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Monday Love to your Practice of Patience and Help UCLA Study Conscious Dance Today!

2019-08-13T04:26:18-04:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"Patience is not simply the ability to wait - it's how we behave while we're waiting." ~ Joyce Meyer Do you believe that patience is a virtue? Is there ever a time when impatience serves you well? How is patience related to mindfulness? Patience is one of those things that's easier to talk [...]

Monday Love to your Base of Belonging plus Path of Azul has a training for you!

2019-08-06T03:29:18-04:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." ~ Coretta Scott King Do you belong to a community? Or does your community belong to you? How are belonging and ownership different? How often have you heard someone say the words “my community”? You’ve probably said [...]

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Monday Love to your Momentum and Motion plus Dance Your Art Out online with Sarah Davies!

2019-07-30T04:48:07-04:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Nothing happens until something moves." ~ Albert Einstein How do you keep your momentum up? What’s your relationship to inertia? When is the best time to ‘press pause’? You have probably heard the old saying “a rolling stone gathers no moss.” One of the primary foundations of physics is the first law of [...]

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Monday Love to your Pioneer Spirit and save your spot for See/Hear/Love with Medicine Dance!

2019-07-23T04:48:46-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

"If you want to be a pioneer, you have to be intentional, at least a little bit." ~ Syd Who are the pioneers that have blazed trails for you? Which pathfinders led the way on your current journey? Where have you opened doors for others to go through? Society’s story is one of [...]

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Monday Love to your Temporal Timing and make tracks to the Tribal Gathering at Madrona!

2019-07-16T03:52:49-04:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , |

"Time keeps on slipping... into the future." ~ Steve Miller Does time ever seem to speed up for you? What makes it pass more slowly? Why is our sense of time so flexible in the first place? We’ve all heard the classic Steve Miller line in 'Fly Like an Eagle'. But have [...]

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Monday Love to your Cultural Connections and plan ahead for Moving Arts Lab 2019 at Earthdance!

2019-07-09T04:49:26-04:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"The role of culture is that it's the form through which we as a society reflect on who we are, where we've been, where we hope to be." "~ Wendell Pierce" What are your cultural reference points? Is there a touchstone from your past that you carry with you to this day? How [...]

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Monday Love to your Power of Positivity and shout out to The Synergy Studio’s fabulous new location!

2019-07-04T05:52:44-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another." "~ Napoleon Hill " What's your secret to getting along well with other people? Do you ever find yourself talking about someone who isn’t present? Why is it [...]

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Monday Love to your Power of Practice and mini-interview with ZeroOne’s Adam Barley!

2019-06-25T06:53:34-04:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

"Practice puts brains in your muscles" ~ Sam Snead How do you know when you’re good at something? Where is that point when you can finally feel like a pro? What is mastery of a technique or habit mean anyway? We all go through life learning, and most of us know the [...]

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Monday Love to your Power of Permission and Dance, Play, Thrive with Nancy Trunzo!

2019-06-17T08:58:29-04:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When you go to a dance or an event, do you make an effort to be seen? Or do you have moments when you prefer to remain transparent? How easy is it for you to flow between the two states? It’s totally natural to flow between those two energies, sometimes within only a [...]

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Monday Love to your DNA’s Destiny and make plans for Parashakti’s Discovery Weekend at the Open Center

2019-06-04T08:07:14-04:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How have things changed for you over the years? How have things stayed the same? What do you use as a benchmark to compare? Whenever I do an interview with someone I make sure to ask these questions. It's an interesting way to get perspective on a person's progress through life. It's also [...]

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Monday Love to your Memorial Memories and join Daria and Anna Halprin at Esalen in August!

2019-05-28T04:56:41-04:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What symbolizes summer for you? How do you mark the turn of the seasons? Do you take holidays literally or figuratively? With today being Memorial Day here in the USA it feels like a shift into summer is in the air. On one hand, this is the three-day weekend that signifies the start [...]

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Monday Love to your Universal Language and make plans for SpiritFlight with Visudha de los Santos!

2019-05-21T16:39:16-04:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Have you ever tried to communicate with someone who speaks a foreign language? How is it that animals seem to know what we're saying, regardless of what language we speak? What's your secret to getting your point across regardless of any language barrier? As different as we all are, we all have a [...]

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Monday Love to your Somatic Solutions and shout out to “Live Wire” Lorca Simons!

2019-05-07T05:12:11-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How do you deal with everyday problems? What’s your strategy when you have to figure something out? Does it ever feel like things are too big to deal with? Face it, we are all only human. As we dance along through our lives on this great floor called earth, we are inevitably faced [...]

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Monday Love to your Excellent Chances and shout out to Sofiah Thom and her Temple Body Arts programs!

2019-04-30T04:53:39-04:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you ever get daunted by statistics? Have you ever decided not to do something because the chances didn’t seem good? How do you know when it’s worth rolling the dice and taking a longshot anyway? It’s all too easy to decide not to take the first step simply because the odds are [...]

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Monday Love to your Path of Least Resistance and make plans for Dance Week!

2019-04-23T00:33:42-04:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Monday Love to your Words & Wisdom plus Polly Triplat invites you to Sierraville for a Soulwise Sojourn!

2019-04-16T04:15:37-04:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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, [...]

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Monday Love to your Innovation and Imagination plus shout out to Anna Halprin’s new book & The Tamalpa Institute’s offerings!

2019-04-09T03:15:29-04:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Monday Love to your Elevating Atmospheres plus Parashakti invites you to Answer Your Soul’s Call!

2019-04-02T05:38:50-04:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Monday Love to your Patience and Patterns and make tracks to Rome for Barefoot Love Letters!

2019-03-26T02:40:45-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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. [...]

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Monday Love to your Friends and Feelings and Celebrate Spring Equinox with the Critical Mass Dance Company!

2019-03-19T05:29:20-04:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Monday Love to your Virtues and Values plus One Dance Tribe heads to New York!

2019-02-26T02:18:29-04:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Monday Love to your Creative Process and Cocréa Mindful Partner Dance is calling you to Costa Rica!

2019-02-12T01:51:14-04:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Monday Love to your Being and Doing plus the Earth-Felt-Dance Conference with Caroline Kleindienst!

2019-01-29T02:28:32-04:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Monday Love to your Dancing Dream plus Movement Medicine with Ya’Acov Darling Khan is headed your way!

2019-01-22T03:14:01-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Monday Love to your Modes and Methods plus Big Ups to Brietta Leader and her Wildcore Movement Retreats!

2019-01-15T03:51:39-04:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Monday Love to your Mood of Merriment and save the date for Tricks to Happiness!

2018-12-25T02:37:43-04:00December 25th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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!

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