I Am Safe (the Video)

COME DANCE WITH US MAY 24TH as we explore what it means to feel “I am Safe”
6:30-7:25 Orientation (1x requirement): Body Language 101 for Conscious Dancing
7:30-9:00 Dance
Pacific Cultural Center, 1307 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

What does it mean to feel safe?  Where does safety really begin: out there…or in here?  Do I feel safe in how I show up in the world – even when I show up in full humanness?  Am I a safe person for others in my life?

To help us get started exploring this theme, I share some thoughts on safety based on experiences. From there I offer two Body Language tools to practice in the Dance Lab time to help create safety both within and without.

I am by no means an expert on this topic.  I simply have spent a great deal of the past 8 years learning why I have felt so unsafe in my life – and doing something about it.

Lastly, for the record, the stance of Movement Medicine Dance is this…

Safety is primarily an inside job.
If we want to feel safe on the Dance Floor or in life,
then it is our individual responsibility to make choices that move us towards creating internal safety.
While MMD Orientation exists to help create a collective sense of safety, it is really the empowering of the individual to create their own internal safety that will bring the safety to the collective.

Currently, there is this situation in my life where I caused a break in a relationship from an unconscious state of feeling unsafe – hurting someone I deeply care about.

Read the rest, including 2 body language tools to help create safety.