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Awase-Hanare

(Similar-Different) Resonance method

 

What is resonance?
Resonance happens spontaneously.
It is not caused by ego or subjects neither intentionally nor consciously.
When the consciousness dies down, you can notice that life resonates with everything naturally.

When we become subbody mode enough, we can resonate each other on every channel.
We can resonate in the body feeling channel, movement channel, visual channel, audio channel, emotional channel, 
relationship channel, world image=self-image channel. 
There are some simple principles.
I will describe the resonance method in the movement channel for example.
A subbody starts the movement, and then another subbody fined the timing to enter into space by following the resonance method.

1. Similar-Similar
The first principle is to share Qualia and follows by similar Qualia in each channel. 
Just throw out your ego, then you can follow with another Subbody’s Qualia, with the same posture, same speed, same timing.
You can shift from very close distance to middle distance and far distance.
You can become cobody by sharing Qualia.
This is the basic principle of resonance.

2. Similar-Deferent
<Positioning>
Start from a similar position, and shift to different position, for example standing- standing resonance to 
standing-rolling resonance.
<Speed> 
Shift from resonance with same speed to different speed.
<Distance>
Start from resonance by close distance and shift to resonance 
by far distance.

3. Different-Similar
<Positioning>
Similar-Different/ Opposite to above. Shift from different position to similar position.
<Speed> 
The shift from resonance with different speed to the same speed.
<Distance>
Start from far distance and shift to close distance.

4. Different-Different
Resonance in completely different dimension.
Just show the variation of different Qualia from Subbody’s Qualia.
Resonance not by similarity but by difference.
Actually, our universe is full of difference and they are resonating in so rich ways.
Resonate in multi-dimensions each other.
When you got this resonance way, the concept of handicapped will be disappeared.
We can start co-creation of the new world which is full of Life

 

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Recovery of Resonativity of Life

 

"So!

We are cultivating the Resonativity (Resonance ability) beyond the boundaries!"

Suddenly I was aware of it.

"This must be what my Life wants to do most!"

To recover the Resonativity (resonance ability) of Life is one of the revolutions of Butoh.

Human is bound by Ego and Self, then we cannot resonate with all kinds of disability of Life. It is nothing but an unmetered stage of Life. We need to expand the concept of human from the child condition bound by the selfish ego to resonant Life.

Hijikata wrote in his memory,

 

"We humans have not yet touched parts per million of mythical and historical order, and unknown order of life on the way coming from now. "

 

It is written in Hijikata's "Sick Dancing Princess” infinite variations of resonance which Life is resonating with behind invisible world.

When we stop thinking, we can be aware of the Life in our darkness of body which is resonating with everything including disability, misery, happiness, and unhappiness on earth, because we are not only human but also One Life on the planet.

Let's take off the narrow bind of Human and become Life which has rich resonativity. It will take a long time, but, this long process is the only certain way to change the world.

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Resonance of Qualia and creativity of subconsciousness

 

When I was meditating at the veranda with receiving warm Autumn sunshine on my back,

I noticed a beautiful reflected shade of pool water ripples at the ceiling of the veranda.

I felt that it is similar to something and finally, I found it is so similar to the video of calcium wave in the brain.

Please see both of images.

I enjoyed it for many hours, and during then I noticed that the condition of swaying is the best condition for creativity.

Because when I made a strong wave in the pool water, the reflection shade disturbed by a busy wave, and the slow sway was disappeared.

It seemed the condition when the language brain was activated in our brain.

When we watch the shapes of brain wave as a curved line, we could not notice that they are resonating each other, but when we see it at the two-dimensional plane, we can find that each Qualia are resonating together clearly.

We can find that when we meditate and the brain calms down like as the water ripples, the resonance among Qualia which are reserved in each glial cell could resonate together in so versatile way.

I noticed that creativity must happen in this condition where so rich encounters among Qualia happened frequently in our brain.

But when the activity of language brain occurs, the rich encounters among Qualia are masked and we cannot notice them.

This is the reason why the subconsciousness has such richer creativity than consciousness.

 

Recovery of Resonativity of Life

 

"So!

We are cultivating the Resonativity (Resonance ability) beyond the boundaries!"

Suddenly I was aware of it.

"This must be what my Life wants to do most!"

To recover the Resonativity (resonance ability) of Life is one of the revolutions of Butoh.

Human is bound by Ego and Self, then we cannot resonate with all kinds of disability of Life. It is nothing but an unmetered stage of Life. We need to expand the concept of human from the child condition bound by the selfish ego to resonant Life.

Hijikata wrote in his memory,

 

"We humans have not yet touched parts per million of mythical and historical order, and unknown order of life on the way coming from now. "

 

It is written in Hijikata's "Sick Dancing Princess” infinite variations of resonance which Life is resonating with behind invisible world.

When we stop thinking, we can be aware of the Life in our darkness of body which is resonating with everything including disability, misery, happiness, and unhappiness on earth, because we are not only human but also One Life on the planet.

Let's take off the narrow bind of Human and become Life which has rich resonativity. It will take a long time, but, this long process is the only certain way to change the world.

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6. Deepening the Butoh

What is the deepening of Butoh?

When you continued researching in the darkness of the body by finding various tunnels of travel, and enter the creating process further, it is the timing to share what the real creation is to deepen farther from basic practice.

The deepening process is the following;

 

1. Infinite segmenting

In the basic conditioning and researching, we learned simple and gross Qualia; stone, ash, liquid, vapor, creature, animal, plant, human, humanoid, kugutsu, hidden body and so on. It has simple movement and transformation as the vibration, sway, wave, shock, collapse, die, and so on.

The advanced stage of it, we try to segment them into small parts and proceed it into the infinite level.

Segmenting of the body;

We segment a total body into various parts, and details. And each part of them we let resonate with diverse Qualia.

We try to control our body at the whole-body level, a part of it, and the detail. In each level, we try to resonate with various Qualia of behind worlds. Finally, until our body becomes a multi-resonating Chimera body where various parts and details transform into various being.

Segmenting of the eye;

Normal daily eye- rotten eye- a nest of the eye- compound eye, participating in the skin- Hidden skin=the third eye

Segmenting of nerve;

Daily sensing and moving nerve- nerve about each part of the body- nerve about the detail of parts- nerve about body fluid conditions- nerve about hidden memories of each part of cells

A segment of each channel;

Like the above, try to segment each channel; body feeling, movement, visual, audio, emotion, relationship, and world=self channel

 

2. Infinite Multi-layering

We have twelve kinds of conditioning methods. To mix each conditioning and develop it into multi-layered resonance is required for deepening.

Conditioning 0: Breathing,

1: Vibration,

2: Sway,

3: Three-dimensional Wave,

4: Proto body and Vaporized body conditioning,

5: five Hidden Qualia-hidden joints, hidden muscles, hidden cavities, hidden fluid, hidden skins,

6: Six sways- vibration, sway, wave, shock, collapse, and die

7: Seven Rhizoming: Bottom rhizoming, Top rhizoming, Behind rhizoming, Front rhizoming, Inner rhizoming, Outer rhizoming, and Time rhizoming

8: Eight channels: Body feeling, Movement, Visual, Audio, Emotion, Human relationship, World=Self, and Thinking channel

9: Segmenting conditioning

10: Twelve Meridians conditioning

11: Cobody conditioning- Resonance touch, Resonance Shiatsu and so on.

We can create various multiple resonances by mixing some of that conditioning and researching.

The daily body can open only one channel at the same time.

When we stop daily thinking, we can listen to the diverse Qualia which our Life resonates with multi-dimensional Qualia at the same moment.

By this multi-layering, we can get the BPD-W method of Hijikata which is able to control the four levels of the Body, Part, Detail and Behind World.

When the outer (=physical) Qualia and inner (=memorial) Qualia become one, it changes from mere movement to Butoh dance.

Through developing this multi-layering, we can transform into Multi-resonance Chimera body. Life is Chimera which resonates with diverse Qualia of multi-dimension at the same time. We can call it by another name; 'Calabi-Yau Resonance body' as the string of The String theory of physics has infinite resonance patterns.

 

3. Originating

Through the infinite segmenting and multi-layering, we travel deeper and deeper into our darkness of body. We pass through the first level of novel Qualia, via. the second level of finding deep Qualia and finally until we will encounter the necessary creation for living. The necessary dance has own unique Flower, Secret, and Mystery.

The Flower can bloom based on the own Secret and Mystery which even ourselves do not understand.

We need to deepen our subbody=cobody Butoh dance by repeating practice and polishing it. It grows up through many times performing in front of an audience. At the performance, we can get 'Resonance Riken (=distant) eyes' how to resonate with the world.

Through them, our creation becomes an open treasure of Life.

 

4. Return the creation of Life

The creation means to invent a novel resonance pattern of Qualia which does not exist yet.

If creation is a real creation, it belongs to neither Ego nor Self. Because the true creator is Life.

Life has already infinite Qualia through the four billion years of Life history. We receive all of them at each cell, and we try to find new resonance patterns of them by using them in the limited conditions.

We return our creation to the Life through performance or through midwifing which supports other's creation by giving workshops.

We return our finding of new resonance pattern of Qualia, and the treasure of Life Resonance pattern becomes a little bit richer. Even with using a disabled body or warped mentality, we can change it into a novel beauty. Then some of Life can be encouraged, "oh, we can live as a creator with this disabled body or twisted mind."

We will die as an individual being, but we return into the Life as our creation lives in the huge Life Tide.

This is the Butoh of Life.

Do you know why it is neither ego expression, nor self-expression?

Though, still many people are bound by the modern concept of Art.

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Dance the Kan Qualia with Saido Technique

 

Saido stand

Squeaky air
Stain on the wall infinitely
Blurred flowers wander

Locomotive passes through the inside of the body

Passing of the myriad gaze

A firm with remaining blurred

The face of the dried flower

People who are made ​​of dust

A dangerous person who seems to be collapsed

The dark bottle stands dangerous

A girl wrapped in the behind the darkness

Saido rise

Rising up with the darkness gradually

Generation and dismantling of the doll by soil

Saido Collapse

Wire in the body

The collapse of the beggar

Disappearing into the haze
Leaves fall in the cranium one by one

( See chapter 9 Butoh-fu “Kan Flower”)

 

Saido transformation

 

We transform into the huge Mystery of Life.

A novel technique to become the Mystery of Life was found. It is called Saido technique. We segment our body into thousands of fine fragments and each fragment transforms into different beings with fine Rokudo vibrations. Rokudo is Six movements of Vibration, Sway, Wave, Shock, Collapse and Die. We also segment the Rokudo into random fine fragments and pass them through each part of the body at random.

Until it is swaying between Non-dual and dual or between Life and Death. The whole body shape is changing into another shape with Saido vibrations. It is called as Saido Stand, Saido rise, Saido collapse and so on. Then our body stops to be a human body and transform into something unknown.

Saido technique is originally from Zeami who was a founder of Noh dance 600 years ago in Japan. He used it especially in the <Kyu> part of Jo-Ha-Kyu. It was the most important secret technique that transforms into something unknown between Death and Life. We ourselves transform into something unknown. And we co-create the whole process the world transforms into something unknown. The audience will be involved in your Butoh through the Life Resonance.

It would be the Butoh of Life that we orient for.

 

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Warped and Reverse warp

 

      The spontaneous response

Remember the spontaneous turn over in your sleep, from tiny twitch to big posture change. 
These are the natural somatic response to adjust your body from uncomfortable condition to a comfortable position. The cellular lives adjust themselves with changing their resonance pattern among cells of the whole body. 

 

      Being Warped

Imagine that each part of your body is a cubic shape, and one of them is warped by an unknown power, with a different direction, size, strength, speed, and rhythm. 

 

      Reverse warp

Amplify the warped transformation to the maximum; your life must response it with reverse warping against the warped transformation. Life response it always reverses warp. 

 

      Human walk to humanoid walk

Start a human walk which is the same shape with a normal daily walk but with minimum speed. A part of your body is warped slightly by unknown force with giving a subtle change in your human walk. Continue it with spreading to various part of your body. Sometimes your body may respond with natural reverse warp. Your body becomes a system error humanoid robot.
Your eyes become video camera eye, everything reflected on your eye but without resonance. 
Your nerves are stolen when you noticed it. Also, the eyes start system errors. You watch everything without resonance. 
It is not rare in the contemporary world; you can meet many humanoids on the street of the city. 
Polish your humanoid body day by day. The work will be connected with the question; "What is the contemporary world?”, "What makes people into humanoid without resonance?" 
Walk with your own humanoid walk toward the world. Your walk becomes a mirror of the contemporary world. 
Research the novelist sequence and combination for your life. 

 

      Weakened body

Sometimes the warped has developed beyond the limit of reverse warp. Your body has been fixed in the warped shape without

plasticity. This is the weakened body. Also, many bodies are

collapsed in the contemporary world by pollution, by job, war, and

so on. Hijikata collected these collapsed bodies as the teachers for

the weakened body to open universal resonance ability. To cultivate infinite resonativity (resonance ability) with handicapped people, diseased people, insane people, crime people, and dead people. We need to change the world which all people can live with resonance without elimination. Walk as a weakened body, warped body. Ask the people without words "Why did you lose your resonance ability with collapsed people and weakened people?"
Find your own weakened body, and invent the way to survive with the weakened body. 

 

      Create your own transition

Try this exercise among the various method of walking with creating variously warped and reverse warp; ash walk, nest walk, stone walk, mountain walk, puppet walk, human walk, humanoid walk, origin walk. Animal crawl, starfish roll, ameba roll, water body, vaporized body and so on. Invent your own warped transition or collapsed transformation among the various way of moving.
Become rhizome which can survive with changing into any kinds of the miserable body to ugly body. 
This is the essence of weakened body Butoh which can be called as "The Butoh of Life".

 


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Researching the necessity of your dance

Why do you dance?
Why do you need to create?
To research in it, the best way is to find your 10 problems and letting them devour you.

"I usually solve my problem, by letting them devour me." (Kafka)

This is the same way of "Bug's walk" of Hijikata. "Bugs walk" has many layers to deepen.
1. The first stage of Bugs walk is just dance as the text.
Bugs move you. Bugs ate up you. Bugs change the world.
2. The second stage of it is to put your own Qualia into "Bugs".
Your own Qualia moves you. Your own Qualia eat you. Your own Qualia change the world.
3. The third stage is to put your problems into "Bugs".
Find ten problems with you.
Your problems move you.
Your problems devour you.
Your problems change the world.
When a problem eats Life, Life always accepts it as a twisted Qualia, and response it with reversing the twist.
When your ten problems devour you, Life will try various <Reverse Twist>.
ten problems devour you, and Life does the <Reverse Twist>.
Dance all of them.
In that chaos, you must get a deep Qualia for your Life.
It will guide you to the very reason for your dance, and your necessity of the creation.




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Dance the Qualia that can’t resonate well

 

Dance your 10 issues

 

After the five desires walk, listen to your ten issues about your desires, habits, addictions, thinking tendency that you are bound by, and so on.

 

 

 

Saido Technique that dances between Life and death

 

Break down your body into the cell size

“Saido” means to break down your body into finest non-dual vibration to release from normal human expression. Some co-researchers are still caught in the emotional expression that is still overacting.
This is a habit, so the midwife must find the best timing and point it out somewhere. Overacting expressions are those of everyday life and are commonly used in the normal theater. It is not creation. Creation of Butoh is not repeating the daily body but invents a novel form that travels from Life to Life. By prohibiting exaggerated emotional expression as seen in theater and movies, for the first time the invention is inevitably pushed out.

Become the fine shivering body!
How do you devise a novel Butoh dance that changes to it?
One possibility is to break down the body dance into a fine size infinitely.
We inhabit all the human size expression, and by crushing finely into cell size, shivering and frightening, the possibility of Life Resonance transmitted from the Life to Life is born.
This "Fine shivering body" is one of the breakthroughs in < Kyu part> kept investigating in Zeami and Hijikata secretly in recent years.
There is hidden synchronicity among them. Also, I have met my necessity to inhibit aggressive expression. After long years of ferment, this cell's shivering technique is coming out. Let's try it on the possibility now. To transform it into only one secret in the world.
This is the conclusion of the investigation in that Zeami of the later years reached to prohibit Rikidou-style and focused on the Saidou-style that is the fine shivering. And my listening to my body has met the same invention. This is also synchronized with the change of Hijikata from the Ankoku butoh of his young age to the weakened body of later years. Behind this, there would be hidden a universal issue about the Beauty of Life Resonance Butoh.

Jo-Ha-kyu of vibration
We can integrate all vibration techniques like the following.
Jo: Ash body -very subtle vibrations
Ha: Clouding body -wear the Qualia cloud and the forgotten Qualia will moves you in the diverse sizes of vibration and swaying. 
Kyu: Fine shivering body -Break own your body into cell size, with rapid rhythm and increase the intensity. Become the fine and hard shivering body. Try to use this technique instead of the overacting movement. We can approach one more step toward the Butoh of Life.

“Saido” technique is from Zeami of Noh-dance. He used it at the most important Kyu part. Also, you can use it in the Kan Flower of Hijikata, especially for the Kyu transformation.




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Research the 5 Desires

We have 5 basic desires.

 

1. Resonance desire (tendency)

 

The most fundamental desire as Life is Resonance desire. Even Life of a cell has this tendency that pursues or wait for the best resonance pattern between Life and the environment. We can regard it as the basic tendency of Life. The cell has no sensing organ, only a cell’s skin, and cell fluid. The Resonance tendency is Non-dual Listen to Life of your hundred trillion cells how they resonate with various Qualia between cell’s Life and the environment; the gravity, the son, temperature, moisture, sound and the Life memories that are reserved in the cell as the inner Qualia. All other desires connect to this Resonance tendency. This is the most fundamental and non-dual tendency for Life.

 

 

 

 

 

2. Safety desire

 

Next three desires are the fundamental desires as the creature. Start Ash walk and at first listen to safe Qualia that is good Resonance with the world. After for a while listening to unsafe Qualia that you feel fear with the world. Like this in each desire try to listen to both of good Resonance Qualia and dissonance Qualia. Dance it by your spine response. The prototype fear, shivering and blockage might be hidden in your deepest hidden muscles.

 

3. Comfort  desire

 

With walking listen to Qualia that you feel comfortable, food, drink, breathe, and circumstances. And Imagine that they are disturbed and you feel uncomfortable. Research your own pattern of comfort and discomfort around your habits, addiction. And so on. Dance it by the response of your all Hidden Cavities; inner organs, the intestine, stomach, lung, heart, throat, mouth, nose, tongue and so on.

 

4. Connection desire

 

Connection desire includes sexual desire. But for the cell’s tendency, we can call it as the connection desire as a general term. What do you want to connect to? You will feel satisfied when you can connect to what you want to connect. What do you feel when you can’t connect to what you want to connect? You feel fluctuation and the desire will be twisted, broken, and transform to anger, hatred, jealousy and so on. Taste the both of good Resonance and Dissonance of connection desire. Dance it with the response of all layers of Hidden skin.

 

5. Individuation desire (Creation desire)

 

Individuation desire (Creation desire) is only human beings have it. It is a special desire, “I want to be a hundred percent myself.”, “I want to realize all potential creativity, originality, and resonativity (resonance ability) of Life.” It also grasps as the Creation desire. Listen to how did you become yourself? What is it that let you not yourself? Or, how did you fail to become yourself?

 




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Sen-Shin-Hitsu

How is it possible to find your true dance?
I have investigated how to guide students to get it for a long year, but, I could not find the best proper way until this year.
A night in the dream my subbody of "Infectious Fever “which I created ten years ago, told me "Lee, guide students into the same way to find me exactly ten years ago, it is necessary for everybody, not only for you.”
Ten years ago I have faced my ten problems which I have bound by for long years, and I dinged the tunnel to release from these problems one by one. I started to tackle the smallest problem.
The first problem was what I could not stand neutrally.
The second one is what I could not open transparent eyes without intention and tension.
The third one is what I could not escape from the superego which continued to direct me from the above sky.
I invented each movement to release from these ten problems.
It became my first subbody solo of "
Infectious Fever". 
But, until recently I regarded that it was only my special case because it was so hard to process. I couldn't guide the others that hard process. But now I recognize that it is really worth to face one's binds and problems for everybody to meet one's true dance which is necessary for life.
I organized the safe process of "Sen-Shin-Hitsu" with using 
resonance touch and shiatsu method for awaking the proto vitality which is able to heal by oneself and "Edge work" to overcome the uncomfortable crisis of encountering the edge...
Now finally I find the method how to research in the darkness of
the body.
I named it "Sen-Shin-Hitsu" method.

"Sen" is the first step of researching subbodies.
"Sen" means "Novel!", "New!", "Fresh!”, “Interesting!", and "Precious!"


When you calm down daily body/mind and listen in the darkness of body with moving our hidden joints, hidden cavities, and hidden skin in various ways, if you meet a novel body feeling, just follow, amplify it until the limit. You can create your "Sen" subbodies. 

The second stage is "Shin"
"Shin" means "Deep!"


When you find a curious movement for your Life if you feel "I don't know the reason why, but I could feel something connected to my depth", this is the sub-signal of "Shin" from your Life.
Our inner Qualia are resonating each other beyond the time and space in our darkness of body. The new Qualia which you meet today may resonate with the experience of child age, maybe dream of fetus age, or deeper life memory which is folded in your cells. The constellation of the inner Qualia is resonating together in multi-dimension.
It may connect to some "Shadow" which Jung found as an inferior character, "Not-me" which Sullivan found which was disappeared character in infant age through being ignored by parents, "Trauma" which you have forgotten, and "Dissociated character" which your ego has cut away.
They can become your "Hidden subbodies”. Sometimes it may connect to deeper life tendencies which were folded in your cells as life memories. They can become your "Proto subbodies".
If you find the "Deep!" sub-signal, you will encounter many edges which give you unknown uncomfortable body feeling. We need to learn Shiatsu technique for overcoming these unknown difficulties on the edge and get the proto vitality which can cure and heal by oneself.
We need to proceed slowly and slowly with listening to the time of life.

The third step is "Hitsu"
"Hitsu" means "Necessity!"

When most of the students seem ready to proceed to the next stage, we will begin deepest researching to find the necessity of movement for life. We have to face one's own problems and bind which bound us until today. It will be so hard inner struggle, but it is worth to do for finding the new way to live with being released from these unnecessary binds.
Accentually all of the binds are not necessary for life. But our ego and self don't know how to escape from these unnecessary binds...
The real creation is the always "Reverse twist" of our lives which try to turn ourselves to the opposite direction which our lives are twisted, pressed, and warped. 
You don't need to force yourself against the deepest problem in the first step. We have so many binds which are folded in our darkness of body. You should start to tackle the easier problems which you can overcome with small effort; you will do the reverse twist and reframe your constellation from those binds. To live subbody is to continue this infinite process one step by one step with spiral deepening.
Subbody Butoh is to continue the investigation in the necessity of dance of Life.
The important thing is the tempo. The too-early process must break you by the too strong pressure of edges.
The midwife of subbody has to listen in the time of life of students carefully with throwing away the self. To become the midwife of subbody is the hard training to abandon one's self. It will be the hardest way of life, but it is the most worth to live.

 




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Active imagination and Subbody=Cobody

 

In the previous column, I mentioned the relationship between "Sick Dancing Princess" of Hijikata and Jung's active imagination. I'll keep organizing the relationship between Subbody method and active imagination today.

Active imagination was discovered by Jung to integrate the consciousness and the subconscious through meditation. And also, classical oriental meditation has the same method. It is one of the universal methods to integrate the whole self. I also learned a lot from them.

 

Channel method

All kinds of mind and body methods can be divided by the difference of the channel to use. The comprehensive list of the channels is below. I learned the concept of the channel from Arnold Mindell.

 

 

In the extrovert channels, the Life of our cells is resonating mainly with present physical Qualia here and now. We call it outer Qualia.

And in the introvert channels, the inner Qualia which are stored in the cell as the Life memory is used as the main. In the meditation, we stop the extrovert channel and listen to the Qualia of the introvert channel. Normally the extrovert movement channel is inhibited to open.

Hypnotherapy is a similar process as above, following the suggestions by a hypnotist, and then we can contact the Qualia of infant age and so on beyond time and space.

Self-hypnosis is also to open introvert channels alone without hypnosis’s suggestion. Also, it doesn't open the extrovert movement channel, human-relationship channel and so on.

The dream is similar; the movement channel has subsided during the sleep and opens the introvert visual channel to become the main channel. Sometimes it opens the other introvert channels.

Floyd's dream analysis is to interpret the dream by the thinking channel with using language.

Mindell's dreaming body method is trying to understand by focusing on the integrity of the visual channel of dreams and body feeling channel.

A Jungian active imagination is to open introvert channels through a meditative state, following the imaginary Qualia stream freely, and fix it by language as a fantastic narrative.

Drawing active imagination is to be replaced by the visual channel instead of the language as the slideshow above.

All of these are useful therapy to explore the resonance between the conscious and the subconscious, to rebuild a good relationship between them.

Jung used it for individuation to integrate consciousness and subconscious as the whole self.

Subbody method has some differences from them. One of them is to open all channels except thinking channel. We open body feeling, movement, visual, audio, emotion, human relationship, and self-=world channels and integrate all of them to create a subbody Butoh dance. It is a unique characteristic of the subbody method. Listening to the all inner Qualia of every introvert channel and convert them to the outer Qualia of the extrovert channel, then it appears like the actual movement of the body.

One more important characteristic is opening cobody channel.

The subbody=cobody method is to enter the deeper realm of the darkness of the body. In the deep layers of it, subbody and cobody are not separated, they are muddled as oneness in the non-dual realm.

Of course, our daily body must encounter extreme hard edge Qualia in that realm. The biggest archetype of Ego and Self-resistance against the non-dual Qualia is fear. Through the struggle to overcome the edges, we can release from the biggest modern illusion of Ego and Self which binds us strongly.

In the creation of Subbody=cobody Butoh, it will be able to integrate the whole of the consciousness, subconscious, collective unconscious, and body as oneness. Subbody=cobody method is not limited to only creation, healing, and mind-body therapy, it is a survival method to re-edit our daily life by opening infinite creativity of Life. Because the Subbody=cobody method opens all channels, we can understand the exact difference of other methods which open only limited channels. Hijikata oriented to enter the non-dual realm of the darkness of the body. He wrote down in his notebook.

 

"To enter the realm of undifferentiation of Self and Others. It has another relationship of hidden logic different from daily relationship."

"Through only it, we can overcome the modern concept of self-expression or ego-expression, and we can create the Butoh which is called the designation of Life."

 

In the center of the figure above, there is a realm of non-dual Qualia. There is no separation of channels, and the border between self and others inside and outside disappears. This is the realm which we must enter to create the Butoh of Life.




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Dream body

 

Consensus Reality of the daily Human, and Reality of Life Resonance Qualia

Dream body, subbody, and cobody are brother-sister. Both are generated in the darkness of body which is resonating in the non-dual and multi-dimensional realm of Life. The difference is only one. Dream body doesn't open movement channel, subbody and cobody open all channels. Especially, in the proto dream where we cannot forget or repeat dreaming many times, a big hint to find a secret tunnel toward where each one’s own Abyss is hidden. We started to share all proto dream worlds by entering with subbody and cobody into each proto dream world.




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"Becoming"

 

"Becoming" is the most essential method of Butoh.

We become all things in nature, or in the Universe and everything in the imaginary world. "Becoming", it is not like a performance in the theater where a human plays a certain role and personality.

If we do not take off the belief that I am a "human", "Becoming" is not possible. Become a child, become a woman (man), and become an animal. Become a stone, become a smoke bug, and become a shady thing. Become a swarm of bees, mole's whole, stuffed spring.

Become dismal air, garbage disposal space, the dream of a stranger.

Pass through your blood into all becoming. Carry density, reduce by X and regenerate, jump wild freely. It's the Butoh of Life.

 

Passive body

Qualia of to be moved is one of the deepest Qualia for Life, just like as Qualia of unable to move.

Because our origin of Life was born four billion years before it could not move at all in the first period.

Life was moved by another power; gravity, wave, wind earthquake, thunder, storm, and so on for a long time.

Then in our Life memory, so many kinds of Qualia to be moved and unable to move is folded.

Our consciousness forgets them but our Life remember them, they are recorded in our genome, and then all of us can share them.

To be moved at hundred points of the body.

Similar as hundred tandem three dimensions practice, from sacrum to head, at all hundred tandems of body, try to be moved by another being toward the random directions, with different timing, to different directions, by different strength and speed.

Forget that you are human.

Throw away the concept that you are the subject.

You become just a passive body.

Not you but another being moving your body.

You become just medium which is possessed by strength, by other spirits.

This practice is an important process for becoming possessed body.

Butoh is not the self-expression at all.

You do not dance by yourself, but someone moves your body.

Another being that comes from an unknown dimension possesses your body and mind.

This is the different point from the western dance concept which is bound by the modern concept that dance is self-expression by using body.

They believe that I can possess my body and can control it.

It is the misunderstanding about Life and body.

They don't know about subconscious at all.

Also, most of Butoh dancers are bound by the concept of self-expression.

Real Butoh is the art for living in a completely different multi-dimensional world released from the narrow concept of modern human.

 

 

 

 

Become single-celled creature

Start from becoming single-cell medimotion.


1. Swaying medimotion
Rotate your pelvis. Find the most comfortable speed and size.


2. Inner breathing
Send fresh air to all cells. Listen to the subtle change of cells feel.


3. Remember the fetus dream
when we are a fetus in the mother’s womb, we did not know that we are a human. We are just floating in the amniotic fluid for ten months.
Our consciousness forgets this age at all. But our subconscious remembers this age's body feeling. When we got the most comfortable sway in the swaying medimotion, everybody feels special comfort.
This swaying comfort is an imprint from swaying in fetus age. We might have various dreams as a creature except for human.

 

4. Remember the single-cell age
our individual life started when our mother's egg cell met the father's sperm. We were just a small single cell.

5. Upstream to the origin Life
Go upstream more. Imagine our life repeated the single-cell form and multi-cell form for long years. Imagine that we were the original cell which was born on this planet for the first time at four billion years ago.


6. Qualia by the resonance between origin Life and the
Universe
Imagine what Qualia the original life felt about the environment.
Even a single cell could feel the Qualia of gravity, sunshine, air, wind, wave, and taste of a molecule of food.


7. Move as a single-cell
ed creature
Find the most primitive movement as a single-cell creature.
Ask to your life "what do you want to do?"


8. Find subbody movement
As a single-cell creature, find a most primitive movement. Short movement is OK. Just a simple movement for a minute. We shared each subbody movement together in the subbody theater at the end of class.




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Dance your Whole Self and Whole Life

 

Dance the most impressive Qualia of resonance or dissonance of five desires. Start from Listening to Non-dual Resonance desire. The subtle sway between good resonance and dissonance will connect to the subtle sway of other desires. Dance all of them with using the Jumping wild and Carrying density techniques. Through this research, you can travel your Whole Self and Whole Life.

 

Individuation and <Becoming Life>

 

Psychologist C.G.Jung and philosopher Gille Deleuze, whom I learned a lot, put <individuation> as a human goal. <Individuation> means realizing 100% of Self potential. <Individuation> is a precious goal. However, the present age that the destruction of Life and Earth has advanced to its limit, that's not enough. Not only becoming Self but <To become Life> is what the most important matters. What comes after the “human death” predicted by Michel Foucault is <Becoming Life>. If there is something in this book that I can add to the achievement of my teachers, it will be <Becoming Life>. Only that can open up our brilliant Future.

 

 

Before the differentiation between self and others

 

Opening the relationship channel of Life. Sink into the fetus world when we didn't know that we are human. When we were fetuses, we were not divided into self and others. Fetus and womb were oneness.
There was the origin of the relationship before we were divided into self and others.
We are from there, though our self-consciousness has forgotten it all.
Because the self-consciousness had to deny the oneness world to become self-consciousness. But our subconscious body can remember the oneness world. Our subconscious bodies prefer to contact with other body and melt into oneness. We have the proto-tendency to return to the original world where self and others were not divided yet. Of course, our consciousness and ego don't think so, because they have forgotten it at all.
Our ego and self-consciousness are bound by so many misunderstandings, and the self-consciousness which is based on a sense of the divide between self and others is the typical one. 
Because self-consciousness has to deny the sense of oneness to establish a sense of divide. Consciousness cannot accept any ambiguous. 
The self-consciousness which believes that it exists by oneself is the biggest illusion for human. We take off the illusion of self-consciousness. Then it is able to taste the Qualia of oneness when we were fetus or another creature. All Qualia which life has experienced are reserved in our cells as Life memories.

Open the proto sense of Life
When we were an embryo or fetus, we did not know that we are human. We didn't have thought, we cannot have seen, because we didn't have eyes and brain. We had only body fluid and skin of the cell. Through the skin, we felt everything; we did resonate with the world. This is the proto sense. We need to open this for sinking into the deeper realm of the darkness of body. We can enter this world through cobody (=group) process. Cobody is connected with the corrective unconscious body. It is deeper than the individual subconscious body (=subbody). 
Today, we started from resonance touch, shiatsu, and group contact with rotten eyes. We become embryo and fetus in the womb together. In these conditions, the body feeling was the main channel without visual, audio, smell, taste channels. All senses were oneness as an integrated proto sense. With opening this proto sense, we did group research with contacting together with rotten eyes. We become a human mountain, a human ocean, and a human couch. We did creation and sharing together as a cobody=subbody. 
This cobody process is closer to the non-dual and multi-dimensional realm of life than the subbody process. I noticed that this is the very entrance of "the Butoh of life" which Hijikata has researched in his last stage. We may reach the entrance of the tunnel of Butoh of life. It took ten years investigation for me in Himalaya. 

 

Open the hidden nerves
One of the most important hidden sense is the imaginary tale. 
Now we don't have a tale, but we have the nerve for tale still. The nerve is forgotten for the daily body. But we can open the hidden nerve of a tale. It is connected with other hidden worlds; underground, heaven, behind, past, dead world, archetypes world, proto dream, forgotten memories.
The "Hip shijun" which is one of the important choreographs for women group of Hijikata Butoh is also connected with the hidden nerve of the tale. The old ladies in the ancient community are moved by the resonance with other worlds where the ancestors are living. To talk with them is "Hip shijun" It is hard to understand if you keep modern thinking way. We need to learn to throw away our thinking habit by words. To be moved by following invisible tale is one of the ways to release from the daily human body.

 



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 Kazuo Ohno mother

 

Regression to Fetus world

 

At the request of a student, we tried the Regression to the Fetus world work after a long absence.

It is where one person becomes a center fetus, and the others cover it as a womb and share the experiences in the womb before and after the delivery of the baby.

It is something that experiences four of the worlds before and after the Delivery that was found by Stanislav Grof.

 

BPM: Ocean ecstasy

 

BPM: Expulsion over from paradise

A sudden change of the world, No exit

 

BPM Conflict of Death and Regeneration

Violence and Biological anger, Volcanic ecstasy

 

BPM Experiences between Death and Rebirth

Deep journey in the Abyss, Cosmic sense of Unity, Mystery of Ego and Universe, Enlightenment

 

(BMP="basic perinatal matrices")

 

Big events after the birth, are tied with any of the four phases above and are amplified by the resonance of Qualia.

All Qualia resonate with each other beyond time and space, between outer Qualia of physical experience that is happening nowhere, and inner Qualia that are stored in the cells as the Life memory of 4 billion years and all Qualia of the fetus.

We experienced all Qualia of Life history condensed in ten months, and the four phases of inner Qualia before and after delivery that Grof found.

The danger of this work is, we cannot predict when and how the resonant amplification would occur.

We need preparation with great care, if anything might happen, everyone must face it as their own issue and solve it together as One Life.

Fortunately, it has been built among this year's students.

Not only to experience this work, through it, but we are also sharing the issue to be transparent which we see all phenomenon as the Life Resonance of Qualia.

This is the first achievement in the history of the ten plus years of Subbody School.

 

Squeaky Air

 

Hijikata wife, Akiko Motofuji wrote,

“One-day Hijikata asked me in the bed “What is Squeaky body?”

Hijikata seemed to consist to the “Squeaky Qualia” form long year.

Actually this “Squeaky Qualia” connect to our first Traumatic Qualia that everybody has experienced and forgotten. When we were a fetus in the mother’s womb the first ten months it was very comfortable, warm and free… the fetus might hope to continue forever. But it’s not forever, after ten months the womb started shrinking. “Stop it, stop it!

I don’t want it”, the fetus might feel so, but never stopped, Fetus sought the exit, but no exit was found; Fetus became panic and got angry as a creature. “If you kill me, I will destroy this world!” Fetus desperately searched the exit and finally found the vagina at the bottom of the womb. Fetus pushed his head into the small hole and twisted his

body. It was the deepest experience between death and Life without breathing and blood occupy for several minutes. Fetus struggled with it, and finally came out! “Ogyaaa!” Congratulation! It’s your birth. We don’t have a memory about it, because during the delivery process. Inner morphine, beta-endorphin has spread from brain to whole body and we forgot everything, pain, stress panic… But, cell’s Life remembers it, then when we meet a similar experience the first traumatic Qualia resonate double. Then it becomes panic. Hijikata had researched this deep mystery of the “Squeaky air” Qualia for long years and crystallized it in this butoh-fu. (See chapter 9 Butoh-fu)



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Chaos to give birth to a dancing star

 

On Facebook, I have met again the fateful words that led me to become my Life after decades.

 

"You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star."

-Friedrich Nietzsche

 

When I was 16 years old, I read this in the library of the high school. And into the coming decades, like eternal recurrence, these words had continued to echo in the darkness of my body. I continued to cherish the unknown chaos of the darkness of the body carefully and kept listening to it.

At last, when I was 45-years-old, the dancing star got to dance and jump out of the body. And I have continued listening to the chaos of the darkness of the body, as the most important thing. When I was young, I could just notice it as "chaos", but now; it has become a little transparent as the following:

 

"Non-dual and multi-dimensional Life Resonance"

Though it is still deep numinous Abyss even now, I can understand the reason why it is so hard to recognize certainly.

Because Life and Qualia is not a substance, but it is Resonance. My work as a midwife in the subbody school is to support students to be aware of the abyss of the chaos in the darkness of the body. We call the chaos also "discombobulating" which has neither clear direction nor orientation. I hope every student to get a way of life which continues to listen to the infinite chaos. I believe that it is the infinite treasure house of the infinite creativity and originality of Life. We encounter fateful words that we never forget and it continues to lead us to our destiny.


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9. The Warped Qualia

One day, Hijikata Tatsumi said to his wife, "I wonder what the warped body is?" (Akiko Motofuji, Hijikata's wife in her book The memories of Hijikata Tatsumi.)

              He used to make the sound at his various joints in the bed at night often. Butoh dancer digs various tunnels in the body for twenty-four hours.
Hijikata grew up in the Akita prefecture where is placed at the northern edge of Japan. They have their own deep culture based on animism traditional which has a big difference against modern western culture in Tokyo, Japan.
Hijikata felt deeply warped Qualia in his body between his natural body from Akita and modern Tokyo where he moved in his twenties. For me, the warped Qualia are the most important for creation. Almost all of my butoh pieces started from the warped Qualia.
              I investigated them for long years. I moved from the countryside of Japan; Wakayama to big city Osaka, too. I felt a big gap against a modern city life in Osaka. I could imagine the depth of warped Qualia for Hijikata because the gap might be extremely bigger than my case. Warped Qualia happen between different cultures, customs, but not only that. 

 

What are the warped Qualia?

Warped Qualia have so many variations in the multi-dimension; pressed, twisted, frozen, shrunken, rotten, decayed, blocked, collapsed, weakened, surprised, attacked by unknown uncomfortable feelings, strange emotion, itchy, afraid, something wrong, a momentary subtle feeling, and so on. I cannot explain them generally. But I can say a thing about them. 

Warped Qualia happen between life and the world. It is a necessity for life. 
Warp means a necessary change by an unknown stimulus that life did not know yet how to resonate with it. The change might lead to death. But life had to decide to do or not to do at the risk of life. The change by the warped Qualia was on the risk between life and death.

Warped Qualia, edge Qualia, and the proto dream
I found the hidden connection among warped Qualia, edge Qualia, and the proto dream. They are connected in the deep non-dual realm as oneness as the necessary creation for life. They are the most important experiences for surviving. 
The deepest warped Qualia appear as the proto dream which has become an unforgettable dream in our life, sometimes it repeats many times. When Life receives an important warped quale, life creates a deep impressive dream to remember it. Then a deep secret and mystery is folded in our proto dream and warped Qualia. There may be a key for who am I?  Or where is your uniqueness from? 

Hijikata investigated in the warped Qualia through the life. He finally digs out the deepest warped Qualia as his last butoh dance: A girl. The dead sister was one of the deepest warped Qualia for him. Why his favorite sister had to leave from home when he was a child and had to sell her body in a foreign city. It was an unsolved mystery for him in his childhood. He investigated it throughout his life. And finally, he could succeed in reverse the warped qualities of the creation of the butoh.


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Doushin Butoh Experience: One Day Butoh Workshop with Gadu Doushin

 

*** In compliance with CDC guidelines regarding coronavirus prevention, we are continuing our Doushin Butoh Experience on Zoom. ***

 

This one day Butoh workshop is for those want a first-time experience of Doushin Butoh. 

The essence of Doushin Butoh is “resonance,” that is experience beyond idea or concept that can only be felt. In this class, the students are guided in simple repetitive movements that we call “conditioning.” As students you will be guided into a movement meditation and experience the connection between your body, mind and the universe.
 

 This workshop requires no previous dance experience.  Anyone who would like to explore his or her hidden creative potentials is welcome! 

When:  Tuesday, April 20th, 12:30 - 2:00pm          


Where:  Zoom (You will receive login information after you register)

Tuition:  $20

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13. Expansion of Human concept

 

Hijikata made some "Practice Butoh score" for the workshops to raise a butoh dancer of next-generation in his later years. It is his Will to the next dancers that "A size walk" and "Bugs walk" told us.

Become a small cell's Life and let the body follow the demands of "A size walk" carefully. Here it is not a body that belongs to the physical world, but it is requested to become a body that resonates with another dimension, different worlds behind the daily world. Every element of the Kugutsu (puppet) body was included that we have been exploring.

The revolution that Hijikata tried to do was to greatly expand the concept of human of the contemporary age. The world image of future human beings = self-image is included here.

 

             

              "A size walk"

 

 

1. Walk while keeping a size

2. Transition instead of walking between heaven and earth

3.  Become the grass ball eyes and put the third eye on your forehead

4.  The reflecting speed is faster than the viewing speed

5. Razorblade on the sole of the foot

6. A water vase on the head

7. Joints are hanging by the spider thread

8. The wish to walk is preceded and the shape catches up afterward

9. Traces of walking are hanging both forward and backward

10. Become the grass ball eyes and put the third eye on your forehead

11. Razorblade on the sole of the foot

12. A water vase on the head

13. Forest at the back tooth and spiders thread in the cavity of the body

14. Eyes already stop looking and feet will stop walking. Your being itself will become walking eyes, walking feet

15 Steps demand the discontinuity of walking and urge the spread of space

 

A short explanation

1. Walk while keeping a size

It is the Kugutsu (puppet) body itself because it does not have the flexibility of changing size.

2. You do not walk like a human being. You shift your body with the world behind, the heavenly world, the boundary of the earth, along with the different world of the darkness of body. Carry the Kugutsu (puppet) body which mediates this world and the other world.

3. Reduce your daily watching eyes and become the glass ball eyes of Kugutsu or Shisha.

And the other eye on the foreheads is similar to the traditional the third eye which is able to see everything transparently. Hijikata had deepened the third eye into the skin eyes that all the skin cells become into the eyes and ears; he called it <participation into the skin>.

7. The fact that a joint is hung with a spider thread is to become a puppet moved by some other power of a different world. In "Quiet House", it's called "The Red God". It resonates with other worlds through the motion of each single spider thread.

8. You do not walk with your own will; the wish to walk is away from the body. In an attempt to regain the missing soul, desperately trying to pursue that hard desire. Struggles in the impossibility to restore the integrity with the soul.

9. From here I will enter a different world. It has not belonged to the space-time of this world already. Beyond time, traces that walked in the past forward and backward are hanging. This is exactly the non-dual world to which Qualia of Life Resonance belongs.

10. Forest of the back teeth. Forests and nests are the special terms of Hijikata, the symbol of dark mysteries and secrets where unknown Qualia is entangling. The forest is the original forest that remains only in the mountains Tohoku or islands that almost of them have already been lost. Infinite Life and death fold in many-layered beyond time and space. Feel the deep mystery and unknown secrets of them. The cavity of the body resonates with the unknown world through the thread of the spiders as well.

11. Space-time is not as continuous as the daily world. Walking through a multitude of contiguous multi-dimensional contradictions where infinite space-time is interrupted. You do not know what will happen, cannot predict what your body transform into. You will experience everything as a "Shisha" as its infinite resonance transforming body.

This is the condition of the world image = self image for Butoh left by Hijikata. Why do we have to show such things to people who live in modern times?

 

The world =self image wearing overlapped different worlds

              If your image of the world is this consensus reality of four-dimensional space-time. Your self is a daily body. You do not notice what your body deviates away from Life and tapped into such miserable narrow prison.

If your world image is in sympathy with a different world from this world, you spread beyond the boundaries of contemporary human beings in different dimensions. The world image and self-image are integrated. There is no such thing as a world image and a separated self-image (identity).

              However, many Western thought and psychologists and scientists deal with it as if there is an independent identity from the world image.

In fact, it is unconsciously imprisoned into the common illusion of this contemporary world.

It was long ago that Heidegger raised the concept of "existence in the world" a long time ago. I also received suggestions from him about the idea of ​​my world = self-image. However, he did not consider the multi-dimensional world of the Life Qualia that mankind has resonated with myriad other worlds of Animistic worldview for tens of thousands of years.

              The fact that the definition of Life of modern biologists is only captured by material processes also indicates that biologists dissociate the non-material processes of Life. They could not integrate both, and still now no consideration about it, because they dissociate the real hard problem unconsciously and get fake happiness.

Even though anyone thinks that Life is not only related to the material dimension but, they ignore it because it is not a territory of science. They trap themselves in a narrow modern human intelligence.

Intelligence in any field will not attempt to capture the truth of non-dual and multi-dimensional Resonance of Life.

              It is the modern world trick that everybody is caught, self-isolated from the world, human dissociates the Life, knowledge forgets the long human history, and consciousness ignores the subconscious. Nobody attempts the integration at all. Segmented common fantasies, it is the contemporary world we live.

 

What Hijikata tried desperately

              Hijikata who was oriented towards Butoh of Life was aware of that. That's why he tried to show the true appearance of Life by becoming a swaying being among the different worlds of Life and death.To become Shisha wearing the various other worlds including death.

              Epidermal cells of our skin, the first secret membrane, are also dead cells. We are dying and dead, being alive and being alive. Nothing is as familiar as death to Life. Most of the entire Universe is the world of death. It is the reality of Life that is trembling always at the border of Life and death.

However, we forgot that long forgotten the awe of the unknown worlds. bound by the common illusion as if only a modern human being exists.

Moreover, from modern society, dead people, sick people, crazy people, disabled people, criminals are isolated to hospitals outside the society and prisoners, and only healthy people are allowed to exist in society.

              The thought that only a healthy person dominates the world and can change it as you want is prevalent in this world. In the ancient Greek world that was supported by slavery, citizens who eliminated slavery alone conceived the world = human figure, and it was aimed at governance by only that "narrow citizen = human".It is an illusion of democracy.

              The co-fantasy of that democratic state is still reigning as the best co-fantasy. Human element form that "human = material world view = democratic state" became a triple is dominating the world. They alienate the infinite creativity of life from modern humans. They will not be released from these narrow frameworks unless they overwhelm the modern co-fantasy structure of this Trinity from the ground.

              Hijikata tried to greatly extend the human concept through the butoh of Life. He tried to get back the infinite transformation ability that the modern man lost away.

 

"We abandon all human conditions.

Please do not mistake this. "

"Human beings have not touched one-millionth of the unknown order that will come yet."

 

Nevertheless, until when will you endure suffocating on this narrow fantastic prison? It is that question that Butoh dancer asks to the present age.



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Beginning Doushin Butoh Workshop

 

*** In compliance with CDC guidelines regarding coronavirus prevention, we are continuing our Beginning Doushin Butoh Workshop on Zoom. ***

 

Beginning Doushin Butoh Workshop is designed as a pre-requisite for Doushin Butoh Workshop in order to learn the basic physical methods of Subbody Butoh Method and basic meditation techniques of Spring Forest Qigong. ​​​​​​​​​

This workshop will focus on the essential aspects of Doushin Butoh:

·  Quiet down the daily consciousness and listen to the subtle body signals

·  Go beyond our physical, psychological and social bounds in order to create movements that are novel and unique to the individual body

·  Resonate with other bodies

·  Go into meditative state using Spring Forest Qigong techniques 

Doushin Butoh Workshop is a group process and this workshop requires no previous dance experience.  Anyone who would like to explore his or her hidden creative potentials is welcome! 

When:  Thursdays 6:30 - 8:00pm          


2021 Schedule (dates are subject to change)

Spring Term: 
4/1, 4/8, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27

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Dear Friends

Due to the inereasing of coronavirus. We have to give up to open Butoh school for a while. We will inform you when we are able to resume. Until then, please read the “Practice guide of Butoh Revolution” and study by yourself.

 

Subbody Resonance Butoh Course

 

When: [Spring semester] 8th March - 28th May,2021

[Summer semester] 7th June ? 28th August,

[Autumn semester] 6th September ? 26th November

[Winter semester] 6th December ? 25th February 2022

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