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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.
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 →
Today the dance quote comes from Francis Bacon’s philosophical works of 1733. In ‘The Advancement of Learning’ as he discusses words, grammar and the way that words sound, Francis Bacon says; “yet in… Continue reading →
The dance quote I chose for today, by Jane Austen is; “To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.” From Pride and Prejudince the phrase leads to hopes… Continue reading →