Tire Flips Because Why The Flip Not??? :)

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Get ya some functional training today! Tire flipping is a functional movement because it requires you to utilize muscles from all over your body.

How to do this:

Engage your core, and lift with your legs. Core engagement is important so that you may protect your back from injury. Remember this as you push through with your core activated.

Happy Training! ❤

What I Think About “Biting” in Dance Styles

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What I think about people who say they are inspired by someone and do what they do.
You are your own person. Its perfectly normal to be inspired by someone-inspiration is a great thing.
But like I said, you are your own person.

Admire how someone does something, but don’t bite their style (don’t do exactly what they do). (Unless you are in a choreography class of course). Dancers respect other dancers for dancing, but also for being themselves.
And also, people don’t put in the hard work to make up sequences just have somebody pick them off of them.
Dance is about movement, but it is also about creativity. It’s an Art!
Admire, observe, watch-and then find your own movement.
Do You.

Forever I used to never watch any videos. If I watch any dance videos now its strictly just to admire. Whether it be for the production of the video or the actual dancing. There are some really talented young dancers out there on those t.v. shows! Even off those shows, Im sure! Many strong dancers all the same. And I do like to watch people dance now you know, especially living somewhere where I don’t see it all the time, Ive become more open to videos that are introduced to me. However, I don’t ever want to take something someone did and call it my own. I am quick to give credit to who I learned it from. I ain’t gonna lie if I saw something somewhere! I feel thats just a matter of respect to your teachers (if you learn something from someone-whatever it is-they are your teacher.)

What if you really didn’t see something somewhere and you did the same thing too? That can happen sometimes as I believe great minds may think alike. But don’t lie and say that if it isn’t true (this should go for other art forms as well). Thats just bad karma and that shit will just come back to bite you (no pun intended! :P).

There are even some moves that are universal such as turns, spins, or freezes for example. This goes for all dance styles. But all the stuff in-between, thats all you! Go out there and work with your creative process.

Respect, respect, respect.

You can read this thread here on BBoy World. “Biting” or “copying” something is a big deal sometimes in this dance scene. I think this conversation has some valid back and forth points.

Do You, Have Fun, Be Creative

All in Love and Respect, OxyJenn

Feature Friday: Datura Online- Belly Dance Anywhere

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Did some yoga on my own, and then some great practice with Datura Online​. A dancers resource for various styles of training in various dance disciplines surrounding the belly dance culture.

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Definitely something good to have when you want continuous training and don’t have any teachers around you.
Just signed up for their unlimited monthly. Great to see some of these teachers again, and some of them for the first time.

Im have been wanting to learn more about Indian dance and Im excited to be doing so here.

Today I learned about Pranam from Colleen Shakti.

“Pranam is a sanskrit word for a reverential salutation or greeting. It is a gesture that all Indian dancers perform, regardless of their style of dance.”

Forever Gratitude.

Love, Jenny L T

Healing Varieties

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So lately, I met with a healer. She really helped me realign myself and cleanse. After I met with her I started cleansing more myself and everything more often, I also began meditating more often as well. Its a strange feeling to following your intuition, when usually modern society is telling you to do this and do that, and go here and go there, and YOU HAVE TO MAKE MONEY. But you just know that it is right to do so.

I take it with every oz of gratitude that I have spaces to reside and meditate. I always ask for guidance as I pray, and for protection from evil. For I am on this earth to do good, and I know it.

I feel the week went by and sometimes I felt stagnant, but I quickly tried to make the most of my time where I was, cleaning and organizing-attempts to make the space clear and right, all with good intention.

I feel these things have worked for me-then I felt that the flow was happening to fluidly and I sunk back into comfort. Into the things I know do not serve me. I tell myself its all about patience, for I am not perfect. I know these things take time.

But I also know that the universe will unfold for me if I am ready for it to. And when I am ready, I will be completely open and not fall back and not hesitate. I have been hesitating…and finding excuses.

So I am here to ask—in which ways do you stay on your path?

What seems to help you when the distractions in life come at you on the constant? What is it that keeps you going? Stones? Meditation? Chanting?

I feel being on top of nutrition is important.

Getting enough sleep is important.

Following your gut is important (even in times when you really wish you didn’t have to )

Educate myself as much as possible is important, and if I can learn from someone, I should.

I am in search for a Hindu Master to learn from. In reading my Bhagavid-Gita, I am aware that this is important to keep me on my path.

Love, Fluxstruck

New Movement Page on Facebook (Fluxstruck Movement)

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I have recently created a new page on Facebook.

I debated a few times whether to reactivate my profile or not. I thought I should-even though I don’t know exactly where I am going with it.

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I propose to use it as movement photography inspiration at the least. I would like to include movement education of sorts to the list as well-but I feel the Great Spirit will tell me when the time for that is.

It’s kind of a confusing thing, the border line between learning, and sharing. Even though they are merging concepts, delicately. Especially if I wish to travel to learn new things-I see it difficult to be gone and still be able to teach? I am assured that I will find that balance.

Here are a few pictures I just included on my page, from my travel s in California.

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I ❤ the Redwood Forest.

 

Love, Fluxstruck Movement