Interviews Archives - SEE & DO

  • Esprit Concrete

    Kasturi Torchia co-founded Esprit Concrete with Gogoly Yao in 2016, it aims to aid individuals gain a deeper understanding of their emotional, psychological and physical states through movement and self-reflection based on an Art Du Deplacement and Parkour experience. Julie Angel talks to Kasturi about this unique project and approach. J.A.: Can you tell us a little bit […]

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  • PK Silver & PK Move

    Here at See&Do when we hear about ground breaking projects we want to celebrate and promote them. No project exemplifies that as much as the work being done by those involved in PK Move and PK Silver in using parkour to work with special needs groups.  We spoke to their founder Nancy Lorentz to find […]

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  • Parkour & the Power of Movement

    I recently had the pleasure of talking with Jon Sifferman from the website Physical Living about my experiences and research into Parkour. As part of my movement journey we covered the issue of how and where we move and the importance of seeing others ‘like us’ in those movement environments. See it to be it! […]

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  • Parkour at age 52 by Maggie Namkoong Spaloss

    Why do I practice parkour at age 52? by Maggie Namkoong Spaloss I do it because I love the community and it’s this community that has shaped my life into what it is today. To me, the practice of parkour and involvement in the community are inseparable. If you practice parkour, you get drawn into a […]

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  • Interview with Julie Angel for womensfitness.net

    The original interview can be found on womensfitness.net HERE. photo credit Andy Day Julie Angel is a British filmmaker, artist, academic and writer. After finding Parkour, Julie became interested in the idea of movement and free-running, making it the focus of her PhD and setting up the movement group See&Do. Lets know her story more closely […]

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  • Kiara Done: My Parkour Journey in South Africa

    My name is Kiara and I’m a 34 year old woman living in a small coastal city in South Africa. I’ve been doing Parkour for about 2 years now and I’m addicted. I love that it has given me back my mobility, and the way that it shows me I can move even better. I […]

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  • Why do I do Parkour at my age? by Christie Thomas

    Why do I do parkour at my age? (she’ll be 50 next month) Well,….because I can. I’ve always been a mover. My parents called me “malikot”, which means someone who can’t keep still in Tagalog, a wiggle worm. Having stitches on the back of my head at 2yrs old because I jumped from the couch […]

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  • Movement of Tree by Julie Angel

    Movement of Tree from See&Do on Vimeo. Why Movement of Tree? Because it rhymes with a previous film I made called Movement of Three. Sometimes it’s best to keep films and projects simple and fun. I can think about them deeply and write essays about their meaning and the sociological, anthropological and political interpretations, but as well […]

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  • Collaborations: High Heaven

    Hi Nina, can you tell me a little bit about what High Heaven is all about, the who, what and where? High Heaven’s first feature is a worldwide event mapping tool with which users can find and post their next adrenaline adventure. We have events in 23 different action sports and we list both events […]

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  • Movement & Mental Health Ph.D. Research by Charlotte Blake

    Hi Charlotte, can you tell me more about the PhD you have been accepted on? What will you be doing? What do you hope to learn? The PhD will be looking at the use of parkour as a treatment intervention for mental health. Physical activity is now widely recognised as an effective management tool for […]

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