Exuberant Animal: The Power of Health, Play and Joyful Movement

AuthorHouse, 2006 M08 30 - 328 páginas

Move to live, live to move! Health and fitness is a bushy, multi-disciplinary practice that includes body, mind, spirit and the creative imagination. Exuberant Animal explores the totality of human health and promotes a truly integrated approach that spans culture, biology, psychology and animal behavior. You’ll discover powerful new ideas for movement and living that will stimulate your vitality, creativity and enthusiasm.

“Frank is a superb writer. His voice is clear, accurate and accessible.”

Robert Sapolsky

"No joy, no gain!–that might well be Frank Forencich's exercise motto. A nation filled with fit, playful hominids fully in touch with their evolutionary heritage is a true pleasure to contemplate."

Bill McKibben

“I really appreciate Frank’s innovative approach. His method is sophisticated, playful and holistic.”

Debbie Armstrong

1984 Olympic Gold Medalist


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Página 8 - As buds give rise by growth to fresh buds, and these, if vigorous, branch out and overtop on all sides many a feebler branch, so by generation I believe it has been with the great Tree of Life, which fills with its dead and broken branches the crust of the earth, and covers the surface with its ever-branching and beautiful ramifications.
Página 8 - The affinities of all the beings of the same class have sometimes been represented by a great tree. I believe this simile largely speaks the truth.

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Frank Forencich earned his B.A. at Stanford University in human biology and has over 25 years teaching experience in martial art and functional movement. He has climbed extensively throughout North America and has traveled to Africa to study the ancestral environment. Frank is the author of The Way of the Owl and Play as if Your Life Depends on It.

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