April 26, 2013

Listen to Yourself

Maaike Aarts has a great website. She blogs occasionally, and when her recent post about auditioning came across my desk it piqued my interest right away. […]
April 19, 2013

You Get What You Give

Teaching a lesson this morning, I spoke to my pupil about antagonistic forces and the fact that when we exert a force against, say, the floor, […]
April 5, 2013

Questioning Assumptions About Exercise

I’d like to share this recent article from the NY Times, “Reasons Not to Stretch.” As a dancer, I’m certainly not anti-stretching, but I think it’s important […]
March 27, 2013

Unity of Self, the Short Explanation

“Sometimes the stuff that’s going on in your body can dramatically influence what goes on in your brain. Sometimes what’s going on in your head will […]
March 15, 2013

A Unified Field of Awareness

We’ve all seen a performer who is “glazed over” and not responding to what’s happening on stage. They look robotic and we become bored watching them. […]
March 6, 2013

Rant of the Month: The Quick-Fix Myth

Today I stumbled across a Huffington Post article from earlier this year about physicians trending away from medication and surgery as the sole means of treating […]
March 1, 2013

UK Back Pain Study Still Making News

I’m delighted that the 2008 back pain study published in the British Medical Journal is still making news. Back pain affects so many of us and […]
February 20, 2013

The Price of Change

“The price of doing the same old thing is far higher than the price of change.” – Bill Clinton Change is so valuable, yet so incredibly […]
February 14, 2013

Why Stopping (Every 90 Minutes) Makes Us More Productive

We’ve all heard the phrase, “Work smarter, not harder,” but what does it really mean? What does “smart work” look like? For starters, smart work stops […]
February 7, 2013

New Article on NHS Pain Study

If you missed it when it came out a couple weeks ago, here is a link to the Industry Today article summarizing the NHS chronic pain […]