project and approach. J.A.: Can you tell us a little bit […]

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  • Set yourself up for success! by MaryBeth Gangemi

    It takes motivation and self discipline to not only start but also stick with physical movement. Create a practice that is energizing, enjoyable, sustainable, and one where success and progress are trained and actualized. Here are seven tips for creating and training success in your movement practice. 1. ENVIRONMENT: Plan ahead and create an enticing […]

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  • PK Silver & PK Move

    Here at See&Do when we hear about ground breaking projects we want to celebrate and promote them. No project exemplifies that as much as the work being done by those involved in PK Move and PK Silver in using parkour to work with special needs groups.  We spoke to their founder Nancy Lorentz to find […]

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  • Parkour & the Power of Movement

    I recently had the pleasure of talking with Jon Sifferman from the website Physical Living about my experiences and research into Parkour. As part of my movement journey we covered the issue of how and where we move and the importance of seeing others ‘like us’ in those movement environments. See it to be it! […]

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  • Womens Movement Collaborative

     Dani Almeyda is on a  mission and it’s one that See&Do shares. Dani please can you tell us about what you do and where you are based? I’m Dani Almeyda. I am a wife to a firefighter, a mother of 2 young children and a border collie, a small business owner, coach, friend, and a woman […]

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  • Parkour: Understanding Ourselves & Each Other by Andrea Brooks

    Regardless of all the different parkour philosophies and backgrounds, I’d like to think that some things are just a given when it comes to parkour people. Surely, there ought to be achievements we strive for that unite us together. Of course it is not how baggy your pants are nor what types of shoes you […]

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  • Parkour at age 52 by Maggie Namkoong Spaloss

    Why do I practice parkour at age 52? by Maggie Namkoong Spaloss I do it because I love the community and it’s this community that has shaped my life into what it is today. To me, the practice of parkour and involvement in the community are inseparable. If you practice parkour, you get drawn into a […]

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