Swimming In Air & The Practice of Free Form Yoga..

People new to DANCE TRIBE, especially from my yoga community, often think it is just a wild, fun dance party —it is a bit of a leap to see it as also being an awareness practice... Perhaps this is because of the lack of formal technique. With endless options and...

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Shyness & Authenticity at Dance Tribe

Today on Facebook, someone asked me such an honest and vulnerable question: "I really want to come to Dance Tribe, but what if I am too shy to dance?!" I know that when I first was invited to free-from dance events, it sounded great to me, but took about 6 months to...

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Move It Or Lose It —Variety is The Spice of Embodiment..

I have been reflecting lately, as I continue my own studies and experiential exploration of mind-body practice, on the old adage "move it or lose it..." In neuroscience there is the relatively new (20 years or so) concept of neuroplasticity. This is defined as how the...

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The 5 Keys To Love: On Relationships

In my private work, I have the privilege of talking to a lot of people about their relationships, their experiences with love, what they are looking for in a partner and where we all can tend to get stuck.. It is also a topic I have been fascinated by and have studied...

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Beneath The Surface Lies The Treasure

In the last few weeks, I have found myself repeating this idea that is central to everything I share with yoga, dance, meditation and bodywork: Whatever the practice is, think of it as a doorway beneath the surface, into the unknown... In psychological terms, we are...

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Meditation, Neuroscience & Somatic Psychology

AHEM Meditation, Neuroscience & Somatic Psych excerpt Hi! Above is the link for your FREE excerpt from my book Awakened Heart, Embodied Mind that serves as the manual for my yoga teacher training. You can also find out more about the training here.   This 18...

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The Dance Tribe Philosophy

1) We explore movement and breath as doorways into the journey beneath the surface. This is less about how it looks than about how it feels. 2) Dance is innate to who and what we are —it requires no choreography, method or ideology, just an open-ness to the moment....

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