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

Men must walk, at least, before they dance

This photo of Lemington Ridley and Nejc Jus at the tennis courts were part of a shoot they generously did for charity. If you like this quote and the contents of my blog… Continue reading

Do you hear me now?

I have only two speeds – With you, with him, with everyone. It’s resting or full speed ahead. No half way house, no reason. It’s just ‘stop’ or ‘go’ I have only two… Continue reading

Darkness, stillness and dancing

This week’s inspirational dance quote by T.S. Eliot is “So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing”. The image is the final one from the 2015 Sadler’s Wells Flamenco Festival’s Gala Flamenco.

It’s not the technique…

This week’s inspirational dance quote by Martha Graham is; “Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion”. You can read about Martha Graham along with… 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