MOVEMENT PLAY WORKSHOPS | Asia
How can we transform fighting into a playful practice for personal growth? How can we integrate loving kindness, compassion, joy and inner peace into our physical communication?
MOVEMENT PLAY is a unique fusion of martial arts and contact improvisation. Movement games, playfighting and contemporary meditation practice develops your capability and creativity.
The integral concept combines physical, mental, emotional, energetic and spiritual aspects.
nothing creates deeper experiences and develops your potential better than smart and joyful games.
Experience the transformation of fighting into dancing and embody the qualities of a peaceful warrior: benevolence, equanimity, joy and compassion.
A contemporary meditation practice in movement and silence supports your abilities of deep listening and observation.
Basic Mobility Practice "Animal Locomotion"
Simple patterns & basic principles from soft martial arts
Basic principles of contact improvisation
Tools for Improvisation
Benjamin Joon lives in Berlin and teaches his integral movement and communication workshops in europe and asia.
He practiced the principles and techniques of Kickboxing, Qi Gong and Jiu Jitsu since his childhood. Other influences are coming from diverse meditation practices, buddhist philosophy and psychology, neuroscience, Fighting Monkey practice and Contact Improvisation. "We are never to old to play - we lose our juvenility and the chance to develop our unlimited capability when we stop playing smart games.“ - Benjamin Joon
Maria is a Portuguese dancer and creator. She graduated from London Studio Centre, BA (Hons) in Theatre Dance where she developed a dissertation about Spirituality & Dance, a subject that interests her deeply. "I like to feel like an open canvas, able to embody and express freely with other artists that seek going beyond their limits." - Maria Fonseca
30 September -1st October | SEOUL: https://www.facebook.com/events/858822444268154/?acontext=%7B%22source%22%3A3%2C%22source_newsfeed_story_type%22%3A%22regular%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22[%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22newsfeed%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22feed_story%5C%22%2C%5C%22extra_data%5C%22%3A%7D]%22%2C%22has_source%22%3Atrue%7D&source=3&source_newsfeed_story_type=regular&action_history=[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22newsfeed%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22feed_story%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%7D]&has_source=1&hc_ref=ARQgHl4h3R7F4n41kLyvFmyFq9c06DxH6-GIbAAiIyaaevMWJQkMJabovFvUJJhPSOk
7 & 8 October | HONG KONG: https://www.facebook.com/events/104558553583958/?active_tab=discussion&__xt__=33.%7B%22logging_data%22%3A%7B%22profile_id%22%3A104558553583958%2C%22event_type%22%3A%22clicked_view_event_posts%22%2C%22impression_info%22%3A%22eyJmIjp7Iml0ZW1fY291bnQiOiIwIn19%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22www_events_permalink%22%2C%22interacted_story_type%22%3A%221058178634193603%22%2C%22session_id%22%3A%22755b723a6b0fc6cc2d6c1ef78703e5eb%22%7D%7D
11-12 October | BANGKOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/1906400109576997/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%223%22%2C%22ref_newsfeed_story_type%22%3A%22regular%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D
we are looking forward to play, fight and meditate with you - Benjamin Joon & Maria Fonseca