Artist * Author * Movement Coach

Sharing knowledge and stories that inspire others into action.

  • Change takes courage and a bit of creativity.
    #SeeAndDo
  • You can't change the perception of something that's invisible.
    #SeeAndDo
  • How and where we move reflects how we think.
    #SeeAndDo

A Parkour Ph.D

Julie completed the world’s first parkour themed Ph.d. exploring the mental, physical, social and political meanings of the discipline. Read more about the Ph.D here. 

Short Films & Commercials

Various films documenting different aspects of the global parkour community from Brazil to Singapore, Finland, the US and various international ad campaigns including work for Merrell, Nokia, Canon and Native Instrument as a director, movement …

Books

Julie is a published author with the 2016 release of Breaking the Jump and has also written chapters for academic publications as well as self-publishing her Ph.D thesis.

See&Do

See&Do is a parkour inspired visual and learning project that helps people discover how they can move and feel better. ‘See’ is for inspiration, ‘Do’ is for action. Workshops, online learning and inspirational stories, videos …

Online Movement Courses

Julie has created several online movement coaching resources including the beginner level ‘Strong Body Strong Mind’ course and the free ‘Move More’ course.

Workshops & Training

Julie currently offers introductory level movement workshops in Southern California covering Parkour, Natural Movement and Animal Flow.

 

Press& Media

Julie is often interviewed for podcasts and magazine articles on the subject of Parkour, natural movement and female empowerment and inclusion through the See&Do initiative.

Documentaries

Various commissioned and self-initiated projects across many movement cultures including Parkour, pool skating and buildering.

Presentations

From consulting for the United Nations, presenting at the British Royal Anthropological Institute to chairing discussions at international parkour events, Julie is always happy to share her insights and experiences. She can talk pretty much anywhere…

Autonomous creative solutions

  • Change takes courage and a bit of creativity.
    #SeeAndDo
  • You can't change the perception of something that's invisible.
    #SeeAndDo
  • How and where we move reflects how we think.
    #SeeAndDo

Inspirational blogs & award winning short films

Be Brave!

Posted in - Latest work
on August 2nd, 2016 0 Comments

The importance of breaking habits and how they can age you.

By the time I started filming the London Parkour scene in 2004, as part of a practice based Ph.D into Parkour and documentary filmmaking (yes such …

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Longevity & Movement

Posted in - Latest work
on July 7th, 2013 0 Comments

Laurent Piemontesi, one of the Yamakasi founders is infamous for his crazy and long physical conditioning sessions. It’s not unheard of for Laurent to run for several hours, then begin his other physical preparations of …

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