The effortlessness of the expert

It takes a lot of effort to make something look effortless - Steven Sondheim When we witness an expert performer in music or in sport the word "effortless" often springs to mind. However, most people are (hopefully) aware of the amount of work actually needed to reach this level of mastery. Therefor "effort-less" can´t necessarily mean that something is "without effort". … Continue reading The effortlessness of the expert

Where does the music end and the listenig begin?

Musical jiggsaw-puzzles at Kamfest 2016 Our perception of reality is a highly individual matter: every day our mind is occupied by trying to create coherence between an unimaginable amount of fragments brought to us through our different senses. It is a bit like a game: you're given certain pieces but how you combine them is … Continue reading Where does the music end and the listenig begin?

Jeg lytter, altså er jeg..

Lytting som eksistensiell erfaring eller Hvordan høre det store mønsteret i en verden av fragmenter. I Morgenbladet (av 13. april 2012) skrev vitenskapsjournalist Lone Frank om forskningsfunn som indikerte at multitasking, vår tids honnørord i arbeidslivet, ikke bare minsker effektiviteten vår (i tillegg til at den booster produksjonen av stresshormoner i kroppen) men også svekker … Continue reading Jeg lytter, altså er jeg..

An artistic meeting beyond time. RIP Pierre Boulez

Last Tuesday, the 5 of January the great composer, conductor and pianist Pierre Boulez passed into eternity. As a lifetime explorer of new musical dimensions he has, for me, been a great source of inspiration. The following is an imagined meeting which I personally would have loved to witness and a small tribute to the … Continue reading An artistic meeting beyond time. RIP Pierre Boulez

Nutritious living and playing

This has been a rather inspiring and hectic year with certifications, teaching, lecturing and holding weekend courses in Oslo, Tromsø and Trondheim. This summer i got my level 2 certification in Timani and also my certification as a Restorative Exercise Specialist from The Restorative Exercise Institute™ which now has changed name to Nutritious Movement™. This is a … Continue reading Nutritious living and playing

Hemmeligheten bak en “naturlig teknikk” – Historien om mannen som mistet kroppen sin

It takes a lot of effort to make something look effortless - Ben Mitchell The best art always seem effortless - Steven Sondheim Det sies at konsertpianister benytter en finmotorikk med en koordineringsgrad som ligger over den en hjernekirurg benytter ved operasjoner. Det å formidle et musikkstykke som krever at hver finger, hvert ledd i den … Continue reading Hemmeligheten bak en “naturlig teknikk” – Historien om mannen som mistet kroppen sin

Timani – en inngangport til en dypere forståelse av kropp og musisering

- For musikere - For ikke-musikere - For tangodansere Timani handler om å oppnå en bedre indre koordinering mellom de ulike delene av bevegelsesapparatet vårt og derved øke evnen til musisering eller ganske enkelt til å være komfortabel i egen kropp. Du oppnår en større sikkerhet og teknisk kontroll, bedre klang og større uttrykksmuligheter på … Continue reading Timani – en inngangport til en dypere forståelse av kropp og musisering

Everything is connected – entangled senses

Music is known as an efficient emotional trigger, but physiologically speaking our auditory senses has the potential for creating multi-sensory experiences and sometimes making it possible for us to accomplish seemingly impossible tasks. Among the gastronomic diverse experiences on offer in Berlin you will find the restaurant Unsicht-Bar, a place where the guests dine in … Continue reading Everything is connected – entangled senses