Tag Archives: performing arts

From Fear-Full to Fear-Less…

I first got on stilts in January, doing the Wise Fool NM program, ELEVATE. The very first time, I was relatively comfortable on them. The second time – a few days later, perhaps – I was terrified. I felt anxiety where … 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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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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Learnings from a Wise Fool…

Yesterday, I was talking with someone who asked me about my passion for Wise Fool New Mexico. In explaining my thinking, I felt like I arrived at some clarity into three questions I am exploring: What does ‘be the change you … Continue reading

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What kind of player are you?

In the last couple of years, I acquired a mantra – Life is a collective creative process. Breath, emotions, thoughts, words, actions, relationship, dynamics, systems, structures, institutions, communities, societies. These are all products of creativity – the act of bringing … Continue reading

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