Contact Dance Improvisation

Sensing the Void Between You and the Ground: A lesson from child’s play and adult play.

I wrote a piece a while back that featured the founder of Contact Dance Improvisation speaking his truths about human movement. This video shows a room of contact dancers 'playing' the way they play, and they have a very brave and young participant too! Check it out and keep reading.... [...]

By |2019-04-30T13:06:28-07:00December 2nd, 2011|I'm Smitten-With..., Movement. Awareness.|

“Neon in replacement for nuance and the advertising of food instead of the hunting for it.” A 4-min video clip of Contact Improvisation founder Steve Paxton – His thoughts on how we misuse the human body (and I’d have to agree!)

"It's appalling how we disuse the body." Says Steve Paxton, the founder of contact dance improvisation. I've written about what he speaks about, his ethos if you will, in a blog post from last year titled "Would you drive a Ferrarri that way?." Check out the video below: Consider [...]