Gravity rules, and so does rising up!

Take a deep breath and let it out with a sigh…….

One thing we cannot do as bodies…escape gravity.

Gravitas is good. Grounded is good. Sagging? Stalling? Hmmmm.

To really play with gravity, first honor it.

Body Wisdom: In improvisation as performance early InterPlayers learned this rule: We love going down to the floor, but there are few good ways to get up. In fact it feels downright unnatural. The rule? Just get up! Apparently, nature includes ANTI-GRAVITY! Must be an art thing.

Practice:

Step 1: Take a deep breath and let it out with a sigh, letting gravity help on the exhale.

Step 2: Go with gravity and release all the way into your seat. Ahhhhhhhh.

Step 3: Rise up. This requires your core, your will, and your heart.

Why rise, you ask? No need unless something is calling you….. dance, sing, share your story, make peace? Anti-gravitas. Wheeee!

Bring your fingers to the focuser in your forehead and send out a whee in every direction to free the heavies. Or……maybe not. Take a load off!  It’s a great way to be kind to yourself and the planet.

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3 Responses to Gravity rules, and so does rising up!

  1. Pwll says:

    wow, both these videos were terrific — in so different ways!

  2. […] Gravity rules, and so does rising up! (interplayfriday.wordpress.com) […]

  3. Last night I completely gave in to gravity, sitting on the couch and not doing any of the many things that “needed” to get done. I seem to do that alot these days! 🙂

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