The people who frequent Presence Studio create our community. You are heartily welcomed to engage and find your own place, space, and voice within our creative and ever-evolving community!
I learned about conscious dance through a Fairhaven College course, Embodied Awareness. That day, our guest teacher, Jenny Macke, posed two questions which continue to inform my life: What if, instead of getting from Point A to Point B in a straight line, we allowed ourselves to follow a creative, unpredictable pathway? and What if, when we fell down and hurt ourselves (physically and metaphorically), we allowed ourselves to take a moment to grieve? As we danced and followed our body's impulses, I remember thinking, "I have absolutely no idea what I'm doing--and this is all I want to do!" Now, over a decade later, I am still dancing. Dance has become my spiritual devotion. Through conscious dance I am able to connect my body and spirit to the greater Divine. Equally valuable, however, are the people with whom I dance. I have cultivated my best friendships from connections made on the dance floor. I once felt incredibly isolated, however in the past ten years I have found Home within my body, within this community, and on every dance floor upon which I step.
Look again later
Look again later.