The Ten bodies


Resonance body
Resonance bodies (2005-2010)

2 October. 2010

Resonance body

The deepest beauty appears in the resonance of life.
Sometimes, we have experienced that unexpected so beautuful resonance happens among our life.
We don't know what happens, but we notice that our life is deeply moved by it.
I cannot explain what is the resonance body well.
The subbody is the subconscious body, and cobody is resonating subbody, this is the normal explanation about subbody and cobody.
I have reserched subbody and cobody for long years, but acctually the relationship between subbody and cobody is a deep mystery and unsolved secret for me.
I cannot explain the relationship with normal logical word. Because it is beyond logic at all.
Why subbody transforms from subbody to cobody suddenly?
At that moment, the border between the individual and the group disappears.
What is that?
And at the moment our life was moved deeply.
Recently I got an awaerness that the beauty must connect to the life resonance at the unknown dimension.
It is unknown mystery that's why I research it.
Always I am waiting for the beautifull moment when the unexpected resonance happens.
Hope to join in this research together with us.
This is sure that it is worth to research for life long.

14 May, 2010

Multi resonance body

When we could take off our ego and self, it becomes able to listen in the subtle life resonance. Life is resonating with multi dimensional qualia at the same time. This is the biggest different point between the consciousness and life.

The consciousness can do only one thing at the same time, thinking, feeling, imaging, talking and so on.

But, life is resonating with gravity, light, sound, air, wind, weather, and inner memories or dreams about them, at the same time. The life of cell has so deep memories which was reserved during the four billion years. But the consciousness doesn't notice it.  

Then we need to stop our consciousness and listen in the life.

19 August, 2010

Dancers can create a world by resonance

In the second week of August intensive cource, we learn Hijikata's Bugs walk.

Dancers can create a world together flexibly with resonance.
It is excredible wonderful thing, no other genle art can do like this.
Subbody butoh dancers are pioneer for how to create an Utopia by life resonance. Our experiment of co-creation a world will be resorce for future system of new human society.
My work is to bring up students to super creators same as Hijikata.

9 July, 2010

A miracle of life resonance

Subbody and cobody started subtle ife resonance at the subbody-cobody theater of the last week of the first semester.
There are no subject and no object in the resonance.
It just happens transparently as a oneness of resonance among subbody
and cobody. When dancers can stop ego and self on the stage, it happens.
This is the miracle what I wanted to see for long years.
To become oneness is the most important thing for theater. If each dancer could show excelent technique, but the stage could not become oneness, the theater is just cold.
Before, yes, sometimes the theater crystalized into oneness, as Hijikata's butoh theater. But it was depended on an excelent choreograper's irection and control ability. Without a special choreographer by only life resonance among dancers has happened. It is the first time for me to see. Even though it is just the very beginning of them, like as an embryo.
I live to meet it for long years.

24 July, 2010

Resocracy: a method for co-creating a world

Now we get a method to co-create a world through only life resonance, without any force, control, argument, and direction, though it is only the biginning.
We call it "Resocracy".

In the summer intensive workshop, we concentrate on the life resonance.
Everyday we start from breath of life, and feel our lives are resonating with multi-dimansional qualia, gravity, levity, temperature, moisture, air pressure, sound, light, and so on.
Not only these physical qualia, life resonates with inner qualia; memories, dreams, imaginations, illusions, and so on at the same time.
We need to stop rough daily mind and body, becouse these inner qualia are so subtler than physical qualia.
When we become subbody mode, we can feel the subtle resonance.
We continued it for these two weeks, with listening in the darkeness of body, catching subtle signal, and following it, amplifing it to each subbody movement.
And free resonance between each other's creation.

This third week, we entered the next stage to co-create each world of subbody together thorugh life resonance. We have almost found the method, as the following;

1. Getting the conditioning method

The conditioning is the essence of subbody method. We continue it everyday in different ways. Then students can get the way of them.
Conditioning has some stages; the first stage is to release from dayly conditions. Breathing, swaying, vibrating conditioning are the this stage.

2. Becoming

The second stage is to open resonativity to various qualia; gravity, levity, warmth, coldness, fluidity, solidity, vaporing and so on. They are to become everything; gas, stone, liquid, creature, hidden characters, archetypes, and so on.

3. Finding own qualia

Each student meets various qualia in the dakness of body. When one follows it, one can become something. Through these self reserch, each sudent get own unique qaualia.

4. Sharing each own qualia by conditioning

Next stage is sharing each unique qualia by each conditioning.
This week students found each own qualia as the following;
-Volucanic stone ember
-Flower without baby
-Iniversal spiral
-Salted snail
-Unstable land
-Slime mucus
-Exploring release
-Heavy snow lion

Each student invented own conditioning way to share these qualia, and guided other students. When students get these qualia as a group, we can create a specific world by cobody movement.

5. Finding best combnation between subbdoy and cobody through resonance

This week we practiced these experiments. We asked each life, "What world do you want to dance in?". "which relationship with the world do you want to dance?"
Our life has each unique experiece with or against world., as a pressure, bind, strict, struggle, trauma, and so on. If we find own dance with or against a world, it must be necessary dance for life. Students tried diverse combinations among subbody and cobody with various timing and spacing.

These experiments must become so rich treasures for resocracy which we create a world together through only life resonance.
Slowly we are creating them. This is so exciting experience as a life.
So, we can release from the existing way of choreography which only a choreographer creates a world and directs dancers by one's own image.
I continued to investigate in it for long years, now finally we are finiding it firmly.

26 April, 2010

The midwife and the life resonance

The principle of subbody method is resonance of life.
How can we recover and facilitate the life resonance which has been forgotten for the daily body in the modern human society, is the most important thing.
There are no teachers in the life resonance, because there are no subject and no object in the resonance. We could be only a midwife who listen in the breath of fetus of subbody and cobody, and help the birth of them.
They are hidden in the depth of our darkness of body. We need to stop thinking and listen in the subtle signal of tendencies of them. There are no border between one's body and the others body, the subbody and cobody are oneness at the deep realm. When they come out, ocasionally they become subbody or cobody.

The important five contents of midwife method are the following;

1. Become egoless and selfless condition, and open life resonance transparently.
2. Tree-rhizome mrthod
3. Ripple method
4. Facilitate the subbody-cobody process
5. Edge work

In this month, long term studetns will start to learn midwife process as the following;

1. Starting to guide the conditioning process
2. Finding the best connection between conditioning and reseaching a specfic hidden qualia; hidden skins, hidden fluid, hidden cavities, hidden muscles, hidden joints, hidden nerves, and hidden eyes.
3. Reseaching the total connection among the conditioning, reseaching and creating our ten bodies; Quiet body, Weakened body, Proto body, Passive body, Hidden body, Vaporized body, Fossil body, bottom body, Kugutsu body, Nest body, Possessed body, Anima-Animus body, Transparent body and various cobodies.

Life is resonating with everything. The life resonance continued from the beginning at four billion years ago.
About this, please view "The life" and "The resonance"

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