What you do speaks so loud that I can not hear what you say. – Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist and poet
We people do a variety of issues whereas upright. This video gives a singular and clear view of a quite a few folks strolling after which a bigger group concurrently standing for for a number of minutes. It’s not typically that we’ve got that form of alternative, particularly the standing half.
I’ve discovered it compelling viewing from an Alexander Method standpoint. The Method is all about studying how we handle ourselves as we transfer, sit or stand, and the way we are able to convey better ease into our life.
I’ve been watching the video with the sound muted so I might higher deal with the visible. If I see one thing that appears fascinating, I watch that half at one quarter velocity so I can catch each element.
Many viewers have commented on Trump’s actions on this video as he makes an attempt to stabilize himself in an upright place with nothing to carry on to. That’s actually fascinating, however for me it’s equally fascinating to look at the very totally different methods utilized by the opposite contributors to face as nonetheless as doable. You may see a number of army and civilian stances, and when watching in gradual movement, you’ll be able to see simply how a lot, or how little, every participant sways forwards and backwards.
Lots of people have used this and different movies of Trump to specific their opinions in regards to the man and his insurance policies. And people opinions might be legitimate. However for me the fascination lies in seeing the number of methods we people transfer and stand – how, in different phrases, we perform once we’re on our toes, given the exterior forces like gravity and assist which might be at all times working on us.
After which there are the fascinating, and telling, little moments of adjusting and re-adjusting as when, at about 4:00, Trump locations his palms in entrance, removes them in an odd means, after which locations them again in entrance.
However everyone – on this video and in strange life – has posture and motion patterns that talk loudly about themselves. If we miss out on these patterns in ourselves, we run the chance of “talking” in a means that impedes our progress by means of life.
We additionally run the chance of of making dis-functional pressure patterns that may trigger motion limitations and ache. Studying methods to actually see what others do generally is a helpful first step in figuring out our personal habits.
And that, in flip, can encourage us to learn to cease doing the habits which might be dangerous, in order that what we “say” to others, and what do to ourselves, makes our lives simpler.