Attention Artistic Youth ages 12-19, this is a super exciting new free project in Vancouver. And it starts tonight! (More info below)
In this collaborative creative process participants will exchange stories, make and share dances, improvise, play, examine the world around them, and explore the extraordinary that lives inside the ordinary, making magic out of the seemingly ordinary. No experience necessary.
This project is a partnership with the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation and Kensington Community Centre.
Time: Wednesdays 5:30pm-7:30pm
Dates: Sept 19 - Dec 12, 2018 *No session Oct 31
Place: Kensington Community Centre
Cost: FREE with snacks provided
This project takes place on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tseil-Waututh Nations.
Faciliated by dance artists Kelly McInnes, Laura Avery & Sophia Wolfe, with support facilitator Red Fawkes.
#youthengagement #youthartists #artists #dance #theatre #movement #bc #vancity #interactiveart #signupnow
When you're falling behind, when you lose sight of where you want to go,a little inspiration from one of my idols goes a long way. Think about your WHY, and remember; Be humble, Be hungry, and always be the hardest worker in the room.
Get it done. 👊
rolling through this week... 🤸🏻♂️
Blazing Sun - You are more powerful then you think. Being the sun for all who are around you in experiencing who you are.
Did you know that intentionally smiling even when you don't feel like can have significant impact on your mood and wellbeing. .
The mind, body and spirit connection and interdependence is so worth exploring for self & community care. | AIR ROOM views 🌬 #retreatzen
Playing with parametric equitations and combine it with some dusty footage.
2018 • What if we treated each other as equals? What if police brutality didn’t exist? What if we figured out ways to coexist? What if that little boy didn’t walk to that corner store for candy? I ask you... What if? A start of a new painting from my new collection for Miami Art Basel. Stay tuned.
When the dreams of a little girl are to become an architect, no one tells that girl it’s still possible when she has a child at 15.
I was perhaps the only person that never doubted this possibility. Was it unheard of? Sure. Did it seem challenging? Definitely. Was it impossible? Clearly not.
I credit mostly being born hard headed and not understanding No for an answer. My childhood was fraught with ~obstacles so this path seemed somewhat normal.
At age 33 with a 17 year old (man)child I passed my last exam. To add to the unlikely, less than a year later he would start a Bachelors of Architecture himself.
My journey to becoming an architect has been inextricably linked with his journey. While I don’t know quite what’s in store for him as I reflect I know his move is movement. And I’m getting better at letting himself pick himself up when he doesn’t quite land the move he intended.
#architect #architecture #archikid #mothering #skateboard #perseverance #practice #movement
•••Quieres volar? Arranquemos!
Bases, tres tipcitos: ●Suaviza los movimientos. Evita los movimientos rápidos o impredecibles. Tu cuerpo es un sistema, y todas sus partes trabajan al tiempo.
●Comunícate. Dí lo que vas a hacer, o si vas a intentar algo nuevo, no sorprendas a tu volador, necesita tiempo para ajustarse a lo que sea que vayas a hacer.
●Cuida a tu volador hasta que baje. Se receptivo, apóyalo en todo momento. Busca un movimiento fluido y, ante todo, un volador feliz.
. Porque volando podemos formar y transformar.
HEYY YOU! Yes you, I dare you to show no fear in being yourself. To embrace every little quirk, every imperfection, every little beauty that makes you unique and allow it to set you on fire by showing the world all that your strength holds. Stop being unhappy with yourself, stop wishing you were someone your not, stop showing hate toward your body, personality, and ideas. Because without these things YOU wouldn't be you and why would you try to be anyone but your beautiful self ? Be confident in who you are, hold your head high and shine that big happy smile for the whole world to see. How you think of yourself reflects on the way you carry yourself throughout your day to day life. Peolple can feel your vibe just from a smile or a wave, so share your positive energy. Shine your happy spirit and keep the good vibes flowing in our world. Love yourself and all that YOU are as there is no one that can offer the world what you have to share 🙏
#yogainspiration #yogalife #beyourself #adventure #travelingyogi #seetheworld #onewithnature #openeyes #positivevibes #positiveenergy #yachting #yogasaveslives #yoga4growth #goodvibes #flow #movement
When my schedule gets busier and I seem to be running from thing to thing, I always prioritize my “me” time. This is what that looked like today. A 35 minute flow with no rhyme or reason. No plan or purpose. Simply connecting breath to movement, and finding some stillness amidst the noise.
I was in a funk all afternoon. Decided to get outside, go for a walk and admire the simple things I love about my little neighborhood. Now it feels like anything is possible! Never underestimate the healing power of sunlight and fresh air🙏🏼
Some of my other favorites when it comes to elevating my mood are movement, stretching, yoga, meditation, puppy cuddles, human connection, laughter, screen-free time, writing/journaling, gratitude and a good night sleep. They’re all very basic, free and often overlooked forms of wellness!!! What do you want to incorporate more of?! I’m working on journaling every morning right now. My goals, my fears and everything in between📝
For me, Argentina means Tango, Tango means Argentina. So watching tango at Plaza Dorrego in the historic and oldest neighborhood, San Telmo in Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina, evoked a special emotion. **
Tango is about pauses, stares, drama, rhythm, fast synchronized moves, lifts, sharp and straight angles, never-ending tension, release, holdback , give in...this emotional competition without knowing which partner is leading. Every move is filled with passion that mesmerizes you till the last step. **
Tango is a partner dance which originated in the 1880s along the River Plate (Río de Plata), the natural border between Argentina and Uruguay. It was born in the impoverished port areas of these countries, where natives mixed with slave and European immigrant populations. The tango is the result of a combination of the German Waltz, Czech Polka, Polish Mazurka, and Bohemian Schottische with the Spanish-Cuban Habanera, African Candombe, and Argentinian Milonga. The tango was frequently practiced in the brothels and bars of ports, where business owners employed bands to entertain their patrons with music. **
In Argentina, the word Tango seems to have first been used in the 1890s. In 1902 the Teatro Opera started to include tango in their balls. Initially tango was just one of the many available local dances, but it soon became popular throughout society, as theatres and street barrel organs spread it from the suburbs to the working-class slums, which were packed with hundreds of thousands of European immigrants. The development of Tango had influences from the cultures of several peoples that came together in these melting pots of ethnicities. For this reason Tango is often referred to as the music of the immigrants to Argentina. **
In 1917, folk singer Carlos Gardel recorded his first tango song Mi Noche Triste, forever associating tango with the feeling of tragic love as revealed in the lyric. **
It has found its way onto the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list in 2009.