Monthly Archives: March 2016

Playfulness Pours On The Magic

“Play is the highest form of research.”~Albert Einstein Today: photo shoot for an upcoming performance.  A little nervous–the first time working with the other dancer; the first time meeting and working with the photographer. New venue.  New format. New, new, … Continue reading

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Dance: An Elixir of Hope

  Tomorrow, I am volunteering at a school to assist a group of adolescent students create a dance together.  The themes they’ve chosen involve embracing our differences and love. Some of the details of the project are still fuzzy.  And … Continue reading

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Kindness: The Time For It Is NOW

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”~Desmond Tutu Yesterday, as I was ordering a coffee, an older lady came into the local café and waited behind … Continue reading

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Shame, Appearance and Me

I’ve recently been using a medical cream all over my face, prescribed essentially to burn off what the doc called “a number” of precancerous spots.  Two to three weeks of what would likely be manageable pain and discomfort seemed a … Continue reading

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dancing solo

how can the studio so familiar feel this foreign and daunting limbs that relish movement balk: unsure, cautious, and taut the way, haunting, distant and vague… suddenly something memory? magic? or the sheer force of practice flickers and floods crimson glitter … Continue reading

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Conversation: Reaching Across The Space Between

I am standing in dance class, watching the gorgeous, masterful teacher demonstrate the movement for the umpteenth time.  Movement that is seemingly simple, yet turns out to be highly challenging, even for those of us who have been dancing for … Continue reading

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WELCOME: The Potency of One Word

Welcome. I’ve always appreciated the openness, kindness and possibility inherent in that lovely word. But I don’t think I fully realized the extent of its luminous power until we moved homes last summer and were welcomed with such generosity into … Continue reading

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