[Product Placement] When you travel alone, staying fit feels easy and on point. When you travel in groups it might be a bit challenging. In my visit to the Mexican Caribbean Mayan Riviera I took of my favorite Le Stoff towel and one resistance band with me. I knew I will be training at the beach and the closest monkey bar I would found.
I just watched Ido Portal’s just move movie by London Real TV and by watching the practices and listening Brian narrating his perspective I felt connected. Suddenly, eureka, I felt again: This is it.
A mover is never depressed
Last Sunday, by this time, I was almost finishing an amazing 16 hours of self-rediscover and movement practice. I attended the first Motion workshop in Vienna by Ido Portal and his team.
At the beginning of my fitness journey I started to bodyweight train, ashtanga yoga half and first series were my daily practice, I finally moved on to free weights training with kettlebells, the Russian Kettlebell Challenge way, to later progress to barbell training.
Two weeks ago I joined a good friend and amazing yoga teacher for a yoga challenge. Love these yoga challenges because in one side, you have fun, learn a lot, you are part of a community with the same goal.
Ginastica Natural is a practice that combine Yoga, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and animal movements. This method is been around the world for almost 3 decades.
The first time I heard about Movement as a therapy was more than a decade ago when I met a great altruist woman who was doing a project in the city I used to live in the north of Mexico. She talked about the five elements Movement Therapy and shared her project which it was dedicated for seniors. I had my first semi private experience thanks to her and I felt great letting go and liberating.
Do you ever wonder why in the world would you need to have open hips? I mean, every body talk about hip openers in the yoga community and in sports some talk about hips mobility.