b) new ways of adornment,
c) a connection to women (throughout the ages), and
d) an exploration into the her/history of civilization.
Through the investigation of ancient gestures and music, we spiral toward a deep well residing within. We discover inner resources for inspiration and uncover creativity, fluidity, confidence with emerging grace.
Let us remember, recover, realize: The creative spark residing within is an immense force and the value of that is immeasurable. Imagine if we all put that creativity into action! Imagine every time we are faced with a challenge rather than reacting with some knee jerk response we instead close our eyes, take a breath, tap into the creative well and respond with fluidity and grace.
My mission is to present a few "tools of the trade" from which one might discover his/her own radiant essence.
Typically in my classes, I first introduce The Golden Rule*. Next, I introduce an Egyptian folkloric 4/4 rhythm pattern known as ‘Beledy’ inviting everyone to step with the pulse and then clap along until we are all synchronistically moving feet and hands, hearts and minds. This dance embraces us and the beats provide the foundation for the rhythm of life…
Everything dances.” - Maya Angelou
*The Golden Rule
|Mimi Janislawski :: Way of the Dance|
|Mimi Janislawski in her Ancient Egyptian ISIS costuming|
with moi in Maui, 1999