Monks and ballet: an unlikely (but fruitful) combination

Have you ever wondered what monks look like while dancing ballet? Well search no further, because the answer lies just below.

What a surprise it was to have this opportunity to choreograph a ballet on the monks of Plum Village.

I won’t say too much, because the video speaks for itself, but suffice it to say that I had an incredibly pleasant experience rehearsing with the monks during the meditation retreat. It helped me see a lot of what we do from a different perspective from the way we often approach work in the studio. These are things I want to take with me in the future, dancing or not.

A few insights from this experience: Continue reading “Monks and ballet: an unlikely (but fruitful) combination”

Checking in with you

Hey everybody. I’ve been gone a while. Did you miss me?

In deciding how to return to writing for Corporal Culture, it occurred to me that I should be asking you, the readers, what you want out of this site. I’ll include the simple poll below, but any other feedback you might have about the site is welcome in the comments.

Oh, and one more thing: I started a Corporal Culture Facebook page! I’ll link to the articles in this blog, but I also plan on having a bit of content specific to the Facebook page. So come check it out.

Happy polling 🙂