Sunday, December 7, 2008

#63 The 5Rhythms: an Organic Map of Life - Dancing with Kathy Altman,part 4

We are continuing our series on the practice of 5Rhythms – a moving meditation, a dance without steps; a practice introduced in the early 1970s by Gabrielle Roth. We invite you for an insightful conversation with a long-time 5Rhythms practitioner, Kathy Altman.

As Co-Director of The Moving Center School, Kathy was the first person asked to help Gabrielle bring her work out into the world. Over the past 20 years Kathy’s teaching has brought thousands of people back to the joy of their own, original movement. Using dance as the medium, Kathy illuminates for her students “as on the dance floor, so in life”. She is devoted to inspiring people to live the teachings of presence, patience and practice long after the music ends.

In this episode, we touch upon the following topics:

  • Cosmology of the psyche
    • Maps – body, cycles, mirrors
  • Personal experiences with 5Rhythms
  • Systems theory
  • Contact Improv
  • Trynig 5Rhythms – Why not?

[techtags: 5Rhythms, Kathy Altman, Gabrielle Roth]

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