This book is a pocket-sized, jam-packed with information treasure, diving into the biomechanics of dance and movement. Based on ballet, written by a gorgeous dancer, useful for practitioners and instructors of all types of dance. Inside Ballet Technique by Valerie Grieg. Other Dance/Movement Books I love: Anatomy of Breathing Anatomy Trains Classical Ballet Technique Note:… Read More Book Tip: Inside Ballet Technique – Valerie Grieg
Catching a moment at our beloved Eschweiler Wald 🌿 We got ourselves a muddy leg! A ‘natural badge’ for testing our jumping strength.
DANCING WITH PROPS – There are many ways to do it.. be it improvised or choreographed. This dance (with the romantic double veils) was created in the way I make most of my props-dances: Propless. I had been working on a choreography inspired by this song (Omry Kelou by Wael Kfoury) and I had… Read More To Prop or not to Prop
SEAS OF TIME – This one is a mix of all my thoughts and ponderings of June. What do YOU ‘Sea’ in this image? Let me know below! Usually, when I make ‘a thing’ (a blog post, a post, a dance, a class, or – like here – a digital collage), I don’t have a… Read More Seas of Time
Gorgeous summer evening walk in Langerwehe – Biberbachtal (Eifel) It’s a circular walk of about 2,5 hours. We had a surprise visit by a wild boar! Not pictured 🙂 Enjoy!
TOOLS – What are the instruments you can use (or COULD use) for creating? for teaching? for finding inspiration? and for expressing? Here is a list of mine: (Feel free to save this post for reference, & let me know if you have questions about these!) FOR CREATING ✅ Pen & Paper (thoughts into ideas)… Read More Tools for Creation
THE UNIVERSE IS ON YOUR SIDE – My very first digital Collage. How/Why did I make this? First of all.. I wasn’t expecting/aiming to create something ‘shareable’ at all. This was just me trying out what I had learnt, starting with a picture that I wanted to post, digital doodling, because on Wednesday I finally… Read More The Warrior
The many views of Blausteinsee. Horizon upon horizon. Enjoy! www.instagram.com/joyofmovementblog
Hello there! As you may have seen, I have been making lots if REELS (super short mini videos) on Instagram lately for dance, fitness, and even about our forest walks. I’ve also received quite a few questions from my fellow dancers/teachers/artist about how (and why!) I make them. WHY do I love them so much? Hold… Read More Instagram REELS – A Creative Treasure Trove
Gorgeous greens before, during and after the rains in Eschweiler Wald. Enjoy!