Dinosaurs, Redwoods, and Karma

The following post was written by Katherine Moore. Katherine has been teaching for The Perri Institute for Mind and Body since 2013.  You can find her running all over New York City, working as a teacher, choreographer, freelance dancer, and writer.  Relax with her at Steps on Broadway on Friday nights at 6:30pm for restorative yoga. These are the … Continue reading

Off the Grid: London Calling

I just returned from a long overdue trip to London. Since my early twenties I have traveled there once or twice every year, and I nearly relocated there eight years ago. Over the last few years, a series of events has prevented me from making regular trips to my other home. Family-friends and pockets of … Continue reading

T.S. Eliot and the Tradition of Yoga

This past month I’ve been taking a course on American literature in the early twentieth century. Recently, I was assigned an essay by T.S. Eliot titled “Tradition and the Individual Talent.” In this essay, Eliot proposes a new way of looking at the relationship between the past and the present of poetry. He argues that … Continue reading

Monday Mantra: Perspective

“We spend an inordinate amount of time reliving our past and being anxious about our future. In between those two, like a little dot, we have this exact moment where, actually, if you really look at it, is totally anxiety free.” – David Nichtern Passing on a little slice of perspective just in time to … Continue reading

Mystery and Secret

When I was attending acting conservatory, we were encouraged to read a book called Audition, by Michael Shurtleff. The book offers instructions to actors as they prepare for auditions, by way of twelve guideposts. One of these guideposts is titled Mystery and Secret. In this guidepost, Shurtleff advises the actor that once he has completed … Continue reading

NEXT vs. NOW

The following is an edited and revised version of a piece I wrote in May 2011 to inaugurate my very first personal blog entry. The topic of “next vs. now” has been on my mind again so I dug back in to revisit these thoughts. In honor of graduates everywhere, especially our Mind Body Dancer … Continue reading

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