A Body Dancing is an Ear to the Cosmos

A Body Dancing is an Ear to the Cosmos

Bad Values ‘Pretty, fit , and fun’—that is how we value dance in our culture. Part of me always cringes ...
Dark Embodiment

Dark Embodiment

Dark Treasure The cycle of light and dark means we are turning as Earth—a dervish—faces the sun then the wide cosmos. The ...
Courage on the Rocks

Courage on the Rocks

Courage Shay, my niece’s 36-year-old fiancé, reached down from the rocky incline above me. I was stuck, afraid to move ...
Movement Monastery

Movement Monastery

“Let love lead your soul.  Make it a place to retire to, a kind of monastery cave, a retreat for ...
Clearing Space

Clearing Space

The first New Year’s Eve on Earth without parents, I decided that I needed above all else to do a ...
Alia's Dance Room

Alia’s Dance Room

My dance room is the south end of my house and has a 5-sided bay window, so it is bright ...
Time Machine

Time Machine

Alone at Ravenrock, I'm in a time machine. I read Virginia Wolf's essays, written hundred years ago, as if they ...
Witness Dancing

Witness Dancing

Witnessing Other Bodies Professional dancers. I have been unable to look at these 'athletes of God'. My gaze crawls out ...
Practice: Three Spaces

Practice: Three Spaces

On earth, we have three moving relationships to gravity. Low space is movement on the floor; middle space is any ...