In pain? Ouch! Let's get real though, most makers are! That's why I had Omni Kitts Ferrara on the Wellness for Makers Podcast. Omni is one of my movement teachers and she is an incredible inspiration.
Omni was born into a family of movers. Years of dancing eventually lead her to the yoga world. She has her BFA in Dance, she is an E-RYT 500, RCYT, RPYT, FRC® Certified, Rocktape Certified, and a NASM-CPT. Not to mention she is the CEO of Yoga Mechanics! Did ya get all of that? Needless to say, Omni knows her sh** when it comes to the body, movement, and pain!
In terms of pain, every single one of us has a unique pain expression, one that Omni notes is curated over the course of our life. After this conversation, you will hopefully leave with a greater understanding and an appreciation for your pain signals. Omni invites you to shift this difficult conversation with pain and maybe start to understand the basics of it in your very own body. She wants us...
I am beyond excited to share this episode with you! Why? Because Wu Hanyen is combining Art and Movement to redefine what it means to interact with fitness equipment!
Wu Hanyen is the creator of Work in Use, a company offering high end handmade movement tools that are designed with longevity in mind. Wu completed her Graphic Design degree and went on to receive an MFA in Furniture Design from Rhode Island School of Design. She moved to New York City where she worked as a furniture maker. Ultimately, an injury in the studio, hours of self reflection, and a passion for movement is what crafted the vision and creation of her own business, Work in Use.
Work in Use offers movement tools that are unlike generic fitness equipment. These tools are handmade from natural materials by Wu herself, in collaboration with local artisans. The intention of these tools is to introduce variety to daily movement. Additionally, they perfectly marry functional use and...