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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 1:00p- 2:00p

  • Bending BackwardZ
    Sundays 12:30p - 1:30p

  • PLEaZ
    Wedneday 7:30p - 8:45p
    -June 2, 16, 30
    -July 14, 28
    -August 11, 25
    -September 8, 22

  • New Structuring a Training
    Friday, October 17 at 10:00a (PDT)
    *Part of 2020 American Circus Educators Conference

  • New Vestibular, balance and stability games
    Friday, October 17 at 12:00p (PDT)
    *Part of 2020 American Circus Educators Conference

  • Cancelled, coming again in 2022 7 Day Human Cadaver Dissection for Movement Artists in Colorado Springs


    Online offerings
    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.

    In person offerings
    I have begun giving in-person private or couples appointments during the day.
    These are outdoor Covid safe sessions on a beautiful backyard deck. I have a bodywork table and/or an exercise mat depending on the purpose of your visit.
    So whether you are wanting bodywork or movement instruction I can accommodate you. Contact me if you would like more details.

    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.


    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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