Once a week I go to visit an Oak tree.
I often feel like a squirrel when I arrive.
My mind twitching like a fluffy tail.
I try to immerse myself into a slower pace.
A more patient place.
A more expansive space.
I try to listen to my tree who is not up to … [read more]
Top Five B.S. Reasons to Not Visit a Tree
as heard directly from my Inner Self-Saboteur
- Too Tired. Yes, I am. But that is a B.S. excuse.
- There will be nowhere to pee and its winter and no bushes to hide in. Yup, that is true. The management of
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Emerging from the Emergency
The lock down is lifting. The protection from Covid-19 is entering our bloodstreams. As we start to emerge from this most strange and unusual time I am feeling many things.
It is a celebration. It is a relief. And … [read more]
Watching JOE last night…
There was pure nostalgia for being in that moment in time. There was great joy at seeing people I haven’t seen in years. There was sadness for those who have passed. There was joy at remembering how important live performance… [read more]
When I was creating a new work, Synaptic Rodeo, at the LIVElab last year, we were talking a lot about the predictive mind. From my understanding, our brains are wired to create predictions. We know what the next step will be like. We know how … [read more]
A few years ago, I was on a canoe trip in Killarney Park. We were camped at the base of Silver mountain and it was a beautiful day. We left our canoes down at the lake and were hiking to the peak. It was too late in the season for mosquitoes but the sun … [read more]
Online Dance classes? Never say Never.
I am a big fan of 3 dimensions. I love the human form in motion in shared time and space. I have been asked before if I would ever do an online classes and my resounding answer was always, “No, way”
Well, I am … [read more]
Scene at a reception in Toronto.
OTHER PERSON: So what do you do?
I race through my thoughts and I’m trying to pin my wide spread practice and what seems like a long career into a title for this person to understand and I choose…
ME: I’m … [read more]
I learned a new word.
Pandiculation. I LOVE this word because it so clearly articulates some things I’ve been pondering. In fact, I rejoice in this word! It’s a daring, delightful way to luxuriate in yourself and enjoy taking up space.
Pandiculation… [read more]
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