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The Practice Is The Thing: Devotion

“I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. In each, it is the performance of a dedicated precise … Continue reading

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The Treasures of Collaboration

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”~Helen Keller The images in this post are the product of my collaboration with the multitalented photographer Nikki Carrara.  Sure, I had some movement prepared that I wanted photographed. … Continue reading

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The Importance of Showing Up

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I cannot remember the last time I danced as poorly as I did today.  I had half decided not to go to class as I had been feeling under the weather. Then, when I went…

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So, You Used To Be A Dancer? Life Lessons From Dancing (Reprise)

  “Ask [yourself] what makes you come alive and go do it.  Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.”~~Howard Thurman Folks keep coming across my path, voicing their passions along with their regret in not pursuing … Continue reading

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On Cultivating Joy

“We may think of joy as something that happens spontaneously.  But joy needs to be practiced and cultivated in order to grow.“~Thich Nhat Hanh Soon after I came across this wise reminder in Thich Nhat Hanh’s small but profound jewel … Continue reading

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It’s About Rapture!

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That’s been my mantra for the past ten days. Spurred by watching the iconic “The Power of Myth,” with the late visionary, Joseph Campbell. It’s about rapture! My shorthand for remembering to keep an eye…

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Dance Is Here

Getting ready to go dance with a new-to-me group of folks at a new-to-me venue. Will they and I be a good fit?  Will the movement and I dovetail in that magical and sometimes transcendent practice of dance? I don’t … Continue reading

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