Today (01/24/2014) is the first uncommon day of the year 2014. There will be five more: (02/14/2014, 04/12/2014, 04/21/2014, 10/24/2014, and 12/04/2014), dubbed uncommon because the four digits of the month and day mm/dd are permutations of the year's digits 0, 1, 2, 4.
I’ve been working on a phrase to describe the kind of entertaining and educational exercise platform with which I have been developing and experimenting (e.g. the syncopated surfing ring). I've decided upon the following:
Physical Intellectual Spiritual Transformative Adventure (PISTA*)
Immersive interactive experience (composed of a myriad mix of music motion math media.) that combines physical, intellectual, and spiritual elements. A happening that could take place in miscellaneous and sundry locations such as classrooms, dance studios, centers for fitness, rehabilitation, or recreation, spas, gyms, clubs, arenas, performance spaces, recital halls, theaters; any place within which human beings can resonate with music and motion.
An essential component of a PISTA is that it is not only a highly interactive event, it must provide an experience that can transform participants in a very positive way, with a specific and deliberate intention to make the world a better place.
*PISTA in Spanish and Italian translates to the following in English: