This one day workshop is an introduction to primal, natural movement and play. A philosophy which I define as PRIMALity.
Movement which is:
Playful, Restorative, Instinctive, Mindful, Adaptive, Life-giving, Integrative, Tactical and Youthful
The workshop is designed to improve real, practical movement skills that will assist you in performing everyday, recreational and extraordinary physical tasks more efficiently and effectively.
We will talk about and demonstrate:
What is (and isn't) Natural Movement?
What makes someone fit (and healthy)?
Functional vs Practical Training
Specificity vs Generality
Introduction to Barefoot Running
Designing your own workouts
Optimal Nutrition for Humans (Paleo/Primal)
Practical Participation - will include:
Locomotive Work & Play:- (bipedal and quadrupedal) movement drills and variations (including squatting, crawling, walking, running, sprinting, climbing, jumping)
Object Work & Play:- (including lifting, carrying, balancing, throwing)
Context Work & Play:- (social and imaginative)
No Equipment Required:- (individual and partner-based fitness)
Primal Work inside and outside the gym
Be strong & be useful drills
Isometric & Isomotion drills
After completion of this workshop you will have a basic understanding of natural movement and primal play and it's unique approach to improving your fitness, health and well-being. You will also learn how to introduce PRIMALity principles into your life and how to structure your workouts to suit your individual goals.
This workshop is open to all, regardless of fitness level, age, gender or ability.
This workshop will be a 25% Theory, 75% Practical spread throughout the day. Participation is actively encouraged for all physical activities but is of course optional. We will scale activities and adapt training to suit individual participants based on injury or previous lack of activity.
Participants need to bring: water, lunch, clothing for outdoor work (weather permitting) and an open-mind.
Nearest Tubes: Ravenscourt Park or Stamford Brook Tube Stations, free parking is also available.