Dance is the hidden language of the soul

Dancer from Gala Flamenco, Sadler's Wells Flamenco Festival and quote from Martha Graham, (c) Carole Edrich 2015

Alegrias dancer from Gala Flamenco, Sadler’s Wells Flamenco Festival and quote from Martha Graham, (c) Carole Edrich 2015

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul” could well be the most often quoted of the many attributed to Martha Graham (1894-1991). Considered the mother of modern dance, it is said that her father (a doctor) influenced her perceptions of dance in the way he used movement¬† to remedy psychological disorders.

 

 I will be posting a dance photograph and dance quote and a little related history every Friday this year. If you would like your favourite quote included then please let me know.