Conscious Dancer Magazine

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

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 …

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 …

Mind

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 …

Monday Mourning Love to my Ghost Ship friends plus a safe way to dance at home...

Do you ever find yourself mentally hunkering down after hearing bad news, hoping that no one you know personally was involved? We hear about …

Monday Love to our Furry 4-Footed Facilitators, both Canine and Equine

<i>Often, it is the animals that provide a frame for the human condition” ~</i> JoAnna Mendl-Shaw<p>Do you ever let your tendency for kindness get you in over …

Monday Love to Mr. Dickens and Rare Re-Set Meditation Opportunity Tomorrow Night!

If life or current events have activated or re-activated deep unhappiness, pain, anxiety, past trauma or future fears, please join us for the Reset …

Monday Love to Dance First's Sacred Persian Star and Honoring All Four Agreements after the Election

Have you ever broken one of the <i>“Four Agreements”</i> and then woken up the next day and wondered, “What the heck just happened?” Try as we might to hold …

Monday Love to your most valuable resource One Dance Tribe is calling you to Hawaii!

How does your daily dance with technology feel to you? Are you someone who is effortlessly up to date, using the ever growing constellation of tools …

Monday Love to our Dolphin Movement Mystery School leader and hats off to your Halloween Shadow!

Happy Halloween! May your shadow be kind to you on these days that celebrate the dark side. Have you ever had a holiday that you simply dread? For …

Monday Love to Turning the Wheel and Your Happiness as an Emergent Property

This weeks spotlight shines on a Dance First member who radiates the positivity of a life in service. Alana Shaw is the founder and director of …

Monday Love to Visudha do los Santos, 5Rhythm's Shamanic Ambassador Celebrating the new MoveMap!

Do you ever get involved in a project that seems like it’s never going to end? Do you have first-hand experience with seeing ‘the light at the end of …

Monday Love to Dance First's Iranian Innovator Is there really room for more modalities?

Does the world really need another movement modality? Aren’t there enough practices out there to satisfy everyone already? Why would anyone want to …

Monday Love to "An Intimate Dance" and Bravo to the Smuin Ballet!

What was your entry point to the world of ‘conscious dance’? Did you come to it from a more refined professional background? Or were you more like …

Monday Love to Heather Munro Pierce and the Ecstatic Semantics of Conscious Dance

What a difference a decade makes! Have you ever noticed how as we mature a decade can feel like a year and a year can feel like a month? As I was …

Monday Love to Cavalia — The Greatest Equestrian Dance on Earth!

What was your “formative moment”? Can you recall a time when you were a child when there was a moment of inspiration that set you on a course for the …

Monday Love to the Internet's Empathy Engine and Big Ups to BhaktiFest

Why does helping people feel so good? What is it about providing an answer to a question or providing your two cents worth of advice that us up? …

Monday Love to Authentic Movement Mentor Susan Bauer Musings on Mercury's Motion

What’s your oracle? Do you have a tool that you use to set your compass? Perhaps you are internally oriented, going strictly from intuition and gut …

Monday Love to the 3-Foot Giant Hats off to Wisdom of the Body's Jill Nagle

When I’m doing my marketing trainings or working with movement leaders one-on-one, the topic often comes up, and depending on the person and their …

Monday Love to Gabrielle's 5R's Smartphone Dream the Secret to Leaning into Learning

What’s your relationship with learning look like? Are you a reader? Do you take online courses? Go to lectures? Listen to audiobooks or podcasts? …

Monday Love Member Perks + Inside Secrets for Offering Corporate Movement Workshops

Are you ‘all-in’ on your somatic practice or movement leadership methodology? You might be one of the people on my list who are full-time teachers, a …

Monday Love to OlyWaves' 12th Annual Tribal Gathering and Digging your Core Gifts

Have you ever thought about what your ‘core gifts’ are? Like really deep down inside, the parts of you that bring the most joy to the surface, and …