Pilobolus dancer profiles
“I found myself drawn to the infinite opportunities of dance, not so much as a young person’s limited career but as a limitless movement art full of possibilities! “ - Morgan Houghton, Pilobolus Shadowland dancer I love reading the dancer profiles on the Pilobolus blog. I find them inspirational and love that many of the dancers came to dance at a “later” age. Read the...
change is in the air…
Rhythm is the most perceptible and least material thing.– Sédar Senghor
"The Surprising Silver Lining of Sadness" →
“So while swallowing a pill may forestall psychological suffering, it also may rob you of your brain’s ability to reconfigure pain into wisdom and grit—both of which will serve you well for the rest of your life.”
Character, then, isn’t what we think it is or, rather, what we want it to...– Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point
When we observe a woman who seems hostile and fiercely independent some of the...– Walter Mischel, psychologist, as quoted in Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point
bridgettelizabeth: “It’s a constant practice to remember that I didn’t know what I know now two years ago. And that two years from now I’ll say the same thing.” — CharlieGilkey …and beautifully, our bodies are evolving along with our minds. the knowledge of our bodymind is ever changing and extraordinarily alive.
Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in...– Rumi (via balletchihuahua) (via franciscogella) even if dance is the problem, dance is the solution.
Our yearning for concrete certainties and for universally reliable solutions has...– Deane Juhan
Just began reading the anatomy book Job’s Body: A Handbook for Bodywork by Deane Juhan. I’ve only just finished the introduction, but its already so rich with concepts to think about and center on. Now I have almost zero experience with bodywork, I’ve had a couple of massages before; but my experiences with dance and touch and yoga and anatomy, with cultivating movement and habit...
So I want to compile a little anatomy reading list. I’ve got a few books collected that I’m about to dig into, and a yoga teacher recently recommended checking out Job’s Body: A Handbook for Bodywork. Any followers have any anatomy/physiology related reading recommendations?
I don’t want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.– George Balanchine