Modern Yoga’s #1 Mistake & How We’re Fixing It

(Part 1) How are your shoulders, hips and low back feeling today?  Around 41 I started having almost daily issues with mine, especially my low back —and as a teacher and (at that point) 22 year practitioner of yoga, this sent me on a deep inquiry into what I needed to...

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Dance Tribe Q&A

Dance Tribe Q&A the most common questions I get: 1) will i have to learn steps and keep up and will people be judging me? 2) is it 5 Rhythms? 3) is it Ecstatic...

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Open Sky Transformation Retreat – Fall 2019

                           What a difference 3 days can make! Come and shift your perspective on life.   JOIN US October 3rd-6th, 2019   Imagine yourself in a truly beautiful place, only 90 minutes from LA and nestled in the verdant Ojai valley. In this place you'll...

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Dance Community Consent Guidelines

We recently completed a survey with the aim of proposing some Consent Guidelines for whomever might find them useful in the broader dance communities. This is in no way intended to be authoritative, but is our current best effort toward addressing some issues that...

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Dance Community Flowchart!

As part of the Dance Community Consent Guidelines Project, I have created this flowchart, that is especially good for those new to the practice as a quick introduction! After surveying 43 women with 7 questions —I have been compiling the data into a new document which...

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On Self-Judgment, “Letting Go” & A Practice Orientation..

Someone recently was asking me about dance, and how to overcome feeling self-conscious and caring what other people think... She was saying that there are times when she can really let go, and other times not... I couldn't help smiling and thinking, "Welcome to being...

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Dance Tribe Method —Part 3: The Ecstatic Peak!

We started in the mood of Reflection, slowly entering the space, tuning in, enacting a personal Ritual of Entry, and then exploring movement together in The Build, through the growing energy, tempo, volume and fluidity —no agenda, judgment, or choreography required......

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DANCE TRIBE Method: Part 2, The Build

After having discovered your Ritual of Entry, and arrived in the Holy Moment of Embodied Presence with Permission to Explore, the next phase is about building energy. The Build is usually from about 20 minutes in until around 50 minutes into any Dance Tribe session.  ...

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The DANCE TRIBE Method, Part One: REFLECTION

During any Dance Tribe event there will be periods of reflection —opportunities to drop in, sense your body, invite your heart into the room, slow down your mind, and be present in the space. These include the Ritual of Entry during the first 15 or 20 minutes: Find...

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