Dancing while Aging – Ballroom Bollocks

  Dancing while Aging – Ballroom Bollocks   If you’ve ever seen Dancing with the Stars, you understand that movement is contagious – that feeling that thrills, excites and literally moves you, that urge to jump out of your seat and dance along!   I, too, love ballroom –  it’s beauty, formality, and yes, the challenge!  I feed my ‘addiction’ with a weekly dose of lessons and classes – run predominantly by a group of highly trained Russian dancers. For me, there’s nothing better than being lead into the dance with the touch of a hand that cues the right
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Dancing While Aging

Dancing while Aging “every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.”  Walt Whitman   Dance has formed my body and my life. I was born into a dancing family. My mother danced with Ruth St. Denis and Hanya Holm, a tradition that imprinted into my being from childhood. I toyed with the idea of a career in teaching and performing during the 1960’s, during the time of great sociopolitical change. For four decades, I carved out a trans-disciplinary career as a scholar of dance, science, and Somatics, rather than as a master of the practice.   Now, at
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