Are we just mirroring the gentrification taking place in our urban inner cities by gentrifying the field of health and wellbeing?Read More
CONFESSIONS OF A MOVER:
IN CONVERSATIONS WITH 'SELF'.
There is a great difference in being ‘close’ and being ‘connected’. The main difference being connection is to do with ‘intimacy’ into-Me-I-see, I see... you, this is the state which creates empathy, a deep feeling of wholeness, oneness connectedness.Read More
It’s like the gold rush out here.
All that most people care about Is rushing to be the ‘first’ to get there. Using, controlling, abusing and stepping on whoever and whatever they can to ‘get there’, get where...? Im yet to find out, as I still don’t know where 1st is but one things for sure •no gold is rushing... Only fools gold, as real gold is hard to find out here but many are flying around like magpies trying to grab ahold of and sell anything that sparkles, shines or looks good.
But... 'not everything that shines is gold’.Read More
When art reflected the sign of the times, a voice of the people and moveMeant meant something, something more than a clinical a self obsession, preoccupation with body image or learning skills/tricks, but represented resistance, non conformity, a voice echoing through the ages, expression, something of a spiritual nature, a path to freedom.Read More
Âsiks carry age old traditions and can be compared to todays Mc and Dj, their music is like jazz or the blues. They are a guardians of culture, a product of their environments, a 'living book', an archive of the peoples story, their music representing truth, love and justiceRead More
Sema is a pilgrimage into the dervishes own being. It is a ritual, a moving prayer, it is where the dervish channels the grace of the universe and remains an empty a vessel, making a choice to stay and serve the world without ego and without agenda.Read More
Unfortunately the movement world seems to have become contaminated in a similar way by absorbing and embracing this hyper capitalist tendency to take, claim, isolate and appropriate in order sell (sell even better than before).Read More
We are constantly moving. Moving throughduality, states of Connection and disconnection, array and disarray, empathy and apathy. This is a Symbiotic interaction, a body dialogue, a communication between 2 entities in the 'now'. Very simply, this is 'play'. It's all or nothing.Read More
The 'Roda' or the 'Cypher, Cipher' is a type of 'portal' or 'realm' a 'microcosm' of the world we live in, were the Artist is drawn and confronted constantly, provoking him/her to deal with and realise, existence of the timeless 'now'Read More
Today, Capoeira is more relevant than ever before, especially for those who reside in the urban inner city. Where many of us have 'things' but silently suffer facing isolation, due to the continual systemised breakdown of our communitiesRead More
Many people fight over authenticity.
This is fools gold. No man/woman can take away or grant your authenticity. This is one simple wisdom I learned coming up as a youngster in the hiphop game.
Authenticity is yours. It's up to you to reclaim it.Read More
'Remember the earth does not belong to anyone, we must trust our inner guidance and learn to live with and along side nature in harmony. Nature is mother. Observe her messages. Observe yourself. Just observe. 'Read More
' For us artists and ’movers' movement is like prayer. Our Movements have intentions they carry messages, meanings our stories and those of our ancestors.
Hear me, hear them, learn then spread the message with respect. 'Read More
'A good teacher knows he/she is just a guide along the way.
So. If you teach and are thinking of becoming a teacher.
Think. Practice. Study and live what you do. As your thoughts, feelings and actions reflect onto this world.
I feel blessed to have learned from great educators, carers, true masters in their field. To you all I am eternally grateful.Read More