Fall 2017 upcoming events & new photos of the Artivists performing at the SCFD Showcase at Denver Botanic Gardens by Scott Dressel-Martin. “Making art is like giving a gift: evidence of your spirit and that you are here.” – Patty Mitchell
It was such a wonderful experience to share the magic of Reconnect with Boulder’s dance community! The Reconnect Dancers performed at “Open Space” (presented by 3rd Law Dance/Theater) at Dairy Arts Center on May 26, 2017. Wayne performed his poem inspired by Reconnect entitled lady gaga n me.
During the month of April, we successfully raised $6000 for Reconnect – THANK YOU SO MUCH to everyone who contributed. “so glad we made it!” (this clip comes from our Reconnect Community Class on April 30)
The Reconnect with your Body program empowers participants to discover new ways to move by teaching how to think like a dancer, connect with your breath and find radical compassion for often ailing body parts. Click the links below to hear the voices of Reconnect dancers.
The wonder of witnessing people discover their inner dancer never gets old. There is a light that ignites within – a light that exists in all of us.
The latest Artivist happenings from Art as Action.
“creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.” We have been keeping busy at Artivist headquarters, and there are exciting Artivist happenings coming up!
Art as Action’s performance of “body mind mystery” is a collection of diverse pieces, chiefly collaborations. The unifying factor of the various artistic expressions and collaborations was a kind of joy: the type that is won, not given, and is richly layered with emotions and states of being that may seem to be joy’s opposite.
We had so many opportunities to share what we experience every week: the miracle of music that moves us. The miracle of coming together for a shared purpose. The miracle of moving our bodies free from self-consciousness, fear and limitations.
Art as Action Artistic Director and Reconnect instructor Sarah Leversee was invited to write an article for the Parkinson Voice, a quarterly publication of Parkinson Association of the Rockies. Here is the article: