“A warrior who cannot dance? Clumsy in both war and peace he is”–Jedi Grand Master Yoda in Star Wars: Clone Wars: Cestus Deception by Steve Barnes I’ve noticed a trend among young adults in Canada, which was once a curiosity, but now is an area of growing concern. When people are encouraged to dance, thereContinue reading “Afraid to Dance”
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Poem: Push Hands
We start slowSilent and listeningWhole body aware.Energy flowsBack and forthForth and back.Speed increasesThen complexityConscious thought is abandoned.I win by letting goI fight by giving groundI strengthen by relaxing.It becomes playJoy fills my spirit.I am capable of so much moreThan I e’er dreamt.
Poem: Taoist Tai Chi
It starts slow A mere hint of movement A mere tingle of energy A mere taste of what is to come Slowly it increases As I begin to move Building and growing Until the energy is rushing through me Like white water flows My mind grows blank My body feels pain My heart pulses likeContinue reading “Poem: Taoist Tai Chi”