Author olivia

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Taking care of ourselves

We can learn to move through pain and turn it into art. We can even learn to move with what is hidden in our inner shadows in transformative dances of self-acceptance. Often the deepest wounds are part of experiences that touched us most deeply and therefore we often find it difficult to let go of […]

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My Wave of affirmations

Flow – I trust in life as it develops and the universe with it’s divine timing in everything. I will always remember that life is a journey of discovery and the journey is the real reward. Staccato – I promise to share my true self with others and allow them to see me. I will […]

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Thoughts on self-isolation

Self-isolation has been used over the centuries to reach a state of deep inner listening, to find visions in times of transition. This type of listening creates a connection with what is happening at that moment, accepting what is there and dedicating time to our emotions so they can be transformed in a positive way. […]

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5Rhythms and Taoism

I often feel a connection with Taoism when I start to dance a wave and I’m in the first Rhythm, Flowing. Taoism meditation is a practice centred on increasing our inner energy and is based on the principle of non-intervention, of observing without taking action, accepting the natural flow of events and the circulation of […]

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The Medicine Wheel

This is a photo of the Medicine Wheel that Agne and Denari created for the 2018 Midsummer Festival. At the entrance to the dance floor where we danced the Midsummer Festival there is a tree which for me represents the tree of life. This tree is a continuous inspiration for me, a metaphor for what […]