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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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When Falling Isn’t Failing

I fall down a lot.  Sure, many of my falls are intentional, a key part of my modern/postmodern dancing. But I also have a noteworthy number of unplanned stumbles, trips, totters.  All of which have gotten me to think a … Continue reading

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Spreading A Sense of Possibility

Once upon a time, when I was a freshman in college, I took my first modern dance class.  I loathed it. So off-center and asymmetrical! So unexpected!  So dizzying with possibilities!  Like which body part was bearing weight and what … Continue reading

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rush of air brushes tumbling skin giving in to gravity: let go!

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Falling down: life lessons from the dance studio

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 the dance metaphor translates readily … Continue reading

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