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Mary Eastland's Blog Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 08-29-2009 05:57 AM
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In General randori at work Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #6 New 10-12-2009 07:40 AM
I love freestyle...loooove it!
I love when ukes don't just fall down...when they resist...I love ukes who are reluctant, who are compliant, who fall too soon, or have physical problems that make them too slow or too fast or just right. I love ukes.
Here I go off to work...everyone is my uke....I am deciding to stay centered or lose my center and get it back. Everyone is my uke...some are better at it than others, I can accept each uke as the individual she is. If they are stiff I will relax more. If they are cranky I will extend more. I will blend with everyone. And if I can't I will accept conditions as they are.
I love freestyle. I love ukes...on the mat and in the world.
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#1 10-12-2009 08:59 AM
Linda Eskin Says:
Nice. Funny, I see myself more in the role of Uke at work. Going with the direction of the energy, keeping my center, and watching for opportunities to reverse things that need reversing.
 




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