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Dance First Member Insight: Fred Sugerman and Medicine Dance!

2020-11-03T02:27:39-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week’s Dance First Members’ Spotlight shines on our entire revered family of Dance First members! It’s our honor and privilege to serve such a dynamic and high-vibration community of leaders around the world! Starting out with long-time the pioneering Tamalpa Institute . From the Life/Art Process to the Tamalpa ArtCorps, they’re cultivating Anna and Daria Halprin’s family [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: Open Floor & Somatic Experiencing facilitator Stacey Butcher!

2020-10-27T04:06:14-04:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week’s Dance First Member Spotlight is brought to you by Bay Area-based Open Floor, Somatic Experiencing, & Reiki facilitator Stacey Butcher “A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.“ ~ Olivia Owens I think we can safely say that all of us have had to step outside of our comfort zones in a [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: Qoya facilitator and Studio Sadie founder Sarah Sadie!

2020-10-20T03:13:33-04:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is brought to you by Madison, Wisconsin-based Qoya facilitator Sarah Sadie, founder of Studio Sadie! Hello, and Happy Autumn, here in the Northern Hemisphere!  How are you holding up? Myself, I hit the "six-month wall" that was much talked about sometime in September. As my kids went "back" to school—one to a substantially [...]

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Movement Medicine facilitator and Dance Your Prayers founder Carrie Branovan!

2020-10-13T06:55:50-04:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is brought to you by Movement Medicine facilitator and producer and Dance Your Prayers founder Carrie 'Zaza' Branovan! Movement Medicine?  I'd never heard of it. Since 2008, I had been exploring conscious dance practices in America. On a whim, while on a business trip to Dublin, I registered for a Saturday [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: Wildcore Movement founder Brietta Leader!

2020-10-10T04:03:49-04:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week’s Dance First Member Spotlight is brought to you by Brietta Leader, founder and creator of Wildcore Movement! Cycles of Wellness The cycles of wellness I am inspired to write about today connect us with our physicality, our energy body, and the bridge of metaphor that supports us in weaving our inner and outer worlds. In addition [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: Cocréa founder Wren LaFeet!

2020-09-29T02:18:59-04:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week’s Dance First Member Spotlight is brought to you by mindful partner dance innovator and Cocréa founder Wren LaFeet! Leading a Death Affirming Life I know many of us had high hopes for this year, and though it hasn’t delivered in ways we might have wanted, it certainly seems to be giving us a heaping dose of [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: “Live Wire” Lorca Simons!

2020-09-22T02:15:53-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is brought to you by UK-based 5Rhythms Dance and Ritual Theatre facilitator Lorca Simons! Dear Dancers,  Since March, I've committed to offering 1:1 online work internationally. With dancers globally, these intimate windows are a healing balm, plugging into the spirit of creativity and a fundamental necessity for sanity and grounding. I have witnessed [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: 5Rhythms Facilitator Emma Leech

2020-09-15T04:59:58-04:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is brought to you by Europe-based 5Rhythms facilitator Emma Leech, aka Emma Dance! Dear Dancers,  Where to begin? For most of us, the impact of COVD is a surreal reality, hitting like a Sci-Fi movie: a mysterious killer pandemic sweeping the Globe, claiming thousands of lives, and testing humanity to its core. It [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: Alexis Mulhauser & Breema!

2020-09-08T09:28:44-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is brought to you by Alexis Mulhauser, faculty member and facilitator at The Breema Center in Oakland, California Dear Dancers,  I once read a quote from a book about Breema that said, "Ideas are exciting, but this moment is real." When I first took the quote in, I remember feeling something inside me open up to know [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: 5Rhythms’ Lucia Horan!

2020-09-01T11:41:01-04:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week’s Dance First Member Spotlight is brought to you by Lucia Horan, a member of the 5Rhythms family and a teacher of Dharma, Dance, and Meditation. Dear Dancers,  My name is Lucia Horan. I was born and raised at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA. A year ago, I returned to my homeland with my husband and daughter. It was [...]

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