Do you feel very strongly about multiple things ? Are you struggling with devoting time and commitment to each one, and left with NO TIME and MORE STRESS ? Do you have a hard time with long term planning because you have this FEAR OF MISSING OUT (aka FOMO) and also huge pits of regret … Continue reading Me and my 10,000 side projects; how to accept and integrate yourself when you have Too Many Passions and INTERESTS
Hello internet. Yesterday I was trying to think about why I couldn’t verbalize my wants and dreams properly. I was getting teaching and performance gigs for dancing but i felt upset in my stomach. I was trying to do these visioning exercises, and mantras and for some reason they couldn’t stick. I felt that mentally, … Continue reading How I stopped blaming my mother for the way she raised me.
Hi I’m Maria and I think partner dancing is a lot like capital Life. You can’t help but do it with other people; it’s supposed to be fun. Sometimes you lead, and sometimes you listen. And based on my experience, it can be really healing and a strangely confessional way of learning about yourself or … Continue reading Everything I needed to learn, I learned while partner dancing pt.1
STEP 1: please do not care. Throw dat expectation out of the window. Please do not give a shit about how spiritual exorcising your inner madonna and angst hoe is gonna be. Just, there is no place for that, today you’re just gonna be crazy. STEP 2: pick which dancing monkey, resonates the most … Continue reading How to do CRAZY healing while dancing
I’m teaching a partner dance, kizomba this thursday(TODAY!) and it’s everything I hope for. I’ll actually be teaching something I’m very passionate about, and competent in to locally famous hiphop dance teachers here in the Philippines. But what I’m trying to communicate here is beyond form, and in the simplest language. this. I hope my … Continue reading how partner dance is a way to awakening
or seeking a new approach 1 try to think deeply, and investigate your strongest feelings, intuitions and basic assumptions of what dance is to you. Think about your earliest or strongest memory of dancing and have a ‘knowing’ of how this affects you. This is commonly, a source of your dance. For me this … Continue reading Tips for dancers/artists in exploring freestyle..
P.S. Before getting into deeper levels of dance, make sure you get these common initial blocks out of the way and these things i blanket RECOMMEND to all those who are trying dance for the first time. Throw all self doubt out of the window. ALL OF IT. you are a human being with a … Continue reading Dance101