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movement playlist #9 take a bow and relax
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Movement Playlist #9: Take a Bow & Relax!

Sometimes you just need to wind down and find stillness after a long week, or simply enjoy time to yourself. This playlist is your restful weekend soundtrack for naps, tidying, laundry, whatever is you enjoy doing in your spare time. So take a bow,…

October 14, 2017
improvisation and contact jams
Dance Music

Movement Playlist #8: Contact Improvisation

Movement Playlist #8–Contact Improvisation  We’re Jammin’; 84 mins This past Sunday, I had the wonderful pleasure of meeting Pramod Miguel Bento and Rita Vilhena, two beautiful dancers and Contact Improvisation facilitators in Lisbon, Portugal. Every Sunday, Pramod and Rita facilitate open Contact Improvisation classes…

September 18, 2017
the movement playlist: sweet sunny days
Dance Music

The Movement Playlist #5: Sweet Sunny Days

About the Playlist This playlist was originally made for my Thursday ‘Ballet Fusion’ class, however it pretty much captures the mood of a typical evening for me. Perhaps it’s the feeling that it’s almost the weekend and it’s finally sunny? I think so. I’ll just leave this here. Enjoy.…

May 6, 2016
Music

The Movement Playlist #4: DJ 2 Rooms

Favorite pastime: listening to music from different rooms. About the Playlist Have you ever listened to your favorite track in another room only to realize that there seems to be parts you haven’t noticed before? This could be referred to as ‘the other room effect’ or…

March 28, 2016
movement playlist #3: repetition
Dance Music

Movement Playlist #3: Repetition

Check out this month’s tunes and quick facts on repetition. About the Playlist “Could you repeat that?” is a bit jazzy, a bit ‘gooey’ with some gentle repetition. However, it does not include the greats such as Steve Reich or Phillip Glass as the playlist is kept short…

January 27, 2016
Dance Music

Movement Playlist #2: Short Days, Long Nights

 Presenting you the 2nd dose of my current musical rotation followed by a few insights about music and movement. About the playlist I wanted a mixture of tunes to serve as an alarm clock (especially in the pitch black), a motivator (within the 3 hours of sunlight), and…

November 26, 2015
Dance Music

Movement Playlist #1: A Musical Debut

Now introducing Movement Playlists– for teachers, choreographers, movers, anyone. What a favorite pastime– listening to music. Maybe I was a musician in my past life or maybe I will be a DJ in the next one (ha). Either way, I love making and sharing playlists. Along with sharing…

October 29, 2015