Meditation: Bone Watching

A week or so ago, Nannette, Ric, and I got together for a much-needed impromptu Dancemeditation practice on Cape Cod. I had been feeling stressed and overwhelmed and was very grateful to be spreading out my blanket, getting down on the floor.  Once we were relaxed, I gave the following practice: Practice: Bone Watching Close [...]

Leading and Following

"Observing is a good way to learn. Listening with stitched lips, wakeful eyes, and quivering ears brings magic into your life." — from 'Dreams of Trespass' by Fatima Mernissi, Moroccan feminist scholar Practice: In a group, form a circle with the Leader in the center. The Leader closes the eyes and moves intuitively while the [...]

Veil Dancing

A veil is a swath of lightweight silk, 3 ½ yards long, 45” wide that acts as a ‘feeler’ expanding us beyond our body’s skin edge.by Dunya Dianne McPherson I stand looking at my closet. Behind the closed wooden doors are veils; I see them in my mind’s eye. I’ve been working brilliant, complex layers [...]

Communion of Beings

I couldn’t grasp this spark of information that immediately bypassed my head to lodge in my heart, beginning its long, leisurely, shimmering unfolding.

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