Nagato Sensei: Henka Your Basics!


Nagato sensei was in a good mood today. And even if we finished the class fifteen minutes earlier than usual -he had an appointment- his class was dynamic and full of insights. “When you make natural Henka on basics, it turns into an art form,” said Nagato sensei on the first set of movements he…

Noguchi Sensei: Happiness, Basics And Creativity


Buddha said that “thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” This sentence is resuming my feeling entirely during Noguchi sensei’s class, on Sunday morning. Anyone who trained in Japan knows how “foggy” you feel during this…