Dancing in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Dancing in Santa Fe, New Mexico

I love dancing with people.  I always find that after the first, sometimes awkward moment, most people really love to dance. They just need to know that they are welcome, be assured that there is no “right” way to dance and experience a model that demonstrates that...

Parking Lot Memories

Just as writers need blank paper and painters need blank canvases, communities need accessible open space to gather and celebrate.  Public dances are examples of active community-making art that manifests itself through the people themselves.  Although these kinds of...
An Unlikely Path for a College Intern

An Unlikely Path for a College Intern

When I tell people I meet that my passion and current position involves dancing, singing and storytelling with elders and other under served populations, I tend to get a lot of perplexed looks. As a young Millennial with an almost-completed major in Arts Management,...
Let’s Dance

Let’s Dance

For almost 40 years, I’ve labored in the health care industry, working as a physician committed to improving the health of the patients I cared for. My efforts were directed to addressing the health needs of those I saw……but with a focus on a medical model. Several...

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