You don’t always need a stage, a studio, or a bedroom to dance. The beautiful thing about dancing is that you can do it everywhere, regardless of surroundings and materials. That’s what Marlee Grace is doing with her gorgeously fascinating Instagram account Personal Practice. On it, you can watch the 29-year-old dancer and author perform for the camera literally anywhere. Definitely read the full New York Times article about her, but before you do, see some of her tender offerings of dancing in the wild.

yesterday i turned twenty nine & began a move to the seashore

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the practice & the person a workshop on improvising & revealing the complete person ◽️◻️◽️ tuesdays in may (9, 16, 23) from 1-3 at the Dance Palace in Point Reyes Station _____________________ Drawing on themes from the chapter PRACTICE in Free Play by Stephen Nachmanovitch we’ll navigate a series of exercises in ensemble improvisation. Making duets, trios, & group works while honoring the act of practicing as research, as performance, as the thing. _____________________ In week one we will generate solo material from our own bodies, practicing witnessing and being witnessed. In week two we will slowly combine our solo material into duets, finding ways to stay true to our own work while navigating space with others. In week three we will transition into ensemble work, trios, quartets, and full group improvisations. _____________________ This workshop is open to all people with a willingness to explore with their bodies The entire series is $75 or $30 for a drop in, but all 3 weeks are suggested! to sign up email by May 4 ☁️ thank you to @le_petit_chambre for organizing & inviting me xo #personalpractice

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