About The Teacher

Hey, Benny Fergusson here (founder of the Movement Monk project), 

I loved sports and being active as a kid. My body supported me to play elite level volleyball, ride motorbikes, skateboard and just generally have fun... until I injured my spine in a freak accident. 

From that day I couldn’t stand up straight or walk down the street without feeling in agony. Chronic tension was acting like a restrictive layer that was present when I performed any physical activity. 

Since then, I’ve spent most of my life exploring ancient mind-body practices, martial and healing arts, to discover how to unbind and liberate the human body and mind. 

Today, my spine moves better than ever and I love the way my body feels. I understand how to connect with the wisdom of my body and I’m looking forward to sharing what I know with you. 

Over the years I’ve worked with hundreds of people to support them to release tension from their bodies, and cultivate deep levels of whole-body strength and range of motion, so they can not only perform better physically, but also mentally and emotionally.

But don't take my word for it. You can check out what my students are saying here: (contact info blocked)

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