Co-creation Through Dance – Radu Poklitaru – Kyiv Modern-Ballet

Contemporary ballet

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Contemporary ballet is a form of dance which incorporates elements of both classical ballet and modern dance. It takes its technique and use of pointework from classical ballet, although it permits a greater range of movement that may not adhere to the strict body lines set forth by schools of ballet technique. Many of its concepts come from the ideas and innovations of 20th century modern dance, including floorwork, balletic movements and turn-in of the legs.

History

George Balanchine is often considered to have been the first pioneer of contemporary ballet. Today the style he developed is known as neoclassical ballet, a style of dance between classical ballet and today’s contemporary ballet. Balanchine used flexed hands (and occasionally feet), turned-in legs, off-centered positions and non-classical costumes (such as leotards and tunics instead of tutus) to distance himself from the classical and romantic ballet traditions. Balanchine also brought modern dancers in to dance with his company, the New York City Ballet; one such dancer was Paul Taylor, who in 1959 performed in Balanchine’s piece Episodes. Balanchine also worked with modern dance choreographer Martha Graham, expanding his exposure to modern techniques and ideas. Also during this period, choreographers such as John Butler and Glen Tetley began to consciously combine ballet and modern techniques in experimentation.

One dancer who trained with Balanchine and absorbed much of this neo-classical style was Mikhail Baryshnikov. Following Baryshnikov’s appointment as artistic director of the American Ballet Theatre in 1980, he worked with various modern choreographers, most notably Twyla Tharp. Tharp choreographed Push Comes To Shove for ABT and Baryshnikov in 1976; in 1986 she created In The Upper Room for her own company. Both these pieces were considered innovative for their use of distinctly modern movements melded with the use of pointe shoes and classically-trained dancers — for their use of “contemporary ballet”.

Tharp also worked with the Joffrey Ballet company, founded in 1957 by Robert Joffrey. She choreographed Deuce Coupe for them in 1973, using pop music and a blend of modern and ballet techniques. The Joffrey Ballet continued to perform numerous contemporary pieces, many choreographed by co-founder Gerald Arpino.

Today there are many explicitly contemporary ballet companies and choreographers. These include Alonzo King and his company, Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet; Nacho Duato and Compañia Nacional de Danza; William Forsythe, who has worked extensively with the Frankfurt Ballet and today runs The Forsythe Company; Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson, who are Co-Founders of Complexions Contemporary Ballet; and Jiří Kilián, former artistic director of the Nederlands Dans Theatre. Traditionally “classical” companies, such as the Kirov Ballet and the Paris Opera Ballet, also regularly perform contemporary works.

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OM – Meaning and Practice

OM Mantra and 7 Methods of Practice    –    swamij.com

Introduction
OM Method #1. Pulsing repetition
OM Method #2. With the flow of breath
OM Method #3. As the object called universe
OM Method #4. Sound vibration of the universe
OM Method #5. Gross, subtle, and causal planes
OM Method #6. Waking, dreaming, and deep sleep consciousness
OM Method #7. Conscious, unconscious, subconscious mind
Integration of the practices

OM and the 7 levels of consciousness
4 Levels and 3 Domains of Consciousness
Tips on how to use a mantra
Mantra, brain, and word
Japa and ajapa-japa with mantra 

Mahavakyas
Bindu: Pinnacle of Yoga, Vedanta and Tantra

Mooji – Compassion and Empathy

Resilience:  Compassion and Empathy    –   mentalhelp.net

Harry Mills, Ph.D. & Mark Dombeck, Ph.D. Updated: Jun 25th 2005

The quality of your relationships, and not the quantity of them, is what matters for you in terms of your emotional resilience. It is better to have a few high quality relationships than many lower quality ones. One of the attributes that differentiates people with higher quality relationships from people with lower quality relationships is their ability to be compassionate and empathetic.

To be compassionate means to be aware of and sympathetic to the suffering of others. To be empathetic means to be able to notice the subtle verbal and non-verbal signals people give off that let you know what they need or want. People who do not have the ability to recognize these subtle cues are at a great social disadvantage in terms of the way they communicate with others. On the other hand, people who are empathetic receive both physical and emotional benefits from their sensitivity. Compassionate, empathetic people are able to really listen to and understand the experiences that other people describe. Their willingness to put their own concerns away for a while and to really witness and experience others’ experiences is universally appreciated as a genuine and precious gift which decreases loneliness, bonds people together (creating stronger, deeper relationships), and enhances self-esteem and self-worth for both relationship partners.

Compassion and empathy are skills that can be cultivated. You can grow in your ability to be compassionate and empathetic by practicing being other-focused (rather than self-focused), and by practicing altruism.

Become Other-Focused

When you’re in a relationship, there are two things you can focus your attention towards: yourself, or your partner. Being empathic and compassionate requires that you focus your attention on your partner’s experience, but this is a fairly difficult thing for many people to do. It’s not so much that most people are selfish or self-centered (although many are); it’s more that it is just natural to be more in touch with your own needs than the needs of others. It’s also the case that when you are not feeling good, you are naturally inclined to self-focus and b

More than just listening to what your partner says with words, pay attention to how he or she carries him or herself and what he or she does. Look for disconnections between what he or she says and what he or she does. If your partner says, “I’m fine” but look like she is in great pain while saying it, you’ll know she is probably not being completely open with you. If you notice this, you’ll have discovered an opportunity to ask her how she is really feeling.

Practice Altruism

Practicing altruism means being willing to be generous. It means to do things to benefit others without too much thought for how those things will benefit you. There are many ways to practice being altruistic. Volunteering your time at a local community food kitchen, fostering a child (or a dog or cat), calling 911 when encountering a serious accident, or simply being there for a friend in need are all examples.

 

Deep Heart Listening – Dame Kiri sings Rachmaninoff Vocalise

2012 Awakening Supernatural Abilities

Spiritual Awakening, Growth, and Enlightenment   –   Help me recover my suppressed spiritual/supernatural abilities.

Expert: – 7/20/2012   –   AllExperts.com
Question
First I would like to thank God I found a website like this and I’m hoping you would lend me a hand. I believe that everyone in life has their own unique journey either spiritually or physically.No two individuals share the same moment thus God communicates to us in different ways (e.g bible,religon,nature,direct communication) because man himself is different.

I feel as though I have turned my back on God’s calling.Unlike now as a child I was truely happy even though I had wierd abilities. Maybe I was ‘truely’ happy because I accepted my abilities unlike now.Here is a rough idea of the abilities ; seeing into the future, seeing paranormal entities, feeling the presence of the ‘unseen’,crossing into other ‘dimensions’,hearing voices or peoples thoughts not sure which?

Let me add there is no family history of mental illness in my family and I am fit as a fiddle.I don’t have wierd brain tumours or schitzophrenia lol. As a child traumatic experiences happened concerning my abilities,I ended up suppressing and denying my abilities until finally one day they just disappeared.I realise my abilities are apart of myself and denying them is like sliting my own wrists.

I’m ready to accept myself now,and I hopefully ask : How does one recover previously suppressed/lost abilities????

Answer
Thank you for this interesting question, Kevin. First of all, some experts say that everyone has – or once had – those abilities to some degree. Most of us suppress or forget them, possibly because we don’t trust they are real, or because we are afraid of them.

If everyone has them, such abilities cannot be a sign of an enhanced spirituality, or being closer to God, or whatever you want to call it. Experts say that people of all levels of spiritual development have them, but those at the less evolved levels put a label on them “Jesus spoke to me,” while the more evolved ones welcome the mystery involved in not really knowing where the messages or visions or whatever came from.

I believe the real key to an enhanced spirituality is TRUST. First of all, we must TRUST that wherever such abilities come from, it is something good, that there is a purpose to the knowledge we receive through those abilities, and that they are not a sign of mental illness and do not come from an evil source. Secondly, we must TRUST that we ourselves can be reliable recipients of messages that come from “wherever,” and trust in our ability to put the knowledge we receive to good use. As you noted in your younger years, this type of trust is not easy to come by. Other people will discourage you from trusting your experiences because such experiences are not real to them. So you have to be your own authority on what those experiences are supposed to mean. Only when you can trust yourself, can you welcome those messages openly.

But further, it is not the fact of HAVING those abilities that should matter to you. Rather it should: be WHAT CAN YOU DO with the information to enhance some aspect of our existence on earth? Whether that should take the form of becoming a source of strength for those in need, creating art that inspires others, or just developing our own maximum potential for the glory of “whatever” our ultimate reality is, some greater good should come of our life. That can happen whether we have those “abilities” or whether we don’t.  

I suggest you go about figuring a way to enhance or maximize your existence, and that of others. If the experiences come, so much the better. If not, at least you will not have wasted time and energy trying to create something over which you have no control.

Best wishes coming to a place of peace about this issue.

Ten Signs that You Are Moving to New Earth

Dolores Cannon  –  in5d.com  –  Moving Into The New Earth    –  Summary Below: 

The Earth frequencies are changing
As our bodies are changing to the new frequencies, our cells are receiving new instructions. (This may explain why many people ar hearing high pitched frequencies).

People who go to the source (people who die), return to Earth with a purpose
“They” told Cannon that the earth is calling and is in trouble and that they need to return. When she brings them forward in time, the client will tell her, “I’m here to help. There’s something I’m supposed to do.”

Our purpose on this planet is to help each other
While under hypnosis, none of Cannon’s clients tell her that they’re there to have a good time, to get married, to make a lot of money, etc.. They tell her they’re here to help each other because we’re going to go through some really bad times (our current state).

Many come back as healers.

While under hypnosis, some clients will not go back to their past lives anymore
When Cannon asks them why, they tell her, “It’s not important anymore.”

People keep coming back to this incarnation over and over again because they keep making the same mistakes
Karma is like molasses, you get stuck in it easily. Did you ever make the same mistakes over and over again? (eg relationships, finances, etc…) It’s time to release the negative karma.

We need to get rid of our negative karma
Cannon says the best way to do this is to forgive.

You can write a new contract
If you’re unhappy with your current life, you can tell yourself, “I don’t want this contract anymore.” Cannon suggests to write up your old contract, then rip it up. Essentially, you’re forgiving yourself.

This is the first incarnation on Earth for many people
While it may be their first incarnation here, they have led many, many lives on different planets but chose to reincarnate here to help with the ascension process.

“There will be many left behind”
…because they can’t change their frequency and vibration and quick enough to move with it. The new earth will not accept people who live in negativity (who are at least 51% negative). You have to work on this NOW or you’ll be stuck with the old Earth. Our vibrations are changing and some will get left behind because they can’t change quick enough.

“Don’t get caught up in the illusion of what’s happening”
In other words, don’t let the economy, politics, etc.. control you.

Our DNA is being changed
We’re gonna be at the point where we will never be sick anymore and will never die.

Those who are stuck deep in negativity…
will be allowed to live out their lives on the old earth. When they die, they won’t come back to the new Earth because the new Earth will not have any negativity. They’ll be sent to another planet that is still experiencing negativity to work it out.

There is no hope for some people
Some people are so loaded down with negativity that there is no hope for them to go to the new Earth.

“You really don’t want to be here when the worst happens”
That’s why many people incarnated here right now, so they can be the “calm in the storm”. This is the evolution of the Earth. You can’t stop it. (in other words, TPTB will lose in the end no matter what they do to us)

We have to get rid of fear
’nuff said

One world will not be aware of the other after ascension
People who get left behind will think, “It’s too bad _______ died believing what he (or she) believed.” They won’t be aware that anything has happened. The old earth will still be here, vibrating at it’s lower frequency with terrible things happening to it, but the new Earth moves into another dimension vibrating so fast that it becomes invisible to those on 3d Earth.

Dolores Cannon

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Wake Up… (Spiritual Poem) By SKULL BABYLON