Tag Archives: Touch

Joy – David Whyte

David has dedicated this post today on his Facebook page to his daughter, who is beginning college. May all those venturing into the world, and those who love them, experience joy and aliveness. Here is the text, for those who … Continue reading

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‘The Truelove’ David Whyte

Beautiful poem about coming home to love, from David. Lovely picture too. One or two of our readers are having difficulty reading some FB links, so here is the text:- THE TRUELOVE There is a faith in loving fiercely the … 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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The Longing for Belonging – Charles Eisenstein

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-eisenstein/indigeneity-and-belonging_b_8011302.html Originally written for our local Schumacher College, in the context of a course Charles was leading. Charles features regularly on this blog – the writer believes him to be one of the important thinkers and writers of our time. … Continue reading

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David Whyte – Second Sight

‘To know those arms around you and to make your home in the world just by being wanted’ Thank you, David. Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Nathaniel Hawthorne on Expressing love

“Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.” Nathaniel Hawthorne With thanks to … 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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