ABOUT JIYO

JIYO is not just a name, it is a philosophy

The word JIYO is a Japanese/Chinese Buddhist term which, when translated, means "to use yourself." This simple but profound phrase has great significance in JIYO's approach to movement and life.

 

In Buddhism

the concept of 'Ji' or 'self' is closely linked to the idea of self-awareness and mindfulness. By understanding and being in harmony with oneself, one can find true freedom and liberation. This is where the second part of the word, "Yo," comes in. "Yo" means "to use," and when combined with "Ji," it encourages us to use ourselves to our full potential.


At JIYO we strive to inspire people to move, to experience the freedom and joy of movement, to see possibilities instead of limitations, and to use themselves to their full potential. It's not just about the physical movement, but also about the mental and spiritual side of it.

 

At JIYO

we believe in the power of movement to create this kind of freedom and self-awareness. Our core philosophy is "Freedom in Movement," which is about constantly seeing possibilities instead of limitations. With this mindset, we strive to find possibilities in all kinds of movement, whether it's parkour, freerunning, breakdancing or even everyday life.

We believe that by embracing the philosophy of JIYO, we can improve not only our physical abilities, but also our mental and spiritual wellbeing. It's about finding joy in movement and using ourselves to our full potential, both physically and mentally.

It is about finding joy, freedom and liberation in movement.

Testimonials

MC Clemens
MC ClemensRapper & musician
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"Team JIYO are the hottest, best looking and most incredible boys you could ever put in a monkey zoo. My warmest recommendations and thanks for a huge effort in my two latest music videos "Vi Ejer Natten" and "Har Det Godt"
Hadi Ka-Koush
Hadi Ka-KoushActor & TV host
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"I have followed JIYO for many years - it is SO INSANE what you have achieved in your field and I have to take my hat off to you for what you manage to accomplish time and time again!"
Jan Gintberg
Jan Gintbergcomedian
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"What you can do is REALLY different from gymnastics from when I was a boy.....
Crown Prince Frederik
Crown Prince FrederikHis Royal Highness
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"I have had the pleasure of experiencing Team JIYO several times and I must say that I am really fascinated by the way you move. Some of your techniques are reminiscent of when I was a frogman myself."
Christian Stadil
Christian StadilDirector of Hummel
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"What makes Team JiYo different from others is that they are so active. And they are smart guys, besides being able to dance, fight and do parkour. Annoying multi-talents in a really cool way!"
Bent Fabricius-Bjerre
Bent Fabricius-Bjerremusician
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"Very nice artistic number and very well choreographed!"
Bubber
BubberTV host
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"There's no doubt that Team JiYo are the masters of circular kicks and also the somersaults!"
Etta Cameron
Etta Cameronmusician
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"You were incredibly cool and amazing. You get a BIG 5 from me!"
Anders Lund Madsen
Anders Lund MadsenComedian & Commentator
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"It's great to see these bodies at play, it makes you want to do parkour!"
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