“When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.”
Idaho Range – Gouache & Acrylic on Black Strathmore Photo Mount Card – 5″ x 7″
More practice from my 2009 photos. I think if you looked at this week’s paintings, it would seem that they came from 5 different artists. I was all over the place last weekend… having fun with my art. he he
I just found out last night that we have a weekend house guest coming, so I’m not sure how much time I’ll get to paint. I’ll probably sneak into the studio in the wee hours of the morning. I’ll just have to be quiet, since it’s right next door to the guest bedroom.
Core-a-te: conditioning meets martial arts
A body workout with a dollop of self-defense and a dash of spirituality
November 08, 2010|By Meredith May, Chronicle Staff Writer
Before entering the dojo, Whitney Arnautou had her students contemplate a daily saying:
“Accept change. It is inevitable. … In ourselves. Our bodies. Our relationships. Our Jobs. Understand that it’s happening every day, and try to move with the changes – gracefully.” (Note from Beth… WOW! I like that!)
Minds centered, it was time for Core-a-te, a new exercise class at the United Studios of Self Defense in San Francisco that combines karate, self-defense and a kick-in-the-pants core workout.
Arnautou, a Shaolin Kenpo black belt and fitness instructor, designed the one-hour workout to bring her students physical and spiritual balance. More…