A short biography of John Daido Loori who was a prominent American Zen teacher, prolific author and avid photographer.
We have invited Open Floor dancers to share their creativity with us as part of our focus on Creativity.
Meet Kathy Altman, Lori Saltzman, Cathy Ryan and Sarah Davies, the women responsible for the Art in Motion curriculum at Open Floor.
Devi Weisenberg is a 78 year old dancer from California, USA. She wrote this poem for her husband’s memorial service at Art Murmur with Kathy Altman and Lori Saltzman. She tells us how dance, art and writing on this workshop supported her grieving process.
Éadaoin Ní Challaráin is an Open Floor teacher and a medical practitioner in palliative care in the West of Ireland. Here she tells us about her experience of Cathy Ryan’s Empty Space workshop, which she attended, in October 2017 in Dublin, Ireland.
The first time I hear Sarah Davies say, “Art is the stored honey of the human soul” * I file it away in the Arty, so not for me… section of my brain and leave it there with all the other vaguely interesting, but arty-so-not-for-me stuff I’ve picked up over the years.
Jenny Macke is an Open Floor teacher who has created many, many installations over the 15 years of being a movement teacher and producing and crewing workshops. She is a member of the OFI curriculum circle and the owner of Presence Studio in Bellingham Washington, USA. She gives credit to Martha Peobody Walker for inspiring generations of conscious movement teachers to create altars and installations as anchors for dance space.