Tag Archives: Martha Graham

Yes! We ARE Artists

“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 of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it … Continue reading

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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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How To Talk To Our Bodies

With gratitude, receptiveness and reverence, I would humbly submit. If you’re breathing right now, and I am guessing that you are, your body is achieving some amazing, highly complex activity, as you know.  Same for reading.  I’m not conversant with … Continue reading

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Dance: The Ultimate Storyteller

“You’re going to take another dance class?” I get that disbelieving question, and related queries and comments, a lot. So often that I started to think more deeply about why, why I am so smitten with taking dance class. I … Continue reading

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Dance: A Celebration of Being Human

“I feel that the essence of dance is the expression of mankind–the landscape of the human soul….I think the reason dance has held such an ageless magic for the world is that it has been the symbol of the performance … Continue reading

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sing your song

why shy away from what your never before nor again soul can say to us? sing it: bring forth  your singular and shining melody  with mounting confidence, join your lilt, your resonance in the world’s stunning still ravenous symphony sing! sing your song “The … Continue reading

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Intuition: Choreographing Life from the Inside Out

A transcendent moment of understanding!  That’s what I had today as I choreographed: a rare moment that breathed fresh and insightful air into my process for my dance solo. I realize I can trace this thread back to a related … Continue reading

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