The Art of Hospitality

Friday, August 2, 2013   You want to know about magic? Want to know how to CURE depression and the blues.  I found it by accident. In the dark night of the soul, where I felt my heartache for the first time in my life, where there was no light in the tunnel, I found a way out.   I remember …

Partnership and Connection

Friday, July 26, 2013   I love to chat with dancing couples. The wedding couples who are full of anticipation and starry eyed love, and nervous with thoughts of dancing at their reception. The couples who have been together for a while, are in need of a little something in their relationship, and are looking to dancing to give them …

Pragmatism

Friday, July 12, 2013   Pragmatism. This thought began in the US around 1870. It represents that the function of thought is a tool for actions used for practical purposes. Let’s explore these three avenues. 1. Empathy: Empathy is a realization that you are not designing for yourself but for others. You have to service the lives of the people …

The Seven Laws of the Dancing Universe – Part One

Friday, May 24, 2013   These are all based on the Law of “Energy Is”. These two installments comment on not just the laws, but how they relate to dancing. The second part will then focus on how to live them on a daily basis. First: The Law of Perpetual Transmutation Our thoughts turn into reality. This law states that …

New Sidewalks

Friday, May 17, 2013   Santa Monica, CA is a walking town. From my home, I can walk to the beach, to St. Monica’s, the market, bank, the Mall and to generally every service I could imagine using. I look down at the date stamps in the cement and see many dated from 1980 or earlier, still in perfect condition …

The Plank in Your Own Eye

Friday, May 10, 2013   “Let me tell you, I just can’t stand that about her.”  “If he says that just one more time I’m going to explode.” “They make me sick.” “What a horrible thing to say.” “Well, I would never do such a thing.”  “They are so irritating.” Well, have you ever said any of these things about …

The Path of Water

Friday, May 3, 2013   When the tsunami hit Japan in March of 2011, I watched videos in horror and disbelief. I watched as calm oceans turned into giant walls of water that swept away huge ships, houses, buildings, people, entire neighborhoods, and entire cities. Then the videos showed the waters receding and wiping away any remaining signs of life …