“The first creative task is to free the body to experience the power of being. It is first in that it is both where we must begin and what is most fundamental. Your body is the ground metaphor of your life, the expression of your existence. It is your Bible, your encyclopedia, your life story. Everything that happens to you is stored and reflected in your body. Your body knows; your body tells. The relationship of your self to your… Read More »inhabit our bodies! It’s all we got!
“I’ve accused the innocent, loved the wicked, danced inside a drunken gypsy and a gluttonous whore, strutted silks, high hats, pious robes, ate the earth with a starving tongue, died all the deaths everywhere of each little proud god who cuts across my bones.”
“Our human wildness is our spontaneity, our untamed vitality, our innocent presence, our resistance to oppression, and our rule-transcending vivacity and self-reliance that social convention can never contain. We are designed to grow deeper into that wildness as we mature, not to recede from it.” -Bill Plotkin, From his book, Nature and The Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World