240 pages paperback
The essays in this dynamic compilation are a testament to dance as a healing art. Widely interdisciplinary in nature and written by women dancers from around the world, they illustrate a rich array of dance practices, cultures, and disciplines and show how engaging in dance can be both empowering and exhilarating. The women´s narratives all share a deep appreciation for the connection between mental, spiritual, and physical dimensions, offering dance as a transformative power of renewing and rebuilding that bond. Both personal and professional, the stories weave a vivid tapestry of lived experiences, insights, balance, and a community healed by dance.
"Leseho and McMasters' book in an inspiring and practical reminder that no matter the path we choose, we can all benefit from the healing powers of movement."- Elana Silverman full review
"This book has great value at this moment in time. It is a fascinating look into the possibilities of a deeper experience of the mind/body/spirit nature of livingness [These stories] are inspiring to read and invite me to deepen my own participation in these discoveries. Impressive."- Gary K. Bates, dancer, choreographer, educator
"A rich source of information and inspiration it is refreshing to read such academic yet enjoyable experience-led theory and practice in dance as a sacred and healing process the poignant experience and knowledge of the writers should invite any readers who are interested in the area of movement and dance."- Kedzie Penfield, psychotherapist, movement analyst, educator
Our July 17th Toronto launch at the Toronto Women´s Bookstore was great fun! It was wonderful to meet so many interested readers. We would especially like to thank Luke McMaster and Deepti Gupta for making this event extra special.
The response and support for our launch at Brandon University on June 9th was fantastic! Thank-you