new (old) perspectives on the world

By |2017-10-26T18:58:03+00:00October 31st, 2013|bodysongs, clinical practice, homepage, philosophy & ethics, shamanism|

One day, in clinic, someone came to see me whose tract of land was poisoned, and by reading the “map” of her land from the energy in her body, I was able to help her plan strategies to cleanse the water and soil. To a scientist, this might sound spurious, but I tell you: [...]

approaching the condition of joy

By |2018-06-15T02:54:19+00:00October 25th, 2013|bodysongs, homepage, philosophy & ethics|

APPROACHING THE CONDITION OF JOY Spinoza, whose philosophy of being-in-the-world includes concepts of joy and sorrow which contribute to or detract from our quality of engagement in the world-- outlines two types of joy which are useful to consider. One type is partial, and the other is more of an overarching condition which has [...]

response-ability

By |2017-10-26T18:52:46+00:00October 10th, 2013|collaborations, dance ecology, dramaturgy, homepage, philosophy & ethics, shamanism, theatre|

The principal of equivalence refers not just to an attitude to things outside of ourselves—respect for nature, and others—but to components within as well. This principle, as an active consciousness, helps response-ability-—i.e., the ability to respond with more resilience, more options, more variety and creativity. We can expand our repertoire of things we can [...]