Courage and Trusting Life

Don’t just do something, stand there…… take a breather from the internet, infomercials, the dramas and challenges.  Go for a walk, take some space, sit in silence to connect to the real web ………and then do something. Courage                                                                                                                The root of the word courage is cor—the Latin word for heart. In one of its earliest forms, courage meant “To speak…

Aiki Somatics at Watershed Center

“Body-Based Conflict Transformation Workshop” 3-5 March 2017 at the Watershed Center (Millerton, NY 12546) will introduce Paul Linden‘s somatic exercises for self-regulation under stress to community activists and peace builders (as well as martial artists). To clarify his purpose Paul, Ss. paraphrases Dr. King’s motto, “Love without Power is weakness; Power without Love is brutality.”…

Aiki/AVP Miniworkshop, 30 May 2016

FRIENDS, AIKIDOKA, Milton Román and I will present “Aiki/AVP Miniworkshop” (3½hr) at the Alternatives to Violence Project National Gathering in Denver (on 30 May 2016. We hope that the many international facilitators there will include more somatic exercises in their workshops, perhaps even become I-Key Facilitators with Urban Visions, Inc.!