Friday, August 3, 2007

permeability #2

Yesterday, in Stephanie's class we worked on a Skinner technique of imagining wisps of mists travelling along the skin, following the spiralling tendrils of that mist in order to move while soft and open. Later, we worked in partners on touch, one person touching the other benevolently, yet surprising the partner with sudden changes of rhythm, direction, pressure. As a dancer, you are left in a place of surrender to the nudgings of your benevolent partner, dancing with a new freedom and abandon.

Similarly, you can follow the nudgings of your beloved's imagination, wisps of mists that curl, wrap and graze along your mind, surprising you with sudden changes of rhythm, direction and pressure. Thus, you are rendered soft, open, released and in submission to your benevolent master.

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