Wild Witness

I had not yet learned how to step beyond the vantage point of my humanness and all of its entitlements in order to truly see and be seen.

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 [...]

Dancemeditators Describe Their Room

Where do you do your daily practice? What time of day? What do you wear? What do you sit on? What music have you been using? How long have your practice sessions been and how frequent? Iscah Paquin In the last two week I have practices 2-3x a week. I have a dance/meditation room. It [...]

Urban Ritual: Interview with Erin Carlisle Norton

by Dunya Dianne McPherson I walk along Chambers St. in lower Manhattan beside a massive Victorian edifice of pillars and arches to Gibney Dance, a busy warren of dance studios. It hides somewhere here. I’m meeting Erin Carlisle Norton, host of ‘Movers and Shapers; A Dance Podcast’. Erin is doing an impressive project recording life [...]