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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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Why Let Go?

  Letting go of possessions, things, clearing the house, donating invites spaciousness lightens…. Letting go of rules, constraints, forms in writing permits possibilities to pour forth….. Letting go of unhelpful habits, of self-sabotage and self-defeat welcomes wellness, relaxing into growth…. … Continue reading

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Disentangling

a snap in the line the old, familiar lure weighted, plummeting a fish, thrashes I disentangling cannot come with you this time a crack splits the air between us (a muffle) as the light floods in redemption, releasing our ancient chains breathe

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How To Lighten Up?

That’s the question which has been percolating for me lately. It’s a question that’s come up many times before for this not so long ago devotée of gravitas. Sure, seriousness and dignity and weight have their value. But I have … Continue reading

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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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falling

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

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changing the rules of the game

after a carefully considered and comported lifetime of memorized etiquettes and conforming relevancies she is throwing down the gauntlet of polished utensils digging in to seize experience devour it with both hands the redolent juices dripping down a chin that … Continue reading

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