This seminar is designed to provide facilitators with a foundational understanding into the theories and practice of Functional Juggling. Functional Juggling is a relatively new method that makes juggling (and other movement-related disciplines) accessible to all, regardless of age, ability, or prior experience. A unique feature is the reinforcement of movements relevant to everyday life with objects of daily use. During this course, students will be led through a process of deconstructing their understanding of juggling and given new tools for the purpose of recreation and accessibility. The outcomes for participants will be an ability to create and improvise new forms of juggling environments for any type of person. Additional in depth investigations of nonverbal and sensory integrated communication strategies will also be explored. You can read more about the concepts on the QuatProps website, watch a 1-hour video lecture, and read the free online book about it to help prepare for the training.
He investigates the properties of juggling and searches for ways to make it more accessible to more people.
In attempting to do so he created a discipline known as Functional Juggling, which formulates an equation of the sensory experience of juggling based on the relationships it allows us to form with space and time.
Craig’s ideas make up the foundational philosophies of Functional Juggling and have inspired a new generation of educators to dream bigger and imagine more, than ever before.