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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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The Sorceress of Reinvention

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? “Fearlessness is the mother of reinvention.”~Arianna Huffington Constantly decomposing and recomposing, the marsh is a boundless re-inventor. Like some wild and magical artist, she splashes vivid colors and pungent scents on the canvas, drenching…

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Mind Games: Life Lessons From Dancing

At the end of dance class yesterday with my mentor and dance idol, I asked for some help with a difficult inversion (handstand) we had worked on in class.  This particular movement requires buckets of control, balance, flexibility, and upper … Continue reading

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Bliss Is Our Compass

Taking stock of a summer of creative projects so that I can determine how to move forward, I flounder. Falter. Which step to take, in what direction?  It feels discouraging to scour the landscape for a path and find none. … Continue reading

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waiting…no more

        she is waiting for the light to change for an opening to be understood or visible for the kettle to boil the paint to dry, the storm to pass, an answer someone herself ~~ and that one … Continue reading

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back from the deep

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
wave after vast wave crashing down, staggering us here comes another \ cannot recover squelched breath of too many dreams spectered ocean teems \ deep dark descending unending fall, now halted by exalted calls ~~~~…

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The Courage to Experiment: Life Lessons from Dancing

“Life is trying things to see if they work.”~Ray Bradbury Heh.  Well, after my previous post, trumpeting the importance about cultivating courage to venture again and again out of our comfort zones, fast forward to today.  When I need to … Continue reading

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