In this interview, with Dr Farshid Farrahi – psychiatrist, Open Floor teacher, Therapy in Motion facilitator and co-creator of Dancing with Scars we discuss the term trauma and the conversation that is evolving with it.
Taking part in the formation and growth of these two powerful organizations — which grew from the ground up to become inspiring, powerful entities.
Her advice to someone going to their first Open Floor class… Be open to the teachings, even if you don’t quite understand it at first. Over time, they will settle in and they will change your life.
Lucie Nerot, Founding Member of Open Floor who has been teaching internationally, leading youth projects and interpreting for fabulous teachers for over 2 decades, in both English and French, shares her experience of participating and leading on-going groups. When I started dancing, I instantly joined an on-going group in Paris and that has been my…
We took our beliefs onto the dance floor and explored how they move us or keep us stuck.
Theva is a techer in training. He is looking forward to bringing the Open Floor movement practice to his existing classes – Dancing Dhevas – which he has been running in Fremantle, Western Australia since 2010. Here, he shares some words sent to him by one of his students.
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.
Rivi Diamond, from Israel holds a retreat each yearon Paros Island, Greece
argaret Wagner is an award-winning travel/memoir writer and poet who teaches Open Floor and 5Rhythms ® as well as Restorative and Yin Yoga. Based in California, U.S.A., Margaret shares how she manages herself as a dancer with chronic pain and injuries.
But what if we didn’t need fixing? What if we already alright?