Links to the first pilot Dance GRiST app, some of what I’ve learned and a little of how I’ve got here.
I saw both Pisadas and Paso a Dos from the first circle. Since costume detail, smaller movements, fleeting expressions and other nuances were lost to me I’ve decided to write them in the… Continue reading →
If you like this quote and enjoy my blog please consider supporting me by buying my recent book ‘The Joy of Dance’. It includes many other inspirational quotes about and by dancers along… Continue reading →
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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →