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Anne Lamott on The New Year Diet

Characteristic humour and depth from Anne, on a seasonally relevant theme…. This touches on personal experience for me. I have experienced similar battles to Anne’s. In my past life, I regularly embarked on diets. I have also found more of value in deeper connection … Continue reading

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Gabrielle Roth, 1941-2012: Disciple of the Deep Dark Divine – Eliezer Sobel

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-99th-monkey/201310/gabrielle-roth-1941-2012-disciple-the-deep-dark-divine ‘You didn’t really think this was about dancing, did you?’ This is the follow up to yesterday’s short film showing 5 Rhythms dance, a wonderful article by Eliezer about Gabrielle Roth, the movement’s founder. There is a lot in … Continue reading

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Conscious Dance and 5 Rhythms

‘For the love of the dance… Its ability to turn our suffering into art Its power to connect us more deeply to our truth Its vastness that holds the spectrum of humanity from grief to ecstasy. 5 Rhythms is a … Continue reading

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Contact Improvisation

  The writer does quite a lot of conscious dance (or movement meditation). Contact improvisation is one form with which she is less familiar. As she understands it, the idea is that the dancers remain in more or less constant … Continue reading

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Contact Improvisation: An Intuitive, Non-Verbal and Intimate Dialogue: Itay Yatuv at TEDxBGU

Click on the link for this interesting TED film/talk by Itay, artistic director of the Hakvutza Dance School in Jaffa, Tel Aviv. Itay has been practicing and teaching Contact Improvisation for over 10 years to professional and amateur dancers. He … Continue reading

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Ryan Woodward – Thought of you

Gorgeous, deep, resonant short animation on longing, love and relationship. With thanks to Ryan Woodward, Missao Canada and Felipe Franca, and to Jürgen Teutsch and Lived Experience: the Reference of Life on Facebook for introducing us to Ryan. Jürgen had posted … Continue reading

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