May the calm be widespread
May the ocean glisten as greenstone
May the shimmer of light
Ever dance across your pathway
The Whale Rider, Witi Ihimaera
“Move and the way will open.”
"The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance."
"Life is the dancer and you are the dance."
"Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing. It’s the rhythm of your life. It’s the expression in time and movement, in happiness, joy, sadness and envy."
"Just jump in - God is always dancing - always."
"Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor."
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
To reach for love
is to change the shape of the arm
To look on beauty
is to alter the eyes
Prayer sanctifies the lips
Song liberates the throat
Dance fills the bones with light
Love makes of the heart
an Open Hand.
"Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free."
"Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion."
“People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive.”
"There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good."
"The 5Rhythms are a map to everywhere we want to go, on all planes of consciousness - inner and outer, forward and back, physical, emotional and intellectual."
"Life is short and there will always be dirty dishes, so let’s dance."
"For me, God is both the dance and the dancer, I am just the part that gets in the way."
"Put the psyche in motion and it will heal itself."
“If not now, when?”
"To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak."
Hopi Indian Saying