Shintaido Books

 

Shintaido is a modern Japanese martial art and movement practice that emphasizes self-expression, spiritual development, and holistic well-being. Combining elements of traditional Japanese martial arts, dance, and mindfulness, Shintaido offers practitioners a unique path to physical fitness, personal growth, and inner harmony.

The history of Shintaido can be traced back to the 1960s in Japan, where it was developed by Hiroyuki Aoki, a martial artist and disciple of Kenichi Sawai, founder of the Japanese martial art art of Karate-do Shingi Tai. Aoki sought to create a martial art that transcended the limitations of traditional martial arts, incorporating elements of dance, meditation, and artistic expression into a comprehensive system of physical and spiritual development.

Drawing inspiration from the principles of Japanese Zen Buddhism and the natural movements of the human body, Shintaido was born out of a desire to cultivate harmony between mind, body, and spirit. The name "Shintaido" itself reflects this philosophy, with "Shin" meaning "new" or "fresh," and "Taido" meaning "way" or "path."

Shintaido training encompasses a wide range of techniques and practices, including dynamic movements, meditation, breathing exercises, and partner drills. Practitioners learn to move with fluidity and grace, exploring the full range of motion of the body and developing awareness of their inner and outer environment.

One of the distinguishing features of Shintaido is its emphasis on creativity and self-expression. Through movement and meditation, practitioners are encouraged to tap into their innate creativity and express themselves freely, exploring new possibilities and pushing the boundaries of their physical and spiritual potential.

In the decades since its inception, Shintaido has spread beyond Japan to countries around the world, with practitioners of all ages and backgrounds embracing its philosophy and training methods. Shintaido's emphasis on inclusivity, community, and personal growth has made it accessible to people from all walks of life, fostering a global network of like-minded individuals united by a shared passion for movement and self-discovery.

Today, Shintaido continues to evolve and adapt to meet the needs of modern society, with practitioners exploring new applications and interpretations of its principles in areas such as healthcare, education, and personal development. Whether practiced for physical fitness, stress relief, or spiritual growth, Shintaido offers a transformative journey of self-discovery and empowerment for those willing to embark on the path.

Our store offers a curated selection of instructional books on Shintaido that cover a wide range of topics, including technique breakdowns, meditation practices, philosophy, and history. Whether you are a seasoned practitioner or new to Shintaido, our books provide invaluable insights and practical guidance to help you explore the principles and possibilities of this dynamic and transformative martial art and movement practice.

Shintaido Book & VHS Set by Hiroyuki Aoki (Preowned)

Shintaido Book & VHS Set by Hiroyuki Aoki (Preowned)

Prezzo di listino $149.00 USD
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Shintaido: The Body is a Message of the Universe Book by Hiroyuki Aoki - Budovideos

Shintaido: The Body is a Message of the Universe Book by Hiroyuki Aoki (Preowned)

Prezzo di listino $24.95 USD
Prezzo di listino $39.00 USD Prezzo scontato $24.95 USD
Shintaido: A New Art of Movement & Life Expression Book by Hiroyuki Aoki (Preowned) - Budovideos

Shintaido: A New Art of Movement & Life Expression Book by Hiroyuki Aoki (Preowned)

Prezzo di listino $99.95 USD
Prezzo di listino $129.00 USD Prezzo scontato $99.95 USD
Untying Knots: Shintaido Chronicle Book by Michael Thompson - Budovideos

Untying Knots: Shintaido Chronicle Book by Michael Thompson

Prezzo di listino $29.95 USD
Prezzo di listino $39.00 USD Prezzo scontato $29.95 USD
Shintaido: The Body is a Message of the Universe Book by Hiroyuki Aoki - Budovideos

Shintaido: The Body is a Message of the Universe Book by Hiroyuki Aoki

Prezzo di listino $29.95 USD
Prezzo di listino $39.00 USD Prezzo scontato $29.95 USD
Shintaido: Improvisation & the Body: Natural Vision of Music Book - Budovideos

Shintaido: Improvisation & the Body: Natural Vision of Music Book

Prezzo di listino $7.95 USD
Prezzo di listino $12.00 USD Prezzo scontato $7.95 USD
Shintaido: The Zero Point of Consciousness & the World of Ki Book by Hiroyuki Aoki - Budovideos

Shintaido: The Zero Point of Consciousness & the World of Ki Book by Hiroyuki Aoki

Prezzo di listino $9.95 USD
Prezzo di listino $20.00 USD Prezzo scontato $9.95 USD
Shintaido: Tenshingoso & Eiko Book by Hiroyuki Abe - Budovideos

Shintaido: Tenshingoso & Eiko Book by Hiroyuki Abe

Prezzo di listino $14.95 USD
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Origins: A History of Shintaido Book by Shiko Hokari - Budovideos

Origins: A History of Shintaido Book by Shiko Hokari

Prezzo di listino $14.95 USD
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Cutting the Blue Sky: Shintaido of America 25 Years: 1976-2001 Book - Budovideos

Cutting the Blue Sky: Shintaido of America 25 Years: 1976-2001 Book

Prezzo di listino $29.95 USD
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Total Stick Fighting: Shintaido Bojutsu Book by Hiroyuki Aoki (Preowned) - Budovideos

Total Stick Fighting: Shintaido Bojutsu Book by Hiroyuki Aoki (Preowned)

Prezzo di listino $59.95 USD
Prezzo di listino $69.00 USD Prezzo scontato $59.95 USD
Cutting the Blue Sky: Shintaido of America 25 Years: 1976-2001 Book (Preowned) - Budovideos

Cutting the Blue Sky: Shintaido of America 25 Years: 1976-2001 Book (Preowned)

Prezzo di listino $26.95 USD
Prezzo di listino $29.00 USD Prezzo scontato $26.95 USD