On the dance floor my pain body has shown up like a cloak, or a sense that I am swimming in thick mud; it’s upset me for no good reason, had me hide and avoid contact. It separates me. It gives the illusion of hurting, but it’s not really pain, it is inertia. In emotional inertia, I’m not feeling.TAGS: Alessandro Moruzzi, death, essence, Heartbeat, inertia, innocence, Jean Rankin, love, Pain, San Francisco, united kingdom
I was dancing ‘in the womb’ during a Cycles workshop when I first heard someone whisper to me, You have to teach this, you have something to offer, you can’t keep this all to yourself. Disrupted, I stopped my dance and looked around. Everyone seemed to be engrossed in their own womb dances. I pushed these impossible words away; I wasn’t interested in teaching. I went on withTAGS: Francis Eliot, Natalie Poole
Hot off the press! We are happy to announce that, after a few years in the making, The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Wellbeingis now a fully published tome with a chapter on 5Rhythms. (The 5Rhythms® Movement Practice: Journey to Wellbeing, Empowerment, and Transformation) written in collaboration by 5Rhythms Teachers Mati Vargas-Gibson (Dallas, Mexico), Sarena Wolfaard (Edinburgh, South Africa), and Emma Roberts (Brighton, Paris).
I will never forget the impact of my dances at the very beginning when my body parts started to talk to me: my feet stamped in deep anger about not getting heard, my hips were crying out loudly and my hands were telling me stories of delight.TAGS: dagmar cee, ecstatic dance, ecstatic dance, ecstatic dance, ecstatic dance, ecstatic dance, five rhythms, five rhythms, five rhythms, five rhythms, five rhythms, Flowing, Flowing, Flowing, jonathan horan, Lyrical, Lyrical, Lyrical, movement medicine, movement medicine, movement medicine, Movement Teacher Training, Shanti Bok Rye, Staccato, Staccato, Staccato, Stillness, Stillness, Stillness