The Four Groups of Types with Bob Cooley

16 Genetic Personality Types

April 16, 2016


Saturday, April 16th — 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

@ The Genius of Flexibility New York City

508 Broadway 2nd Floor

NY, NY 10012

Instructor: Bob Cooley
Founder & President
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This event is open to all ages, abilities, and levels of experience.

The only prerequisite is an interest.

This is a great way to be introduced to Resistance Flexibility.

About Resistance Flexibility

The Genius of Flexibility introduces the Resistance Flexibility™ (RF) training of Bob Cooley. Resistance Flexibility advances and unites physical therapy, yoga, personal training, psychology, traditional Chinese medicine, and Genetic Personality Type theory.

Resistance Flexibility is a unique, hands-on modality used to develop athletes and performers, rehabilitate the severely and ordinarily injured, and help people of all walks of life achieve their goals. Based on an original biomechanical and energetic analysis of the body and personality, RF achieves unprecedented results.

Course Objective

This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the concepts, principles, and practice of RF. This includes basic self stretches, basic assisted stretches, and an introduction to the physiological, psychological, emotional, and spiritual upgrades that RF can facilitate.

This course includes lots of physical activity, but you work at your own pace. Variations are taught for every exercise allowing people of all ages and abilities to fully participate.

Preview of Concepts Covered

This course will teach you new concepts about flexibility such as...

  • Inflexibility is not caused solely by tense muscles, but by the dense fascia and/or scar tissue that has accumulated in and around the muscles.
  • You must continuously resist and contract a muscle while lengthening it in order to exceed the tensile strength of the accumulated dense fascia which results in immediate increases in flexibility and strength.
  • Most of the increases in flexibility occur when the muscle starts in a position where it is as short as possible and then lengthened, not at the end point of the stretch where the muscle is already fully elongated.
  • The flexibility of a muscle is not just limited by its own health and ability, but by the shortening capacity of its balancing muscle group.
  • It is commonly thought that simply weight training a muscle increases its ability to shorten, however, the ability of a muscle to shorten is dependent on its resistance flexibility.
  • Range of motion does not equate to flexibility. True flexibility includes the health of the tissue and the muscle's ability to continuously and fully contract concentrically, eccentrically, and isometrically throughout that range. Extreme range of motion is often an indicator of hyper mobility potentially leading to instability and damage of the joint structures.
  • Stretching is not just a physical activity, but has direct and predictable associations with the physiological, psychological, emotional, and spiritual parts of a person.
  • Stretching is not just a solo activity. Maximal results require the participation of others through assisted stretching.
  • ...and so much more!

Certification Precursor

This is a great workshop to take before attending a certification course, which provides a deeper learning experience.

Bob Cooley

Resistance Flexibility 1.0
The 16 Geniuses — Sixteen Genetic Personality Types 1.0 (release forthcoming)

The 16 Types are in Four Personality Groups

There are four aspects to each person: thinking, physical, thinking, emotional, and spiritual parts. These personal aspects form the foundation for four groups of types by the same names — Thinking Types, Physical Types, Spiritual Types, and Emotional Types, and there are four types within each group, totally 16 types. Each group has different generalized body parts, instincts, time references, information receptors, awarenesses, ways of thinking, and viewpoints that differentiate each group from the others. Each type therefore develops their group’s qualities initially at the expense of or disproportionately to the other three groups aspects of themselves. Each group has within it, one type that is the most physical, most thinking, most emotional, or most spiritual. Which of the four groups is your type in?

The Four Worldviews

The four aspects of yourself are experienced through the four parts of a stretch,
and reflected as Four Groups of Types

There are four brains in humans:
the physical brain that gives you instincts, the thinking brain that give you knowledge,
the emotional brain that gives you being, and the spiritual brain that gives you perspective.

These are like the four parts of a car:
the body, the driver, the engine, and the life of the car,
and these are identical to the four groups of types:
the physical group, the thinking group, the emotional group, and the spiritual group.
Each Group is composed of four types— a total of 16 types.

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