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26
Sep

Homage to Followers – Part 2

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If you have taken class with me in any of the last ten years or so, I have probably told my analogy of the Magician and the Magician’s lady. Just the title itself is enough to clue in the most fearsome blockhead to the inequity of gender roles, and the impoverished language we have to […]

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22
Sep

Juan Bruno’s childhood anecdote

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Juan Bruno was “El Pibe de Ciudadela” (The Kid from Ciudadela). He died in 2004 at the age of 79 . (dates are approx.) He was my closest friend among the dancers of the older generation. I bonded with him because he was such a gentleman, having real respect for the woman in the dance. […]

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15
Sep

Inspired by Julia and Julia

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It has been a pleasure getting going this morning.  A lengthy pleasure. My morning ritual, when I can get to it all, includes enjoying waking up, stretching, meditating, showering or bathing, and then a trip to the Pilates machines downstairs. At that point if I have any time left before “work”, by which I mean […]

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