We went out to the woods for an impromptu mini-shoot in the forest today (in order to prepare the flyers for this summer’s MoveSpiration weekend) and.. It was fun. It was hard. It was chilly. I struggled. It took us nearly till the end of the walk (and the last drops of sunshine!) to get… Read More Forest Fotoshooting
Every day, we can learn something new. If all goes well, I’ll be taking my first Modern Dance class tonight at the Ballet school. I’m a bit nervous – I don’t really know yet what to expect – but I’m looking forward, and I’ll be finding out how it feels soon enough. What I do… Read More New Beginnings
Every time we (re)visit our beloved Eschweiler wald, we discover nee things, and rediscover familiar ones. Even though it is the ‘same’ place. It changes. We change. We never walk in the same forest twice.
This post is in honour of the multi-talented Johanna, who graciously hosted me for a very fun workshop this January in Belgium, as well as a reminder to the students who bravely took on the topic with me of dancing to ‘taqsim’, or melodic improvisation. It made me re-realize how much I enjoy teaching, and… Read More Taqsim Tips
Germination is the process by which an organism grows, from a seed or similar structure. I’ve learned that creative ideas often take time to develop. It doesn’t need to be ‘active time’, even. The creational process does a lot of it’s work in the background. If I want to make something, I write it down.… Read More Germination
Happy New Year, you! We were able to catch the last rays of sunshine of 2019 over here in Eschweiler Wald. Here’s to: ending (and beginning) our year in full swing staying in motion keeping a sense of adventure ever learning, spending time with loved ones and in nature as much as we can taking… Read More Happy New Year!
Currently in my paws: This is your Brain on Music by Daniel Levitin A fascinating read. What are you reading right now?
Long time no post. So let’s do dis.. A reboot. Without the daily bloggings, which have been lagging the past few months, I‘m feeling kind of incomplete. Thoughts, feelings and experiences are starting to fade, unprocessed. And.. I miss the writing. I’ll be re-picking up the daily posts, and hopping back into the archives to… Read More Rebootski
After listening to a podcast interview with Pavel Tsatsouline on strength training this week, I have been inspired to pick up (home) kettlebell training again. I’m only a few workouts in, and it feels amazing to be building my strength again, in every sense. I haven’t realized how much I missed it until now. Food for… Read More Strength for Christmas
Today’s walk with Mr E around Eschweiler’s Blausteinsee First time we walked this round, a pleasant surprise to find it included a bit of woodland. Anyone know what this mushroom is?