'When I was younger, social interaction was difficult, and I worked around it often by going meta in a hyper-verbal way.
'I taught my mom partner dance. She felt amazed by how two strangers could come together for an amazing dance where they communicate so fluidly and dynamically without speaking a word.
'I’ve never spoken with hundreds of people I know in my dance community. But I’ve been pressed up against their bodies every week, and know them so intimately and lovingly, and I know how and where to touch them so they can hear me better.
'There’s this feeling that starts to well up inside when you’re singing worship songs in a large group and harmonizing with them. The whole room rises to a place you can’t reach on your own. It’s beyond a meditation. You see god, life, spirituality, connection, and the souls of people. Dance b ...... Read more