First of Nine: Tensegrity Blog

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Breath is a rhythm

Breath is a rhythm We gotta say in. The bounce in our step Is chosen in the brain. An understanding of the continuous myofascial network of the human body brings … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Merry Christmas from First of Nine!

The Christmas season has taken on quite a bit of new meaning for me in recent years. I’m caught up less and less with the commercial holiday. Pepper spray and … Continue reading

December 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Somatic grieving and the craniosacral rhythm

What falters in your rush? What crumples in your spine? What catches your breath as you lurch in your cries? The air has a wet crisp, that gives hardship to … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · 3 Comments

Quantum physics, time and bodywork

I’m watching the Fabric of the Cosmos series on the excellent PBS app. Mainstream science says our perception of time, as a species, is complete illusion. In either direction, past … Continue reading

December 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Tree Hugger Contest Winners!

First of Nine recently had our first ever contest! Send us a photo of you hugging a tree, we asked. And, you did! That’s the only first ever contest we’ll … Continue reading

October 1, 2011 · 1 Comment

Equilibrium, breath and… Contest time!

Three points of contact at all times. That was Uncle Grant’s rule on the boat when we went fishing. It’s far too easy to lose one’s balance while standing in … Continue reading

September 10, 2011 · 7 Comments

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