Tag Archives: collaboration

How are we fueling the fires of beloved community?

Our goal is to create a beloved community and this will require a qualitative change in our souls as well as a quantitative change in our lives. ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Beloved community.  What is beloved community? I think … Continue reading

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Still Being

Today is Wednesday. Our first BUST performance is on Friday. As the teachers told us would happen, we’ve more or less moved through the chaos of collective creativity. We have created a show with a number of different acts and … Continue reading

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When does self-care turn into self-indulgence?

In this last post from the BUST diaries (as I think of this series of postings), I wrote about the balancing act of self-care and serving the collective. I’ve continued to think a lot about this theme. Sometimes don’t we have … Continue reading

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A Balancing Act -the art of caring for self while serving the collective

A lot of what we are doing in BUST – a six week intensive circus camp at Wise Fool NM – involves finding your balance. This week, I’m thinking about the balance between pushing myself and self-care. BUST as a … Continue reading

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Ugly is a Ugly does….

We are into week three of BUST circus camp at Wise Fool NM. So much I can write about. What’s front of mind right now is the ways in which we can be so hard on ourselves. I’m thinking about how … Continue reading

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Roll up for the Magical Mystery Tour…

Yesterday we had a full group session of BUST. I started writing about BUST last week, with the post What Does it Take to Support it Each Other to Rise and Shine? Since then, I’ve experienced two beginners’ group training sessions on … Continue reading

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What does it take to support each other to rise and shine?

On Sunday, we began the WISE FOOL (New Mexico) circus camp called BUST. BUST has been running for twelve years. It is a six week program of intensive circus training for women. We will explicitly be learning aerial acrobatics on fabric … Continue reading

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