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Soft Addictions

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Thanks to Andrea Wagnon for linking me up to this over on Facebook!http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=52408 Do mindless activity and bad habits have a hold on you? Get the tow truck, you’re in a rut. By Jeanie Lerche DavisWebMD FeaturePublished Feb. 18, 2004 … Read More

Losing your balance…

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If I’m losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and not just in yoga. ~T. Guillemets

Social media supplants living?

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Renee’s Tweet this week about how much time people spend online reading and talking about dance versus actually dancing is keenly close to some thoughts I have been having about social media in general. I really love the way social … Read More

Fusion as dessert

posted in: fusion, performance | 3

I was musing to my husband recently about musical choices, and how our troupe went from a good mix of folkloric and funky, to straight up funky, and is now trying to bring back in some of that folkloric. I … Read More

Developing your dance…

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I was tracking linkbacks and blog followers this morning and through a series of clicks I ran across a post by dancer Heather Sara from Newfoundland. She was writing about solo’ing, but more generally about how to bring her dance … Read More

What are you moving toward?

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“The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of … Read More

Art Is A Verb, Not A Noun

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http://www.artadvice.com/advice/article20.php “Most people don’t realize how much courage it takes for an artist to show their work to people. Courage, as defined by Mark Twain, is not the lack of fear, but rather being able to move forward in spite … Read More

Amy Sigil video from Gilded Serpent

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I was linked up to this via Facebook–a video clip that was taken of Amy Sigil chatting up some more traditional bellydancers and folk dancers at a show in Toronto. The video and my thoughts after the jump: My thoughts:I … Read More

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