Month: January 2012

Would you like to dance? Vulnerability and the Yin/Yang of Tango

The inspiration for this blog post came from a friend on Facebook who was presented with the following anthropology research assignment for a class she is taking. “Problem Statement: Strong, independent women wait for men to ask them to dance.” Most of us know what that moment before the music starts feels like. From a …

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Learning to Dance in the Subtle Energy Field with Argentine Tango

Last night I got my mind blown all over the dance floor. How? My first Argentine Tango lesson with the WWU Tango Club. Explosive stuff, tango. The core concept behind Argentine Tango is to have your attention on your chest. You keep your chest connected, by an invisible cord, to your partner’s chest. The idea …

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Overcoming Stage Fright, Reading My Own Poetry in Public for the First Time, and Talking with Women

Across an ocean in a foreign land, Words of the guru fell into the man’s hand. Mystery cried for him in the darkness, Her tears, eons old, waiting for him to wake. Feeling her warmth night after night, Vulnerability was her power. He would eventually learn. Love and light is a perilous path, Darkness may …

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