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**The number of people attending our meetings is much larger than this MeetUp page shows. This group also exists outside of MeetUp and we use this MeetUp Group to reach those who are searching for Meditation In Motion classes & an introduction to Silat Tuo.

ABOUT
Meditation In Motion Pittsburgh is based on the Indonesian Spiritual Martial Art of Silat. Silat can be best understood as a comprehensive martial art and self-defense system integrated through fluid and continuous movements. Silat also contains a mystical and spiritual path which complements the mental and spiritual aspects of life, awareness, health, and well-being. In Indonesia, Silat is performed in many traditional ceremonies and ethnic cultural dances. This Meetup will experience this beautiful art firsthand through practicing the basic movements, meditations, cultural dances and group exercises.

WHAT TO EXPECT
A typical class would be anywhere from 1-2 hours in length. During class we move to traditional Indonesian music, conduct warm-up drills then proceed into instruction and basic postures and combined movements called "juru's". Classes may include strengthening high intensity cardio workouts, meditation, breathing exercises, self-defense, martial art systems, and stretching and healing movements (this will depend on the individuals that attend and the goals of the group). We also incorporate education about the Indonesian culture and the ancient art of Silat.

KEY BENEFITS
Those that attend can expect to gain:
• Useful breathing exercises
• Improved balance
• Improved personal & spatial awareness
• Physical conditioning and toning
• Improved self-discipline
• Self-defense systems
• Stress reduction

WHO SHOULD COME
All skill levels are welcome and can be managed in a single class. This class would simply be an introduction to the art. This class will involve full body movements so all attendees should expect to get a good sweat :)
Age Requirements: 8 years + WHAT TO WEAR
We will be exercising so wear clothes that are comfortable for a cardio workout. Long pants are highly recommended since some exercises will be done on the ground. All jewelry must also be removed prior to class.

Upcoming events (5)

Meditation In Motion Class

Mt Lebanon Library

Pak (instructor) Adam Kripke will introduce you to Silat Tuo, an ancient 1500 year old Indonesian martial art practiced for both its self-defense applications as well as its benefits to one's mind, body, and spirit. Students are guided through a comprehensive system of full-body movement exercises in conjunction with specific breathing, and meditation methodology. BENEFITS OF THE ART • Improved sensitivity & awareness • Mindfulness • Stress & anxiety reduction • Balance • Flexibility • Fine motor skills • Muscle toning • Rehabilitation and injury prevention WHO SHOULD COME All skill levels are welcome and can be managed in a single class. This class would simply be an introduction to the art. Class will involve full body movements so expect to move. Age Requirements: 10 years + WHAT TO WEAR We will be exercising so wear clothes that are comfortable for a workout. Long pants ar recommended since some exercises may be done on the ground. All jewelry must also be removed prior to class.

Meditation In Motion Class

Mt Lebanon Library

Pak (instructor) Adam Kripke will introduce you to Silat Tuo, an ancient 1500 year old Indonesian martial art practiced for both its self-defense applications as well as its benefits to one's mind, body, and spirit. Students are guided through a comprehensive system of full-body movement exercises in conjunction with specific breathing, and meditation methodology. BENEFITS OF THE ART • Improved sensitivity & awareness • Mindfulness • Stress & anxiety reduction • Balance • Flexibility • Fine motor skills • Muscle toning • Rehabilitation and injury prevention WHO SHOULD COME All skill levels are welcome and can be managed in a single class. This class would simply be an introduction to the art. Class will involve full body movements so expect to move. Age Requirements: 10 years + WHAT TO WEAR We will be exercising so wear clothes that are comfortable for a workout. Long pants ar recommended since some exercises may be done on the ground. All jewelry must also be removed prior to class.

Meditation In Motion Class

Mt Lebanon Library

Pak (instructor) Adam Kripke will introduce you to Silat Tuo, an ancient 1500 year old Indonesian martial art practiced for both its self-defense applications as well as its benefits to one's mind, body, and spirit. Students are guided through a comprehensive system of full-body movement exercises in conjunction with specific breathing, and meditation methodology. BENEFITS OF THE ART • Improved sensitivity & awareness • Mindfulness • Stress & anxiety reduction • Balance • Flexibility • Fine motor skills • Muscle toning • Rehabilitation and injury prevention WHO SHOULD COME All skill levels are welcome and can be managed in a single class. This class would simply be an introduction to the art. Class will involve full body movements so expect to move. Age Requirements: 10 years + WHAT TO WEAR We will be exercising so wear clothes that are comfortable for a workout. Long pants ar recommended since some exercises may be done on the ground. All jewelry must also be removed prior to class.

Meditation In Motion Class

Mt Lebanon Library

Pak (instructor) Adam Kripke will introduce you to Silat Tuo, an ancient 1500 year old Indonesian martial art practiced for both its self-defense applications as well as its benefits to one's mind, body, and spirit. Students are guided through a comprehensive system of full-body movement exercises in conjunction with specific breathing, and meditation methodology. BENEFITS OF THE ART • Improved sensitivity & awareness • Mindfulness • Stress & anxiety reduction • Balance • Flexibility • Fine motor skills • Muscle toning • Rehabilitation and injury prevention WHO SHOULD COME All skill levels are welcome and can be managed in a single class. This class would simply be an introduction to the art. Class will involve full body movements so expect to move. Age Requirements: 10 years + WHAT TO WEAR We will be exercising so wear clothes that are comfortable for a workout. Long pants ar recommended since some exercises may be done on the ground. All jewelry must also be removed prior to class.

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Meditation In Motion Class

Mt Lebanon Library

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