It’s been a bit of time since I’ve posted on my blog…early January was the last post, shortly after I was offered (by spirit) the guidepost words of Gratitude and Forgiveness for moving into 2015. Along with those two guidepost words, I was also given (as an invitation from spirit): Dream, Create, Study, Learn, Inquire and Prepare, Infinity and Dance.
My journey through this invitation from spirit has been nothing less than amazing. My dream was to create something new and exciting in my studio for those who are looking to expand, to grow, to manifest their own dream(s). Shortly after this invitation was offered to me, I received a Facebook invitation to an event — a Long Distance Learning (my favorite kind since I don’t like to travel) Kai Earth Immersion. Kai, developed by Kelly Atkins (who I’ve known since 2001 but have never met in person), is a fitness practice based on the elements of nature (Water, Air, Earth, Fire and Wood) using the architecture of authentic movement, a deepening of a relationship with one’s body — for me it’s a conversation with my own divine nature while moving through an internal landscape of sensations and emotions.
As those of you who have been following my blog know, I’ve been teaching Nia for 14 years. My passion for sharing and teaching Nia has not dwindled one iota by adding Kai into my class offerings. In fact, Kai has allowed me to deepen my own relationship with Nia. The two practices, Nia and Kai, are both cardiovascular in nature (depending on the energy one wishes to expend); however I can also say that the two are as different as night and day — neither better than the other — both offering a wealth of body/mind/emotion/spirit information through movement.
You can find out more about Nia by checking out http://www.nianow.com. You can find out more about Kai by checking out http://www.kaimoves.com. AND you can actually experience both of these unique fitness practices by attending my classes. Nia is taught at my studio on Saturday, Monday and Thursday mornings at 9 a.m., Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Kai is taught on the first two Tuesday evenings of every month at 6 p.m. As more folks become aware of and interested in my Kai classes, I will expand those offerings.
I am still here…awash in the creative waters of inspiration and movement. I am dreaming, I am creating, I am learning and studying, I am inquiring and preparing. An infinity of dance awaits…