photo of Ryan Hurst smiling in a BJJ kimono

In this episode Patrick Oancia talks with Ryan about his immersion into Gymnastics in Wichita, Kansas from a young age through to decades as devoted martial artists and expat in Japan.

Yuval Ayalon smiling in a portrait on a black background

This Reflection looks at Yuval’s journey from competitive gymnastics to contemplative handstand practice and discusses the concept of foundation in physical skill development. It also talks about the tendency of well-learned skills to escape our awareness.

In this conversation Patrick Oancia chats with Yuval Ayalon about his transition from being a kid swinging on trees, right through to being a competitive gymnast and then thereafter becoming a performance artist and finally ending up…….

Drawing of a karate practitioner.

So we always try to clarify what the purpose of our form practice is in Baseworks. Let’s see how the continuity of form practice can lead to a better understanding of movement all around.

photo of matan levkowich smiling

This is the companion Reflection Transmission for the conversation we had with Matan Levkowich. This reflection highlights the relevance of sharing, ethics, and the intention that goes into a practice or pursuit of life goals.

Photo Of Matan Levkowich Smiling

In this transmission conversation we chat about Matan’s dedication to–and brief hiatus from, his podcast– ethics in leading, life in the Israel army, and thereafter transitioning from a dedicated meditation practitioner living in celibacy…..