It’s a little piece of good fortune to have Carvins as my neighborhood wine shop. I step out after every visit with not only an excellent bottle of wine, but also an anecdote or bit …Read More →
Posts By: Elaine
Chances are you’ve heard or read some version of this quote from online marketing guru Seth Godin: “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need …Read More →
If Martin Kravitz has a totem animal, surely it’s a bear. He is grace with substance: an ursine presence with an easy smile and a gentle, direct way about him. American-born but a longtime resident …Read More →
The first time I became aware that my body could be broken in a way that left marks was when I was 8.
I was riding a bike that was too big for me. My mother …Read More →
Generally speaking, we are a myopic species, and becoming increasingly so as we evolve. The most recent statistics show that nearsightedness affects 42 % of Americans, 39 % of the French, and up to 80 …Read More →
I work with bodies — which means I work with people, of course. But people have the unfortunate habit of climbing up into their thoughts and beliefs, and cutting the connection to their bodies in …Read More →
It’s been a great pleasure – and challenge – to study with Caspar Schjelbred at Impro Academy in Paris over the last few months. Lithe and intense, with a mercurial combination of tension …Read More →
Actress, writer, and director Tatyana Razafindrakoto radiates a contagious enthusiasm. One of the founders of La Formule, a collective of seven artists committed to investing their creativity in a wide range of cultural projects, Tatyana …Read More →
About a year ago, I wrote my first Attentive Body blog post: an article about how to handle getting whacked by life. A few days after I completed it, my mother died. And suddenly …Read More →
“Then all of a sudden, I yawned.
What a rude bastard, but I couldn’t help it!”
Holden Caulfield in A Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
When I was training …Read More →