The learning process

A space for teachers and students

The call of the city – a short film

"The call of the city” is a short film showing a world beyond the silence of everyday routines.The space is talking, it is inviting, and it is offering options at all times.Since creating doesn’t start from nothing, everything is a transformation.It’s about becoming...

Urban Exploration – A manifesto

Urbex is the art of carefully and thankfully making tea in somebody else’s villa, bringing pots, leaves and water of your own, without them noticing.   A preamble: why more manifestos?   All people act but only a few do it following personal Cartas or codes. Mostly,...

No reasons to practice

“Do not play video games!” said the old doctor to the kid “You’ll never be able to conclude anything in your life, do something useful”. 15 years forward and the kid is a billionaire, having started a business based on his gaming.   A MMA fighter trains to be ready to...

Approaching physicality: humans need a reset

Approaching contemporary physicality: the curse of choice It was 2.4 million years ago. The first Homo Habilis, with his 600 cm3 brain was fighting hard to stay alive. Cracking shells, running through forests, fighting fierce beasts and trying to build necessary tools...

Antidotes to contemporary venoms

Antidotes to contemporary venoms.  Following on from last week article: "a boxed life" * Venoms: Detachment and laziness.Antidotes: Awareness and enthusiasm. Have you have tried to take a laser pointer and make a cat follow it? Pay attention here. The awareness of the...

A boxed life – obstacles to an active physical existence

A boxed life Andrea’s routine: it’s 07.00. Puts off the alarm with a sloppy arm. Time to wake up. She carries herself to the toilet with half-closed eyes before looking at her phone: 30 minutes of passive staring at things she doesn’t really care about before the...

The game of progress: Understanding the role of mistakes

“Failure is the key to Success” or “Failure is Success in progress” are just a couple of the many suggestions that pop up in the google search tab if you type in the word “failure”. In a society in which success is measured depending on the number of trophies you...

Huan apprenticeship: looking back to move forward

Apprenticeship is generally considered as that “process of developing from novice to proficiency under the guidance of a skilled expert”, that “varies across cultures and among different skilled communities, but for many communities of practice, it offers an ideal...

My Training Philosophy

The aim of my work is forging strong, thoughtful and critical individuals through a movement practice. In my philosophy, discipline, creative arts and rational science create the logical and emotional grid that guides my students’ development. Just training? I believe...