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: 5Rhythm Teacher Association, 5Rhythms Teacher Association, Francis Eliot, Natalie Poole
I come from the Dominican Republic, where we are born dancing, and dancing is at the core of our everyday life. And I have been practicing various forms of Conscious Movement for the last seven years. However, 5TAGS: catherine llewynn, dominican, feet first5, osho, pure prayer, ray diaz, ritual, tribal heart
1998, my left side of the body was 0 out of 10 level paralyzed by stroke. It was shocking, at the same time my curiosity for the body was huge. I spent time facing my body for 8 months. For the first 4 months, I was in wheel chair and taking physical therapy. Slowly re-developing my nerve.TAGS: Chantell Foss, Esalen, Japan, masayo benoist, meditation, meditation, meditation, osaka, SpaceHolders, sweats, tokyo, Trust
I had a recent chance encounter with some Russian dolls (you know the ones which fit inside each other?) The babushkas reminded me of one of Gabrielle’s many 5-step maps, which I remember as the Five Stages of Consciousness in DanceTAGS: Anatomy of Emotions, Canada, Canada, Christan de Sousa, Consciousness, Dancing Tao, Ecstatic Rhythms, england, New York City, peter fodera, united kingdom
The Dancing Path
A call to surrender to the mystery. A path that does not exist yet and it is yours and yours alone to dance.
Your path is forged where you practice, where your feet kiss the earth time and time again.
The earth gives way to your dance, a trail to your deepest wounds, your deepest truths, your deepest creations….TAGS: 5Rhythms, 5Rhythms, 5Rhythms, 5Rhythms, 5Rhythms, 5Rhythms, Chaos, Chaos, dance movement therapy, dance movement therapy, dance movement therapy, dance movement therapy, Flowing, Flowing, gabrielle roth, gabrielle roth, gabrielle roth, gabrielle roth, gabrielle roth, gabrielle roth, jonathan horan, Lyrical, Lyrical, movement medicine, movement medicine, movement medicine, movement medicine, movement medicine, movement medicine, movement training, Open floor, Open floor, Open floor, Open floor, Open floor, soul motion, soul motion, soul motion, Staccato, Staccato, Stillness, the dancing path, The Moving Center, The Moving Center, The Moving Center, The Moving Center, the moving center school, the moving center school, wolf
I hated the music, especially the warm up, I didn’t know what to do with myself. I was totally in my head, get on with it says I. The session was far too long (I kept looking at the clock), & I didn’t like the teacher… Plus I was to come back another 4 timesTAGS: 5 rhythms, 5 rhythms, 5Rhythms OneTribe, 5Rhythms OneTribe, 5Rhythms Teachers Association, 5Rhythms Teachers Association, 5RTA, 5RTA, 5RTA, Bettine Leukert, Conscious Dance, Conscious Dance, Conscious Dance, dagmar cee, five rhythms, five rhythms, germany, Heera Andreas Mueller, Heike Fuhsy, ireland, Movement Teacher Training, moving meditation, moving meditation, Ron Hagendoorn, shamanic dance, shamanic dance, Sherron St Clair, sweat your prayers, Waves, Waves, Waves