The children’s classes that he began with were full of fun and easily accessible movements that kept him interested and enjoying each lesson. The spirit of learning and playfulness in classes kept him coming back year after year.
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When our children embark on new classes we consider: are they enjoying themselves; does the activity provide the opportunity to learn new and valuable skills; by spending our time engaging in this activity are we helping our children learn the value of today's most fleeting resource—time?
Connection is a theme that Clyde Takeguchi Sensei had proposed for the seminar that he led on the first weekend in February.
Breathing exercises done at the start of the class are a way to do this. Also, putting concentration into the centre and bringing the feet into a solid hanmi position help with this. Body and mind unite with one another – the body works in unison with a focussed mind.