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By Posted in - Life on November 10th, 2019 4 Comments Your center moving through space

At the western edge of the New Jersey town where I grew up, a lovely park spread from the boulevard down to the bay, with generous hills for rolling in autumn leaves or winter snow, …

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Claire Buisson

By Posted in - Body Talks on October 12th, 2019 4 Comments Claire Buisson

Researcher, choreographer, and teacher, Claire Buisson is the Director of Artistic and Cultural Education at the National Center for Dance (CND) in Pantin, France. Since 2017, she has been coordinating IMAGINE, a program for women …

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My Secret Sleep

By Posted in - Life on January 12th, 2019 8 Comments The Attentive Body blog by Elaine Konopka

The best place I’ve ever not-slept was a Zen temple in central France. Not-sleeping was an infrequent occurrence there, as the schedule was full and designed to keep your mind focused and your body busy. …

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Floating

By Posted in - Life on December 1st, 2018 8 Comments photo: Fredrik Wetterlundh

On July 19th, 2018, a violent thunderstorm descended on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, unleashing six-foot waves that capsized a tourist boat. Seventeen people drowned. Tia Coleman was on that boat with 10 family …

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RSVP

By Posted in - Life on October 2nd, 2018 4 Comments The Attentive Body blog by Elaine Konopka

I’m writing this from seat 46H of a westbound transatlantic flight. The seatbelt sign has just been turned off, though the way my body is pressed back into the seat tells me we’re still climbing. …

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