Do you ever find yourself getting in your own way? Have you ever done battle with procrastination? What's your approach to working towards your higher calling? Most everyone has some sort of larger vision or secret dream. Yet far too many of us keep the really good stuff on the back burner while [...]
Monday Love to your Words & Wisdom plus Polly Triplat invites you to Sierraville for a Soulwise Sojourn!
By Mark| 2019-04-16T04:15:37-04:00 April 16th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: Bodywise Massage, Conscious Dancer Magazine, Dance First Association, Dance First Member Spotlight, Dancing Freedom with AhMuse or Beats and Bowls with Breeze-la, Nurture, Nurture - Earth Day Soulwise Retreat, Sierra Conscious Dance, Sierra Conscious Dance Collective, Sierra Hot Springs, SoulCollage, Soulwise Movement, Soulwise Sojourn, Soulwise Sojourns, Sow your Seeds, Sow Your Seeds - New Moon Soulwise Retreat, The Four Agreements of don Miguel Ruiz, www.PollyTriplat.com, www.SierraConsciousDance.com|
Are you careful about how you speak? Do you pay close attention to the words that come out of your mouth? What happens when the lightbulb of an idea appears above your head? As members of the human family, we all have one thing in common. We love to talk a lot! Obviously, [...]
Monday Love to your Innovation and Imagination plus shout out to Anna Halprin’s new book & The Tamalpa Institute’s offerings!
By Mark| 2019-04-09T03:15:29-04:00 April 9th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: Anna is a life-long pioneer, Bay Area Dance Week – Life/Art Dances with Maggie Silverman, Bay Area Dance Week – Movement Ritual and Dance Explorations – with Joy Cosculluela, Bay Area Dance Week – Tamalpa Dances with lu-Hui Chua, Bay Area Dance Week – Tamalpa Experience with Natan Daskal, Body Ensouled, check out this documentary film!, Conscious Dancer Magazine, Dance First Association, Dance First Member Spotlight, Dance First members, Ebb and Flow: A Retreat for Body, Empowering Creativity Through Movement/Dance and Life/Art Metaphors w/Daria & Anna Halprin, Enacted and Entranced: A Special Workshop with Daria Halprin, Hannah Arendt, LCSW, MA, Making Dances That Matter: Resources for Community Creativity, Mind and Spirit with Kaye Anderson, MoveMap, Planetary Dance, Rhythm & Rite – The Singing Body with Dohee Lee, RSME, RSMT, Sapiens - A Brief History of Humankind, Scoring & Performance with Iu-Hui Chua and Joy Cosculluela, Tamalpa Experience with Cameron Kincaid Richardson, Tamalpa Experience with Iu-Hui Chua, Tamalpa Experience: Life/Art Dances with Joy Cosculluela, Tamalpa Summer Workshop: Movement as a Life/Art Process with Daria Halprin, Tamalpa website., The Life/Art Process, The Planetary Dance, The Tamalpa ArtCorps, The Tamalpa ArtCorps and their social justice outreach programs here, Through the Eyes of a Dancer, Wendy Perron, Yuval Harari|
How much stock do you place in your vision? Have you ever thought about why imagination so powerful? What is this secret sauce we humans have that enables us to run the world? Storytelling is so common and ubiquitous in our daily lives that we scarcely give it a second thought. Spend any [...]
By Mark| 2019-04-02T05:38:50-04:00 April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: Andrew Lloyd Webber, April 7th at the renowned Kripalu Center in Stockbridge, Conscious Dancer Magazine, Dance First Association, Dance First Member Spotlight, Kripalu Center, MA, Massachusetts, New York, NY, Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, Stockbridge, Sunday, The Checklist Manifesto, The Omega Institute, The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck|
Have you ever thought about the Zeitgeist of an era? Are there any moments in your past that evoke strong feelings? What makes a particular atmosphere so unique? Memory and contemplating the future are two sides of the same coin with much in common. When we think back on a specific moment [...]
By Mark| 2019-03-26T02:40:45-04:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: Barefoot Love Letters, BodyJazz, Borgo Paola, Conscious Dancer Magazine, Dance First Association, Dance First Member Spotlight, EmmaDance, Erik Erikson, Transitio-n website|
Have you ever met someone who just can’t seem to get out of their own way? What can you do to help someone who is their own worst enemy? Why do some people always seem to sabotage themselves? One of the skills we humans are known for is our ability to recognize patterns. [...]
Monday Love to your Friends and Feelings and Celebrate Spring Equinox with the Critical Mass Dance Company!
By Mark| 2019-03-19T05:29:20-04:00 March 19th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: aka Johnny Rotten, Conscious Dancer Magazine, Critical Mass Dance Company website, CriticalMassDanceCompany, Dance First Association, Dance First Member Spotlight, Dance from the Heart, Dance from your Heart :: Spring Equinox Celebration, John Lydon|
Have you ever had to deal with someone who is grumpy? What do you do for someone who is in a bad mood? How can you make this situation better without making it worse? Face it, the world is not just sunshine and lollipops all the time. Even the most fortunate and blessed [...]
By Mark| 2019-02-26T02:18:29-04:00 February 26th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: Azul Certified Teachers Retreat, Azul Online Offering – Free Guided Movement Session, Azul Teacher Training – Module One Apprenticeship, Azul Trilogy – Doorways to Love, Azul Trilogy – Portals of Healing, Azul Workshop – Transforming Suffering to Joy, Conscious Dancer Magazine, Dance First Association, Dance First Member Spotlight, David Brooks on the Ted Radio Hour, Don Shirley, Down Home Music, Friedrich Nietzsche, Green Book, Joseph Soloveitchik, New Azul Retreat – Healing the Masculine and Feminine, One Dance Tribe Europe, One Dance Tribe March 8 through 12th, One Dance Tribe NY, played somewhat loosely with the facts, Reinhold Niebuhr, Soul Tribe, The Lonely Man Of Faith, this edition of One Dance Tribe, www.onedancetribe.com, www.pathofazul.com|
Do you operate from the inside out or the outside in? Where do you find your motivation and inspiration? Which one has the upper hand in your operating system, emotion or intellect? Everyone has a different yardstick to measure themselves by, and one of the main indicators of fulfillment is the feeling that [...]
By Mark| 2019-02-12T01:51:14-04:00 February 12th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: Alvin Ailey, Cocréa, Cocréa Mindful Partner Dance Retreat, Conscious Dancer Magazine, Dance First Association, Dance First Member Spotlight, Dance Your Medicine, Dance Your Medicine - A Cocréa Mindful Partner Dance Retreat, Danyasa, Mindful Partner Dance, Wren LaFeet, www.DanceCocréa.com|
What’s the most interesting thing you could share about yourself? Why is it that creativity is so fascinating? What’s the best part of your story? It’s easy to think about people in terms of 'what they do'. Or to classify them according to 'what they are'. And obviously there are folks with such [...]
By Mark| 2019-01-29T02:28:32-04:00 January 29th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: Circus Center, Conscious Dancer Magazine, Dance First Association, Dance First Member Spotlight, Dance Jam, Earth - Felt - Dance, Earth - Felt - Dance Conference, Earth - Felt - Dance Conference – Portals to the Landscape of the Body, Earth - Felt - Dance Conference – Portals to the Landscape of the Body with Caroline Kleindienst, Narelle Carter-Quinlan & more, Oscar Wilde, Somatic Healing Arts, Tamalpa Institute, The Crucible, www.CarolineKleindienst.net|
Do you have a ‘career’? What’s your ‘occupation’? Do you consider yourself gainfully employed, self-employed, or something else? One of the things that most of us get drilled into our heads as we grow up is the necessity of becoming a “productive member of society.” Most of us understand right off the bat [...]
Monday Love to your Dancing Dream plus Movement Medicine with Ya’Acov Darling Khan is headed your way!
By Mark| 2019-01-22T03:14:01-04:00 January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: Anna Halprin, Bagman, Beyond Vietnam, Butterfly in the Heart – Movement Medicine Weekend with Ya’Acov Darling Khan, Conscious Dancer Magazine, Conscious Dancer Podcast, Dance First Association, Dance First Member Spotlight, Dance Jam in Berkeley, I Have a Dream, Jaguar in the Body, Jaguar in the Body - Butterfly in the Heart, Martin Luther King Jr, Movement Medicine, Popper Paradox, School of Movement Medicine Website, Slowburn, Susannah Darling Khan, The Alchemy of Infinity - Healing the Cycle of Giving and Receiving, The Alchemy of Infinity :: Healing the Cycle of Giving & Receiving with Ya’Acov Darling Khan, The Rainbow Coalition, the world is becoming more peaceful, Ya’Acov Darling Khan|
Do you have a dream? What is your vision of an ideal society? Where do you fit in the social strata of our world? Here in the USA, today is a holiday dedicated to the memory the Baptist minister Martin Luther King Jr. Born on January 15, 1929, the annual holiday happens on the [...]
Monday Love to your Modes and Methods plus Big Ups to Brietta Leader and her Wildcore Movement Retreats!
By Mark| 2019-01-15T03:51:39-04:00 January 15th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: B.P. Morton, Bohemian Rhapsody, Conscious Dancer Community Spotlight, Conscious Dancer Magazine, Creative Empowerment, Dance First Association, Dance Jam, Don Miguel Ruiz, Freddie Mercury, Fuel Your Passion, George Bernard Shaw, Teacher’s Training, Wildcore Movement, WildCore Movement Retreat, WildCore Teacher Training 2019, WildCoreMovement.com, WildCore™ Teacher Certification|
Do you ever ponder your modes of communication? How do you know what method or format to use in any given circumstance? What’s your best way of getting your point across? There’s a wide variety of methods by which we communicate in today’s world, from the most distilled and boiled down texts and [...]
By Mark| 2018-12-25T02:37:43-04:00 December 25th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: Conscious Dancer Magazine, Dance First Association, Dance First Media Spotlight, Dance Tribe, Ecstatic Dance, Funny Frank Olivier's, Merry Christmas, San Luis Obispo|
What’s your go-to greeting this time of year? Do you say “Merry Christmas, or Happy Holidays, or something entirely different? What’s your year-end tradition that you share with your friends and family and the world?If there’s ever a time of year when it seems like the time-space continuum has shifted into overdrive, this must be it!