29 years ago I arrived on a 5Rhythms dance floor with a background in a handful of ballet, my arms & legs full of sports & my whole body full of African & Contemporary dance. I was familiar with improvising movement but not in connection with my emotions. It was the rhythm of Chaos that opened my heart & allowed me to release the shackles of the emotional straight jacket I was living in.TAGS: 5Rhythms, 5rhythms teacher training, 5Rhythms Teachers Association, 5RTA, angela griffiths, art, ballet, balleter, contact improv, contemporary dance, dance, emotions, england, feet, finland, gabrielle roth, helsinki, improvisation, Jason Rowe, life, london, meditation, movement medicine, Open floor, ritual waves, soul motino, sports, susannah darling, yaakov darling khan
“Emptiness which is conceptually liable to be mistaken for sheer nothingness is in fact the reservoir of infinite possibilities.” — D.T. Suzuki Dear Dancing Maniacs, I’ve spent the last days …TAGS: 5 rhythms, 5Rhythm Teacher Association, 5Rhythms, 5Rhythms OneTribe, 5Rhythms Teacher Association, 5Rhythms Teachers Association, 5RTA, Andrea Juhan, Chaos, Conscious Dance, Cycles, dagmar cee, dance movement therapy, ecstatic dance, five rhythms, Flowing, gabriell, gabrielle roth, Jason Rowe, jonathan horan, Lyrical, Maps to Ecstasy, meditation, MIrrors, movement medicine, Movement Teacher Training, moving meditation, Open floor, ritual theater, shamanic dance, soul motion, Staccato, Stillness, sweat your prayers, Teacher Training, The Moving Center, the moving center school, together, unity, Waves
BELONGING is precious.
A heart felt sense we all desire that occurs naturally when we allow fluidity with our emotions.
After an adventful childhood, touched by both light and shadow, I was eager for success in the material world. At the same time I froze my emotional growth through addiction to alcohol and then cocaine. I became utterly separated from my body. The source of my be-longing.TAGS: 5 rhythms, 5Rhythm Teacher Association, 5Rhythms, 5Rhythms OneTribe, 5Rhythms Teacher Association, 5RTA, Chaos, Conscious Dance, dance movement therapy, ecstatic dance, Esalen, five rhythms, Flowing, gabrielle roth, Heartbeat, Jason Rowe, jonathan horan, Lyrical, Medicine Dance, meditation, Movement Teacher Training, moving meditation, Open floor, shamanic dance, Staccato, The Moving Center, the moving center school, Waves, Willemjin De Dreu