A circle keeps appearing. Sometimes it’s a very ancient circle, a group of people, a community moving and dancing in one circle. Sometimes it’s an image I saw in the newspaper this summer of a woman in a park sitting cross-legged in a circle she had drawn around herself, a
Discipline of Authentic Movement
Spring, 1981—I’ve landed in Northampton, Massachusetts, just as Nancy and Lisa Nelson are looking for clerical help with Contact Quarterly. A dream job for a young writer/dancer. Up the stairs to the second floor of 31 Elizabeth Street goes my memory, into the “office,” a small room off the kitchen of Nancy’s house, the hub of operations in those early years.
Somatics Festival – celebrating Janet Adler, Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, and Nancy Stark Smith. Photos, dance, film, drawings, as well as video of festival workshops and panel conversations—all fruits of the extraordinary embodied inquiry and practices developed by these women with their students and collaborators.
Interview with Paula Sager and Joan Webb about the Discipline of Authentic Movement as a developmental and evolving practice.
Paula Sager joins Voice Body Mind Healing Collaborative on the west side of Providence. Paula will offer individual sessions for bodywork and embodied awareness and small group workshops. Office hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays.