Tag Archives: Dance

Our Most Vibrant Selves

  Six or more sparkling Baltimore orioles and a couple of zesty hummingbirds have been feeding in the cherry tree outside our kitchen for much of the past few days.  What a gift! Dazzling orange is what first caught my … Continue reading

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Seeking Transformation? Then Dance!

  Same for: seeking inspiration, wellness, mood boosting, grounding, healing, energizing, relief, release? Again, give dancing a whirl! I was reminded once again of dance’s abundant juju after teaching class yesterday. First, through a new dancer’s story, which she shared … Continue reading

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Spaciousness: Life Lessons from Dancing

  Having abundant space or roominess. Being large in range or scope. These qualities have been my focus for quite awhile for my dancing and teaching dance.  Taking up more space when we move and constantly striving for the most … Continue reading

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small potatoes

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will … Continue reading

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Showing Up: Life Lessons from Dancing

Originally posted on Mermaid and the Marsh:
To show up is to be present, and open.  And ultimately, it is to be vulnerable. I’ve been thinking a lot about showing up lately, as I am back at it with a…

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

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
? “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…

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Mess: Life Lessons from Dancing

Brainstorming with a young dancer pal for an upcoming performance provided unexpected treasure recently.  As the organizer of the event, I’ve created some plans and parameters for the work, which has structure and is also to be largely improvised. Some … Continue reading

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