Movement meditation. Skin of Glass: Finding Spirit in the Flesh.

We Need Better Words

We Need Better Words

I walk through the cemetery on my way to the beach. I know nothing about most names carved here. Living ...
Courage on the Rocks

Courage on the Rocks

Shay, my niece’s 36-year-old fiancé, reached down from the rocky incline above me. I was stuck, afraid to move. “Grab ...
A Body Dancing is an Ear to the Cosmos

A Body Dancing is an Ear to the Cosmos

Dance is the language belonging to everything bodily and, in this incarnation, there is nothing that isn't bodily ...
Dark Embodiment

Dark Embodiment

The cycle of light and dark means we are turning as Earth—a dervish—faces the sun then the wide cosmos ...
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 house was bloated with the usual mix of lovely things and nonsense which we all collect ...
Practice: Three Spaces

Practice: Three Spaces

I like the word ‘space’ for cue-ing our body because it gives a spherical feeling to our explorations (versus the ...
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 ...
Practice: Back Roll

Practice: Back Roll

I sit crosslegged and rock forward and back gently on my sitz bones which are like little rocking chair rockers ...