I’ve just taught a mindful movement workshop at Flying Fantastic to some lovely aerialists. They wanted a summary sheet of the things that we worked through. So I thought I’d share it with everyone. Here is quick summary of the techniques I use to improve my movement with the Franklin Method mental toolbox. :
Step One - NOTICE
Where am I holding unnecessary tension? Where is my breath? How much energy do I have today?
Step Two - MY MIND LISTENS TO MY WORDS and responds - even if I’m not correct. My mind protects me from pain and avoids difficulties. The words I use to describe myself and my movement are only positive. I use words like fluid, easy, strong, graceful. I tell myself that I am enough. I am unique and have something to valid to share
Step Three - I AM MOTIVATED and open to learning new things, With a positive mindset I will achieve what I want to. With a negative mindset I am defeated before I even start. I use words that support learning new tricks. I am interested, I am curi...