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 teacher training, angela griffiths, art, ballet, balleter, contact improv, contemporary dance, dance, emotions, england, feet, finland, helsinki, improvisation, life, london, 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: 5Rhythms Teachers Association, 5Rhythms Teachers Association, Andrea Juhan, Cycles, dagmar cee, gabriell, Maps to Ecstasy, MIrrors, movement medicine, movement medicine, ritual theater, soul motion, Stillness, sweat your prayers, Teacher Training, together, unity
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, 5 rhythms, 5Rhythm Teacher Association, 5Rhythm Teacher Association, 5Rhythms, 5Rhythms, 5Rhythms, 5Rhythms OneTribe, 5Rhythms OneTribe, 5Rhythms Teacher Association, 5Rhythms Teacher Association, 5RTA, 5RTA, 5RTA, Chaos, Chaos, Conscious Dance, Conscious Dance, dance movement therapy, dance movement therapy, ecstatic dance, ecstatic dance, Esalen, five rhythms, five rhythms, Flowing, Flowing, gabrielle roth, gabrielle roth, gabrielle roth, Heartbeat, jonathan horan, jonathan horan, Lyrical, Lyrical, Medicine Dance, meditation, meditation, meditation, Movement Teacher Training, Movement Teacher Training, moving meditation, moving meditation, Open floor, Open floor, Open floor, shamanic dance, shamanic dance, Staccato, Staccato, The Moving Center, The Moving Center, the moving center school, the moving center school, Waves, Waves, Willemjin De Dreu