How can I hurt me? Let me count the ways.
I hurt me to the depth and breadth and height
My hoop can reach, before reaching for the arnica
and Bandages of Ace and Epsom's salts.
I hurt me to the level of every hoop's
weight and height, by gaffer burn and metal-scrape.
I hurt me freely, as I have band-aids;
I hurt me joyfully, and reach for…
This the the outline of the class I've been teaching on Integrating Dance into Hoopdance along with some additional resources for continued study. I can't share all the exercises but hopefully this will help people remember them and remember these concepts. It was my pleasure and honor to teach this class. Thank you for coming.
Dance Like Noone's Watching.
Dance Lie Everyone's Watching.
Dance is about making…
I think one of the biggest reasons people lose balance is not dizziness ... it's that they haven't built their foundation from the ground up. They're up on their toes so the slightest little thing can make them fall over. Add a little dizziness or bumpy ground and you're all over the place. Try putting your heels on the ground, feeling all four corners of your right foot, all four corners of your left foot and all for corners of the box they create together. Keep your knees soft. (When…