Member Spotlight2020-02-25T11:01:48-05:00

Dance First Memorial Tribute to Anna Halprin courtesy of The Tamalpa Institute

This week's Dance First Member Insight is a tribute to Anna Halprin contributed by The Tamalpa Institute. Anna Halprin, a dancer and choreographer who sought to move beyond what she saw as the constraints of modern dance and whose [...]

Dance First Member Insight from 5Rhythms Dance, Dharma, and Meditation leader Lucia Horan!

This week's Dance First Member Insight is from 5Rhythms Dance, Dharma, and Meditation leader Lucia Horan. Grief Dancer: Resource & Renewal in the time of the Pandemic Many things have been learned during the time of the Pandemic. We have [...]

Dance First Member Insight from Movement Medicine co-founder Ya’Acov Darling Khan!

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from global movement leader Ya'Acov Darling Khan, co-founder of Movement Medicine. Greetings dear dancers, My whole life has centered around the great unanswerable questions of our universe. The original iteration of this fascination [...]

Dance First Member Spotlight on Lorca Simons, 5Rhythms Ritual Theatre Innovator and creator of LiveWire and WingSpan!

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from UK-based Lorca Simons, creator of the Live Wire & Wingspan interpretations of 5Rhythms Ritual Theatre. "I want to feel that we can touch each other through the screen towards a [...]

Dance First Member Insight from Alexis Mulhauser, founder of Nourish the Essence!

This week's Dance First Member Insight is from Bay Area-based Alexis Mulhauser, Nia Technique, Self-Breema, and Yin Yoga facilitator and founder of Nourish the Essence. "Learning to Teach; Teaching to Learn" Bringing expression to the dancefloor during COVID. [...]

Dance First Member Insight from Maneesha McClure, founder of Dance Alchemy!

This week's Dance First Member Insight is from Sedona-based Maneesha McClure, founder of Dance Alchemy. Dear Dancers, In the mid-'60s, Gabrielle Roth arrived at Esalen and began teaching in Fritz Perls' gestalt workshops. Her teachings focused on getting [...]

Dance First Member Insight from Dr. Jamie Marich, founder of Dancing Mindfulness!

This week's Dance First Member Insight is from Dr. Jamie Marich, founder of Dancing Mindfulness "Dancing Through Troubled Times" When I sought out my own recovery from trauma-related disorders and addiction in my early twenties, one of the reasons [...]

Dance First Member Insight from Jean Trewhella, founder of Movement Insights !

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from Jean Trewhella, founder of Movement Insights.Dear dancers,I first experienced JourneyDance with Toni at the Wild Women's Retreat in 2016. I loved how JourneyDance blended the witness/mover modality with transformation and fun, ecstatic [...]

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