Don’t just practice!

Don’t just practice!

As much of the world is moving so much of our social dances to online mediums, I’m noticing an increase of focus on trying new skills, solo dancing, and practice. There are groups and lessons and training and world wide challenges. But, as an instructor, I’m beginning...
Intimidation, Mental Health and Cuttin’

Intimidation, Mental Health and Cuttin’

*this is from a practice prior to covid-19. Don’t @ me I’m loooking up into the eyes of one of my dearest friends and I, for the first time I am afraid. I fight the urge to step back, to look away to hide, as my mind reminds me of all my insecurities… loudly. I, for...
Hard Reflections

Hard Reflections

As I settle into this new strange part of life I can’t help but look back on the past year. I’m a few days past the one year mark of coming out as trans and it felt like as soon as that happened my world collapsed. My therapist and I are calling this a transitional...

A Practice before the Hospitalization

Dysphoria, Style and Movement I just got out of a practice where I started playing with gravity, hits and moving to the fullest I could extend with certain motions. After half an hour I was still feeling energized and stumbled my way onto a problem. Practicing naked....
The Philosophy of Subtly

The Philosophy of Subtly

One thing I’m particuarly excited about moving is for being able to work with other dancers. As a teacher it’s important to always be growing as a dancer and our understanding of our style, our bodies, and what we want to pass onto students. Adam Wilkerson and I were...