Performed to Gayatri Mantra by Deva Premal, one of my favorite meditation songs ever. She reminds me of a wild jellyfish as she spins and swirls.
I recently read a blog post on Portland Flamenco Events entitled “Do you know what just happened?” and it reminds me of a little anecdote I relate to my students when I am teaching them shimmies. Taking a trip into … Read More
I very much enjoyed reading “A Dancer’s Retort” by Brittany Beyer–a self-professed “Dance Enthusiast” and Associate Editor for the Huffington Post. In it, Beyer explores the issues surrounding making a living wage as a professional dancer. There is a lot … Read More
Sebastien Soldevila and Emilie Bonnavaud in an act for Cirque de Demain in a Montréal festival. Truly one of the best acro-dance routines I have ever seen. They are well balanced as a team, and the man also acts and … Read More
Recently in class a student asked me how long it took me to feel proficient at tribal group improvisation. I told her it would be wildly different from person-to-person, depending on previous dance/movement experience, mind-body connection, home practice, etc. But … Read More