7 things to consider before asking me for a free image

  I’ve written this post in response to the many people in the dance industry who have asked me for free images (3 of whom have done so, just in the last 3… Continue reading

Making sense of change

Alan Wilson Watts was a philosopher, writer and teacher who was most famous for the way he Westernised Eastern philosophies. I chose his quote; “The only way to make sense out of change… Continue reading

Every day lost on which we have not danced…

This week’s inspirational dance quote by Friedrich Nietzche is; “We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once”. It seems that Nietzche connected with the divine through… Continue reading

First Comes The Sweat…

This week’s inspirational dance quote by George Balanchine is; “First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty if you’re very lucky and have said your prayers”  Four Quartets it is considered to be… Continue reading

Practice, Wayne McGregor

Wayne McGregor | Random dance’s ATOMOS and quote by McGregor, (c) Carole Edrich 2015 The dance quote I’ve selected this week is from Wayne McGregor; “I like to practise. With every new piece,… Continue reading

Poetry of the foot, #JohnDryden #dancequote #quote #flamenco

While “Dancing is the poetry of the foot” sounds great, as far as I can tell it is a simplification. John Dryden’s play, The Rival Ladies, Act III reads; “Man Tis well, desire… Continue reading

Torobaka #images and #impressions

Good Dancers are Trained #dancequote #handbalancing #image

Mithun Chakraborty, born Gouranga Chakraborty, has at various times been an Indian film actor (he has been in the amazing number of 350 films), singer, producer, writer, social worker, entrepreneur and an Upper… Continue reading

Bodies Never Lie, #quote #deMille #dance

“The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.” this quote, from Agnes de Mille is partly true in my experience. In one review I… Continue reading

Deep thought – Stojanovic #Quote #Image

“The deeper thought is, the taller it becomes” is I think a lovely quote that applies to all of life including dance. It is modelled here by One Youth Dance dancers. Dejan Stojanović… Continue reading

“Make the moment important” #dancequote #MarthaGraham #flamenco #image

Martha Graham once said; “All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused.” It is… Continue reading