Conscious Dancer Magazine

By Mark Metz - Director of Dance First | Curated by members of the Dance First Association.

Monday Love to your Family Flow and big ups to JourneyDance for 20 great years!

“Use the power of your Word in the direction of truth and love.”<p>~ don Miguel Ruiz<p>Have you ever heard the phrase “pick your battles?” Do you ever get …

News Media

Monday Love to Your Mighty Pen and Kudos to Ecstatic Awakening Dance!

“The pen is mightier than the sword”<p>~ Edward Bulwer-Lytton<p>Have you ever struggled to communicate? Do you find getting your point across with the …

Spirituality

Monday Love to Your Spot in the Circle and plan to Dance Across Borders in Bordeaux!

We have to stop consuming our culture. We have to create culture.”<br>~ Terence McKenna<p>Have you ever came across someones work and said to yourself, “How …

DJs

Tuesday Love to your Superintelligence and shout out to The Soiled Dove!

What do you hang on to that’s ‘old school’? Are there things in your world that are supposedly obsolete, yet still more satisfying than their …

Vinyl Records

Monday Love to your Movement Metaphor and Shout Out to So-Cal's Conscious Tango Star!

Do you ever find yourself looking for an easy way to describe things? Trying to find some verbal or written method to get your point across? There’s …

Southern California

Monday Love to your Body Politic and Props to DF's Whole Person Drummer!

Do you ever find yourself totally drawn in to some external drama? Notice yourself becoming so absorbed in some spectacle or chain of events that …

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Monday Love to Your Subtle Shifts Shout Out to The Body Now!

Do you ever get stuck in a rut? Find yourself doing the same thing in the same way over and over? Sometimes it’s great to really get something down …

Monday Loving You for Four Years and Props to the East Bays Deep Diving 5Rhythms Star!

Have you ever noticed what happens when you stick with something? Is there anything in your life that’s been going on long enough to show results you …

What types of dance are the most popular? - Dance-Virtual

When we first started Dance-Virtual, we wanted to know what types of dance were most popular, and especially what dance styles people had difficulty …

Monday Love to your Inner Greatness and All Roads Lead to Dance Camp!

Have you ever thought about what it takes to be great? Greatness is one of those things that we all aspire to in some way or another, but what …

National Parks

Monday Love to your Inner Innovator plus Goat Ballet is for real!

Dance First Member Spotlight: Barbara Derecktor Donahue & Dancing Spirit Studio!<p>Speaking of innovation, today’s Dance First member spotlight is …

Tuesday Love to your Purpose and Passion, and Props to Gabrielle's Golden Girl!

Dream your life, live your dreams! ~ anon<p>Do you ever do something just for the fun of it? Make an effort to go somewhere or work with someone just …

Monday Love to Your Inner Muse and Kudos to Costa Rica’s Somatic Pioneer!

“The pen is mightier than the sword” <i>~</i> <i>Edward Bulwer-Lytton</i><p>Have you ever wondered if you’re a ‘writer’? Do you have a story to tell, and idea to share, …

Monday Love to What's New For You Big Love to the Soul Kitchen!

“I want freedom, the right to self-expression, everybody’s right to beautiful, radiant things.” <i>~ Emma Goldman</i><p>How often do you try something new just …

Monday Love to Your Gift of Presence Props to Debbie Rosas's Contribution to Your Field

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” ~ <i>Woody Allen</i><p>Do you make a habit out of giving the gift of presence? Do you understand what it means to …

Monday Love to Life's Curve Balls and a Twisted Cabaret not to be missed!

How do you react when life throws you a curve ball? I’m sure you’ve had moments when ‘the best laid plans’ went sideways, and you’ve had to suddenly …

Tuesday Love to your Soul's Calling, and Shout Out to Embodied Activism for Renewal

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. ~ <i>Ralph Waldo Emerson</i><p>Do you ever question your calling? Ask yourself what’s your …

Monday Love to your hat in the ring and join Lucy Wallace for SoulSweat in Hawaii

Have you ever ‘put your hat in the ring’? ‘Rolled the dice’ to see what you could make happen? Set an intention and then followed through with the …

Tuesday Love to your shifting beliefs and shout out to Canada's Movement and Money Maestro

Have you ever had a belief shift? Made a fundamental change in the way you approach something? It seems that in order to function in the world we …

Southern California

Monday Love to your 'Model' self, and Kudos to Critical Mass - So-Cal's dynamic dance theater

<b>“Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the</b> …

Dance

Monday Love to your dream wisdom and kudos to WildCore's high country leader!

“Dream your life — live your dreams!”~ unknown<p>Are you in touch with your dreams? Do you pay much attention to what goes on in your head at night …

Monday Love to who you're becoming and shout out to special population's special teacher!

Have you ever thrown in the towel? Completely given up on something that once meant a lot to you? Just plain called it quits and walked away from a …

Monday Love to your hidden hunch and Write in the Beat with Dance First's most literary leader!

Have you ever had a hunch about something that proved correct? Taken the leap to dive in on a project or a course of action because a little voice …

Tuesday Love to your most valuable asset and props to Open Floor's ambitious ambassador!

“Brevity is the soul of wit” ~ Shakespeare<p>Do you ever question your communication style or wonder if you’re getting your message across? Has anyone …

Monday Love to a Soul Journey like none other and the #1 key to your confidence!

“Success is inevitable. As long as you don’t give up and keep doing the personal work on yourself.”<p>Do you ever have occasion to question your …

Monday Love to your New Years dreams and starting your day with dance!

<i>“Our greatest fear should not be of failure, but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”</i><p>Do you ever wonder just where in the heck …

Monday Loving your years-end voyage and Dancing your Journey to Costa Rica!

How far do you have to zoom out to see the big picture? What does it take for you to really get perspective on life? Does it help to sometimes back …

Monday Love's Solstice Blessings to your Creative Inner Child and early call to Movement Medicine in March!

Do you remember what it’s like to pretend? To willfully suspend disbelief and just completely drop in to another reality? When was the last time you …

Monday Love to your Emotional Body Shout Out to Miten's new double LP

Is “emotional intelligence” high on your list of priorities for your family environment or in the space you hold for your conscious movement or dance …