September Blog

Hello Warrior! We have a wonderful class-offering for you: please join us to get you mind and body, spirit and warrior attributes on! Our next Teacher Training, (also open to anyone interested in diving deeper into the long lasting health benefits of movement...

Why Jungshin?

Jungshin Athletic Sword Flow is the fitness class we all need during these challenging times. Our classes connect your body and mind to provide physical exercise, recovery, and relaxation—all in the same container. Why Jungshin? JUNGSHIN FITNESS...

The health benefits behind Jungshin Fitness

The health benefits behind Jungshin Fitness Jungshin Fitness for the Body and Mind Join the world of swords! Jungshin offers a complete physiological reset that revitalizes the body and mind so you look amazing and move with confidence. Jungshin Fitness uses swords to...

Why Jungshin Is Important

500 some odd years before the common era there lived an ancient soul, a great philosopher and politician. If we had the name for it then, a group-exercise coach and personal trainer. It might surprise you to find learn his name was ‘Confucius.’ In those times, before...

The Space in-between

Two Births The birth of Jungshin coincided with the birth of my son. That story is highlighted in the ‘About Jungshin’ section on our website, www.jungshinfitness.com. Just as, in our practice, we discover ourselves in deeper meditation, lower stances, and higher...

The Birth of Jungshin

From a very early age, three years old to be exact, exercise became my sanctuary--a place I went for comfort and stability. Intense and focused training became my refuge, my escape from the broken family I grew up in. Exercise had rules and easy-to-follow steps. As a...

Directional Momentum Training

Directional Momentum Training

What is Jungshin Fitness and why a sword? Jungshin Fitness literally mean ‘focused mind.’ We all are aware of the neurological and physical benefits of mindful meditation. In Jungshin Fitness we decided to create an-easy-to follow system of movement patterns that...

The Circle is in Control

After eight classes of Jungshin in the DC area, and after many more classes in the Bay Area, I am coming to realize that a martial artist does not necessarily have to know martial arts, nor wear a belt. A martial artist is someone who steps easily into alignment with...

How the Body Holds Emotional Stress

How the Body Holds Emotional Stress

I posted this photo of my body not because I am looking for attention--I get that easily enough walking down the street with a sword-- but because I believe that the physical body is a representation of the mind. Keep reading and I’ll explain what I mean by this, and...