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Falling down: life lessons from the dance studio

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
How to fall.  What an amazing lesson contemporary dance teaches. Yessirree, as a contemporary dancer, I’ve spent decades learning and rehearsing how to fall well, i.e as safely and organically as possible.  How cool that…

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Everyday Magic: The Small Deeds of Ordinary Folk

“Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I’ve found.  It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay.”~J.R.R. Tolkien Tolkien’s wise observation came to … Continue reading

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invisible

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
she was unsure when her outline had faded as if the inks defining her …silhouette… had parched from neglect draining the life from their hues, her; the many faces expecting, of course, that you slink…

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How Are You An Artist?

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
A friend and mentor asked me that question recently. Say, what? I was initially taken aback, as he has known me for years, has discussed my dance and writing passions with me at length, has…

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Release: Life Lessons from Dancing

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
Yesterday, I went to see my healer, also known as physical therapist. As we discussed all of the dancing I have been doing lately, along with all of the driving (and, hey, riding an emotional roller…

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Cultivating Possibility: Bodysurfing Life

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
Much as I usually love big drama, my hands down fave wave to bodysurf is a “sleeper” wave, a  mediumish or even smallish one that just keeps on rollin’.  One that I join with and together we…

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Are You Doing Your Work?

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
Your “work” being your calling or your passion or your raison d’etre. Recently, I attended a rich discussion by a panel of gifted, acclaimed choreographers (Wendy Whelan, David Dorfman, Ronald K. Brown, Brian Brooks).  I…

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