In my previous post, I listed five things we (you and I) can do to bring playfulness to our daily lives. Now, I’d like to offer five ongoing inspirations — projects, tools and organizations — that have been helpful to me in keeping play present in my [...]
I’ve been an advocate of adult play for many years. Since befriending Phil Porter, who co-founded InterPlay with Cynthia Winton-Henry, this advocacy took on new meaning for me. Today, I want to share a few resources that I think have potential for providing [...]
With the warmth of Summer, we’re reminded of the warming radiance of our own hearts: they pound and PULSE, adding warmth to our bodies. In the same way, our hearts warm us to the intentions we set for our own lives. This enlivening of our desires becomes passion and allows us to [...]
On November 11, 2011 (commonly referred to as 11-11-11), I spent over 6 hours in a high school classroom offering an experience of InterPlay techniques and forms to 6 different classes of students. I’m grateful to my co-teacher, Anita Bondi, who is a magnificent teacher and improviser. She responded to the students [...]
Join us for the monthly PULSE ecstatic trance dance on Monday, August 1, 2011, starting at 7:30PM. The drumming and movement jam takes place at Wellspring Holistic Center on the second floor of 554 Main Street in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
We start with a [...]
muse and music for the present moment
I look for ways to re-invigorate our human experience of life. I want us to drink up every moment with enlivening spontaneity. One of the ways I do this is with improvisation -- especially improvised music. With voice, guitar, percussion, piano (keyboards) and friends, I develop "in the moment" creations. I also play classical and pop music for the vast joy it brings to know the composers and songwriters of the past and present through their music.