The second video I chose for my dance video series is an example of the power of ecstatic dance to infuse the spirit of life into a serious, life-altering situation. In the video, which has been seen all over the world, Dr. Deb Cohan dances an intimate, primal dance of life with her operating nurses […]
Dance of Life Photography is an artistic photography studio, but also interested in the idea of dance in regular life as a vehicle for the spirit. I am collecting interesting videos about dancing where the common denominator are people within the emotional and spiritual feeling of their dance. This example from Anita Baker is one […]
A small, feral cat lives in a space near my house. As a cat lover, it breaks my heart that it could be cold, hungry, and lonely. But this was a cat I had caught and brought into my home. It was warm. It was fed. It was protected. But what it wasn’t was free. […]
I have always wanted to be liked. And growing up, it seemed like the harder I tried to fit, the less successful I was at it. It is a part of the hardwired human condition to want to belong, to be part of a group. Sometimes it is a deeper instinct – if you are […]
The young tree outside my house approves of my energy work. It’s been stretching and growing towards my door, and one branch reaches all the way to the door to brush my head. I love the feedback.
An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life: “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The […]