The heart has its reasons which reason knows not of.
— Blaise Pascal
what a great time! Letting go and being in the present. Kinetic emotions and expression.
I like the soundtrack too!
Scott SchumacherMassage Therapist, Bicycle and Transit Commuter, Web Consultant, and "Mac Geek"email@example.com
Tho' i should say that *you* deserve credit for the soundtrack! :-)
Thanks again for the great music. Everyone loves the sound. It wouldn't have been the same piece without it.
Peace and love,
How liberating that must feel to express oneself that way. It almost makes me feel better. It looks much for effective that traditional psychotherapy. How does someone get involved in a group like that. I think I need it.
Thanks for posting.
oh yeah, I loved the music, too. Just great. The whole experience, just great.
Thanks for your kind words...
Yes, it's a really beautiful wonderful group of people... and yes, it is a beautiful practice... maybe even more effective than just talking in helping to move energy... a kind of "open stage" performance gestalt.
I think it's a pretty unique group, honestly, that is striking out on some new territory of Improvisation as a Healing Art... and it draws from a couple of traditions in the modern performance healing world...
If you're up in the Bay Area, you might check out Anna Halprin's Tamalpa Institute [right near Mt. Tamalpais]. This is possibly the closest of the forms to the mixing of healing with performance: http://www.tamalpa.org/ When Anna was at Esalen, Fritz Perls wanted her to bring gestalt into the world of dance and so she did with this work.
Nina Wise in San Rafael is a strong influence for many of our performers... She's a wonderful teacher, whose emphasis is on the meditative narrative body form. http://www.ninawise.com/index.html
You might also explore the Moving Center School... http://movingcenterschool.com/ They might be able to put you in touch with Roth's 5 rhythms work which is all about moving and dancing and healing...
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