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Enjoy a pain free and active life! Enjoy a pain free fully active life!

Sports are biased towards pushing one's limits and short term goals.
Health is biased towards healing and sustainability.
Fitness is the overlap of these polarities.

Diving Buddah specializes in providing services to widen this overlap by bringing healthy approaches to sports training and athletic approaches to health practices. Private sessions, group classes, and workshops are available.


  • HandstandZ
    Wednesdays 11:00a- 12:00p

  • Bending BackwardZ
    Sundays 11:30a - 12:30p

  • PLEaZ
    Wedneday 7:30p - 8:45p

  • New Date Spine, Abs, Core and More
    Friday, September 11 at 10:00a

  • New Creating Effective Efficient Warm-ups
    Friday, October 2 at 10:00a

  • New 4 Part Trainng Series
  • Tuesdays 7:00p - 9:00p (PDT)
    Workshop #1: Understanding Neuromuscular Techniques
    August 18

    Workshop #2: Stretching Part1 : Understanding Range Of Motion
    August 25

    Workshop #3: Stretching Part 2: Matching Techniques to Goals
    September 1

    Workshop #4: Creating Stability
    September 8

  • Cancelled, coming again in 2021 7 Day Human Cadaver Dissection for Movement Artists in Colorado Springs


    As we all know, business as usual has been shaken AND stirred, and the cocktail that has been created is challenging to ingest.

    I am set up to do live remote sessions on-line via Zoom. I can do these a 1-2 person privates or if demand is sufficient larger groups for longer times.

    I am able to offer on-line instruction in anything from guided physical training such as handstands, acrobatics to related academic instruction such as anatomy/bio-mechanics, safe sustainable training approaches and the list goes on.
    To get an idea of the type of stuff I have taught and can teach visit Classes and Workshops to see a partial list of past offerings. Please contact me to inquire about customizing what you like during your on-line session.

    Regarding in-person sessions: current Berkelely Covid guidlines allows for in-person sessions for specific reasons and only in open-air locations. As a result of being out-of doors and away from my studio, any sessions given will be limited by environmental restrictions. If you are interested in an in-person session to address pain and/or dysfunction issues please contact me to learn more.

    My goal is to continue to provide high quality services. I welcome any feedback that will help me to better serve you.

    Thank you again for your patronage.

    CIRCUS CENTER: curently closed
  • Trampoline
  • Physical Limitation Elimination (formerly Extreme Stretching)
  • Bending Backwards
  • Intro to Handstand
  • Handstand 1


    Services include three main areas:

    • Bodywork - hands-on sessions addressing specific physical issues that cause pain or limit performance.

    • Education - increasing practical knowledge of your body's structure and function as it pertains to manual and movement therapy and fitness.

    • Awareness - personal development of strength, flexibility, stability and overall fitness.
    Benefits are boundless!
    From those with limited physical abilities to elite athletes, as well as movement therapists and movement instructors Diving Buddah offers something for everyone.

    Diving Buddah is committed to providing a nurturing environment, focusing on individual needs and encouraging a sense of exploration and discovery, for a results-oriented experience.

    Please explore this site to learn more and be sure to contact me with any questions you may have, or to request a consultation.

    May all beings live in peace,
    Jim Donak
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