My Confession About Leading Warm Ups

My Confession About Leading Warm Ups
Posted by on Feb 17, 2016

What Is The ‘Purpose’ of Contact Improvistion?

What Is The ‘Purpose’ of Contact Improvistion?
Posted by on Dec 14, 2015

Confession: My Ideal in Contact Improvisation

Confession: My Ideal in Contact Improvisation
Posted by on Sep 2, 2015

Dangling Her Reckless Drop…

Dangling Her Reckless Drop…
Posted by on Jun 2, 2015

The Four Minute Rule and the Reluctant Student

The Four Minute Rule and the Reluctant Student
Posted by on Apr 13, 2015

Choose to Live Like a Perennial or an Agave?

Choose to Live Like a Perennial or an Agave?
Posted by on Mar 8, 2015

Music at Jams

Music at Jams
Posted by on Sep 30, 2013

Many years ago I put out the call for words of advice for musicians at jams. This is one of the best writings to come back. I’m afraid I don’t remember who wrote it. (If you wrote it please let me know so I can give you credit)

Improvised Music at Contact Improvisation Jams

Yes, I am a contact improvisation dancer and a musician. The keyword here is “sensitivity“.

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Old Growth: A Meditation on Dancing and Aging

Old Growth: A Meditation on Dancing and Aging
Posted by on Sep 26, 2013

I used to roar into the dance studio and begin by jumping off the walls – becoming sweaty and energetic and frothy. Then I would slow down and shift into sensation. Now, as I’m in my 50’s, I slide into the studio and start slow, steeping in the ale and gradually working up to the froth.

The words “young” and “old” have never made sense to me. But I appreciate now the notion of aging, of time passing and changes in the body and outlook.

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What are the Qualities of an Advanced Contact Improvisation Dancer? Part one

What are the Qualities of an Advanced Contact Improvisation Dancer? Part one
Posted by on Sep 15, 2013

Recently some of the organizers of my “advanced” workshops have turned away students for not having enough of the fundamentals of C.I. to join the group.

In Barcelona this past July the organizers and I asked two people to not continue because we didn’t feel

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101 Ways to Say No to Contact Improvisation

101 Ways to Say No to Contact Improvisation
Posted by on Sep 7, 2013

 

Boundaries and Trust
…it is important that awake people be awake, or
a breaking line may discourage them back to

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