the collective journal

Infinite Flow Online Class Library!

From Marissa Harimoto, Founder, Infinite Flow – An Inclusive Dance Company https://www.infiniteflowdance.org/class-library-access Dear Friends We hope you are keeping yourselves safe and healthy during this world crisis. A couple updates of our Instagram Live Classes Here is a Recap Video from the last 2 weeks. I share a bit of my journey to starting these classes as well. The IG… read more

Eartha Robinson’s “House-Music” Workout!

Fame! Alumna & infectious Spirit Eartha Robinson, along with her Daughter, Élija, takes you through a simple workout that builds to some fun ‘ography! Get Active in your House & make this part of your Daily Routine whilst your on LockDown! Note: As a non-profit, We do not own the rights to the Music in this Video – but it’s… read more

Six Foot Distance Dances – Festival – ENTER!

Dare To Dance in Public Film Festival challenges you to submit to… Six Foot Distance Dances. How do we dance in isolation… and how do we connect? How do we create relevance dancing in the privacy of our own homes? What do we feel while being physically limited by an invisible enemy? In the face of COVID-19, we refuse to… read more

Nathan Kim’s Sweaty Living Room

All-levels dance class from home w/ Nathan Kim insta: @n8thankim (for updates about more classes) venmo: @n8thankim (thanks for supporting 🙏) songs used in this class: Jamie XX – Far Nearer New Look – Nap On The Bow The Acid – Fame Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry Be Happy RY X – Yayaya http://thesweatspotla.com http://www.nathanmercurykim.com

Anyone Can Dance!

I’ve been dancing since I was three years old. My studio was my second home, more family than friends. I was there every day, either taking classes or teaching. When I went to college, I missed teaching. One of my friends mentioned that there is a rift between the professors of our college and the other members of the High… read more

Misty Copeland Dances to celebrate Drea’s Dream!

Special Guest Misty Copeland Dances with Children at MSKCC Monday, January 22, was like no other Monday.  The Andréa Rizzo Foundation wanted to do something special this year at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to celebrate their Dréa’s Dream dance/movement therapy program milestone of 15 years.  And special it was indeed.  Misty Copeland, principal dancer for American Ballet Theater, joined the foundation in… read more

How Dancers Are Changing Lives – You Can Too.

Here is one story that will touch your heart as deeply as it has touched ours. Watch this beautiful video to see how Ari and Drea’s Dream grew through the years because of Pazzaz dancers’ compassion for others and a strong love of dance. Pazazz Performers have let their hearts move their feet and made big things happen for so… read more

The Global Reach of Inspiration!

When Amy Tinkham and I decided to create The Global Dance Initiative, we had one ultimate goal. To spark inspiration globally! We both so strongly believe that one spark can ignite the world. Colleen Perry, of Free2BeMe Dance, is the perfect example of INSPIRATION! From the Czech Republic, Colleen received an email from a mom, inspired and hoping to help… read more

DIAVOLO’s The Veterans Project.

On Saturday, May 21st, The DIAVOLO Institute held its first Veterans Movement Workshop at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. Under the leadership of Project Director Stephan Koplowitz, Institute Director Dusty Alvarado, and Community Liaison Arianne MacBean, thirteen Veterans fearlessly committed themselves to creative and collaborative movement exercises during phase one of DIAVOLO’s The Veterans Project. Amongst the participants was a Navy Seal, an… read more

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