Moving Dialogue

“Dancing, singing, storytelling, and silence are the four universal healing salves.”

Gabrielle Roth

25 Years of the Kingfisher Festival

In 2004, Both David and I danced and played music at the launch of the first Kingfisher festival at CERES.  At the time, we were living in Clifton Hill and our dear friend and now, colleague, Thaïs Sansom was working there as an environment and arts educator. All...

Transitions in Sydney

With thanks to Michelle Mahrer and the local teachers, I'm grateful to soon have the opportunity to return to Sydney to offer some more dance. This workshop - Transitions - is designed to help prepare for the end the year and begin anew. From the moment I began...

10 years of Convent Sweats

I still remember the phone call. "Who was that you were talking to - sounds like your planning a new class" "That was Madhuma - she wants to collaborate and offer a Sunday Sweat at Abbotsford Convent". That's all I remember about that time... Doing the maths - we were...

Terms, breaks, holidays, dance…

I was communicating by text with a friend, trying to make a date and suggested 'how about the beginning of next term?' She wrote back to say - "when exactly do you mean?' reminding me that 'terms' mean nothing to her. Of course I remembered - she doesn't have kids -...

Winter Shine

I love the warmth. Always have. My family came from Sri-Lanka. My genes are coded for being in the sunshine. Instead I find myself living in Woodend where winter is especially grey and cold. Every winter I ask myself if I would be happier moving to a warmer climate....

Heartbeat Day Intensive

Heartbeat®is a prerequisite for the 5 day Cycles Workshop with Tammy Burstein from New York.  Heartbeat workshops have been offered here in Australia at least a couple of times a year for the last decade.  Different teachers offer the work under different...

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