Category: Dance

To Dance is Human
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To Dance is Human

Our entire body is in constant movement as every cell in our being transitions, grows, expands, dies, and regenerates.  We move as we walk, sit down, stand up, bend down, and turn around.  All sensory activity creates movement.  Our eyes process visual information, the muscles in our nose, lungs and chest expand and contract to [...]

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I’m not angry… I’m just intense!!!

I took a dance class yesterday with visiting Brazilian master, Rosangela Silvestre on the technique she developed – Silverstre Technique: Symbols in Motion.  Her incorporation of contemporary dance, chakra centers and Orixá energy was amazing.  Honoring the earth, water, air, and fire elements in our bodies created a completely different way of relating movement to our [...]

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From the Bottom of my Feet

It recently came to me the realization that although I love, love shoes, when it comes to dance, I prefer to not wear any.  For the last 5 years of my dancing career I have learned to dance without shoes.  I have been a strong follower of Modern Dance, Capoeira, Afro-Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban movement.  All of these [...]

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