COURSE: "Principles of Posture" (10 videos)
A Practical Guide for Self Experimenters
Hello, it’s Kevin.
Welcome to my course: Principles of Posture: A Practical Guide for Self-Experimenters
Here are all 10 videos - enjoy!
Principles Of Posture: A Practical Guide For Self-Experimenters
10 videos, 10 principles, 10 experiments
Short videos with movement experiments you can do in 10mins, as part of your morning routine or during the day.
Not just tips or a list of exercises, but a technique to change your
The purpose of this course is to help you take conscious control of your own posture - and not rely on other people, devices, or exercises.
You’ll learn the same method I use myself and teach all my pupils.
If you bought the “Course + 1-to-1 Session” (on Gumroad.com) then email me to firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a time (let me know your timezone and city.)
***For best results I recommend you do lessons 1 and 2 before booking your session*** – but it’s up to you!
HOW TO USE THIS COURSE
You will need to work on yourself if you want to get results. “Never stop sculpting your own statue.” – Plotinus
In each video lesson you get 1x principle (theory) and 1x experiment (practice). Your goal is to turn the theory into practice. Watch the video, then do the experiment for that week.
Many of the principles you will learn are counter-intuitive, and contradict the typical advice you see online. So if they don’t make sense at first (or you disagree with me!) just DO THE EXPERIMENTS ANYWAY.
The experiments build on each other and get more complex over time. It’s like making a mosaic – you can only see a few pieces at a time but eventually they combine into the big picture.
Don’t worry about immediate results. This is a process. You are changing your mind-body relationship – it takes time, and some things might only make sense at the end of the course.
Remember, if you get stuck or have questions:
Email me to email@example.com
DM me at Twitter.com/KevinDMackay
If you want personalised instructions, book a 1 to 1 lesson.
TOOLS YOU NEED
You need a few tools to do the practical work in this course. You are going to do the practical work, aren’t you?!
Don’t worry, there is nothing expensive or hard to find, just a few everyday objects used in a new way...
Webcam and/or phone camera
Flat stool or chair (with no wheels or bounce)
Long stick or broom handle
3x sticks the exact same length (slightly longer than your thigh)
e.g. bamboo sticks from a hardware store, or light wooden rulers
from amazon etc
A place to work in. You need to be able to stand facing a wall–
side on to the camera – with your whole body visible from head to
toe. Ideally somewhere setup and ready to use every day.
Wear light coloured clothing or go shirtless
Online video player with ‘slow motion’
Screenshot app, or use Mac shortcut: cmd+shi+4
Graphics app. So you can draw some basic lines and arrows on
images of yourself. Free editing tools on Preview/Zoom are fine, or
Zoom account for 1-to-1 lessons (optional)
Tools of the Mind:
Relational diagrams (see lessons)
Image and Video examples (see lessons)
Geometry and visuo-spatial language
Reasoning and structured self-speech
Dialogue via Q&As sessions with me