July 20, 2019

Rarely have I been so convicted in dance class. In the brief theology lesson before class, my teacher explained dance as “contemplation of one’s partner in the spirit of the music.” As soon as he said it, something in me tensed. That’s not how I follow either my dance...

January 16, 2019

I’m beginning the new year by taking classes in waltz and Ignatian prayer. It seems an odd pairing, but one helps me process the other as I apply what I learn in the prayer closet as well the dance studio. This week, a prayer class assignment helped me understand my st...

January 6, 2019

In a previous post I reflected on the gift of relationship in dance and my walk with Christ. I am learning that I don’t have to be the perfect offering; I need only to receive His perfect presence. Receiving this gift by faith is harder even than pursuing the illusion...