zazen (animation)

zazen- the respiration of breath and the respiration of the cranial-sacral system coordinate the place of occurrence of consciousness; the place of occurrence of consciousness impacts the fascial structure, the stretch of fascia generates muscular activity, and the reciprocity of stretch and activity opens the ability to feel. The Bridge That Flows, ...  read more

Have you ever really practiced non-thinking?

I just sit on the zafu thinking about this stuff. Except when I’m not thinking.

The motion of the sacrum is how I sit the lotus; I don’t put my mind in my left palm the way Suzuki advocated, yet I do find my mind where my little fingers touch the abdomen a lot. And the reciprocal of that, which is in the stretches around the sacrum. Those ...  read more