Climate change, habitat destruction and species extinctions threaten our biosphere. Political chaos, inequality and extremism wreak havoc with our societies and culture. Obesity, diabetes, depression and stress-related disorders cause our bodies pain and unhappiness. As ecopsychologist Theodore Roszak put it, “The earth hurts, and we hurt with it.”
Our bodies are the canaries in the coal mine of the modern world. Health and medicalindustries focus on the well-being of the canary, but miss the larger message. Something is tragically wrong with the way we’re living. We need another way. The Art is Long is an exploration of the “long body,” the totality of our individual bodies plus our life-supporting systems of habitat, tribe and culture. Being healthy is just a beginning.
Move to live, live to move! Health and fitness is a rich, multi-disciplinary practice that includes body, mind, spirit and the creative imagination. Exuberant Animal explores the totality of human health and promotes a truly integrated approach that spans culture, biology, psychology and animal behavior.
You’ll discover powerful new ideas for movement and living that will stimulate your vitality, creativity and enthusiasm.
The Exuberant Animal Collection: The definitive guide to Exuberant Animal games and functional movement. Easy-to-use pdf document with simple navigation. Load it on to your tablet and you'll be ready to lead group movement classes. Includes warm-up and body awareness exercises, team-builders, med ball games, stick, locomotion, partner-resist and martial art basics. Plus, free upgrades for life!
Today’s world presents us with an unprecedented set of perplexing challenges. Our bodies are suffering, our minds are confused and our spirits are in turmoil. We need knowledge and understanding, but we also need experience, participation and engagement. In other words, we need a practice.
Beautiful Practice is a multi-disciplinary guide to the art of living skillfully in the modern world.
Welcome to “Big Health,” the idea that individual, social and environmental health are complementary reflections of one another. If we change one part of this relationship, for better or worse, we change the other parts as well. Today we see an urgent need for a new kind of health orientation, one that’s more inclusive and consistent with our radically interconnected and endangered world.
Change your Body, Change the World will give you a fresh perspective on the human predicament and new ideas for health with meaning.
Everyone knows that stress is a big problem in the modern world. Not only does it cause us grief and anxiety, it also degrades our health and performance. But while stress is a problem, it is also a solution. When we put ourselves in a better relationship with stress, it actually promotes our health and our happiness.
Stresscraft offers a new, holistic vision for creating rapport with challenge and adversity.