Monthly Archives: September 2014

Personal Legend: Life Lessons from Dancing

“A Personal Legend is the reason you are here…You can fill your hours and days with things that are meaningless. But you know you have a reason to be here….It is the only thing that gives you enthusiasm….”~Paulo Coelho These … Continue reading

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yeah, baby!

 “May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke

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playful

  loosen steel bars hey, look! a once rigidified mind can now CaRTwhEel! and sOmErSaUlT! rolling rolling down the hills of new, open  souls’ stuck, stuck, stuck stuck                         … Continue reading

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Transition: Life Lessons from Dancing

“….The music happens between the notes.…”~Isaac Stern For longer than I care to admit, I fell into the dancer’s common, seductive trap of focusing on the “big moves.” The “ta da!” moments. And paid far too little attention to the … Continue reading

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dancing in the streets

unexpectedly connecting watchers and the watched blend life, art an ever changing rearrangement: summer heat sizzles crowds peopling the tunes and fumes of a subsuming cityscape as we fall run, twirl, pause leap enthralled by enthralling: kaleidoscopic improvisation  **Photo credits: Rich Davis and … Continue reading

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So, You Used To Be A Dancer?: Life Lessons from Dancing

“I can tell you used to be a dancer,” the well-meaning, sixtyish woman confided to me as we left the dance fitness class.  “I could see by the way you moved in class that you used to dance.”  Say, WHAT?!#? … Continue reading

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autumn spectrum

autumn leaves and lives summer memories transformed a deeper palette Thank you for the continued inspiration Rachael Charmley

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