When The 7 Fingers (Les 7 doigts de la main) was founded in 2002, each of the seven cofounders had already tallied more than 15 years of professional circus arts practice in some of the world’s most prestigious circuses and theatres. The Association also sponsors outreach programs such as the Visiting Artists Program during the weeks leading up to the Festival, and scholarship opportunities for those students graduating from arts magnet programs in Miami-Dade County during the month of May.
We’ve gone long David, which is fine, but I’m always sensitive to how busy my listeners are and that they have a lot of things to do. They’ve got to go change the world, not just learn how to do it. So walk us through one by one by one the seven arts for successful change, what they are and how they manifest.
And I couldn’t be happier that this book is now out because it represents kind of this compendium of everything from ski racing to martial arts to Asian cultures to American businesses to the biological basis of behavior, and I just couldn’t be happier that the book is out and people like you are willing to see value in it.
Those who become Freemasons only for the sake of finding out the secret of the order, run a very great risk of growing old under the trowel without ever realizing their purpose. Last year was my first year teaching grade 7. Suddenly, everyone is doing interactive notebooks and I am overwhelmed ( which is why I’m at your website).
Amongst the 7 forms of fine art, painting is perhaps one of the most recognised disciplines. Well great question, and it might take me, since we started with ski racing let me go back and tell you how this, you know, westerner from America began to tap things Asian.