Stop. Close your eyes
& feel the sensation of living.
The ground pressing the underside of your foot. Air resting on your cheek.
Breathing’s hush inside your ear. Your viscera curled like sleeping bears…

How It Feels

How It Feels

We are a body-being. We delve inside, deepening into ever-unfolding Subtlety. Here is how it might be... “We get down ...
Movement Monastery

Movement Monastery

“Let love lead your soul.  Make it a place to retire to, a kind of monastery cave, a retreat for ...
Inspiration In Our Depth

Inspiration In Our Depth

The first New Year’s Eve on Earth without parents, I decided that I needed above all else to do a ...
Veil Dancing

Veil Dancing

by Dunya Dianne McPherson I stand looking at my closet. Behind the closed wooden doors are veils; I see them ...
Ambition Falling

Ambition Falling

Every autumn, I spend three solitary weeks at Ravenrock because—this is my incapacity—I feel my depth best when ‘worldly’ cacophony ...
Alia's Dance Room

Alia’s Dance Room

by Alia Thabit photo of Alia: Dunya McPherson My dance room is the south end of my house and has ...
Urban Ritual: with Erin Carlisle Norton

Urban Ritual: with Erin Carlisle Norton

I walk along Chambers St. in lower Manhattan beside a massive Victorian edifice of pillars and arches to Gibney Dance, ...
Time Machine

Time Machine

I have been invited to write on the topic of The Feminine for an anthology. Such an enormous prompt will ...
Witness Dancing

Witness Dancing

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