2016 In Review

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2016-  Highlights from Abra Allan, Director   If there was a theme for 2016 at Motion Pacific, it would certainly be community engagement. This is true on so many levels, whether it be my work to engage the staff with a deeper understanding of and sharing in organizational triumphs and obstacles or the introduction of […]

People’s Pilates

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Peoples Pilates was inspired by a desire to make the vast benefits of Pilates available to a broad community at an accessible cost. What? Peoples Pilates classes will be Mat and Prop based. By taking expensive equipment out of the mix, we are able to offer offer classes at a rate equivalent to our current […]

Summer Resident 2016- August 5th

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Summer Resident 2016- August 5th

This is excerpt of a section I’m playing around with. It is about how I’ve bound or restricted myself – in this case quite literally with the red fabric. And how through movement, it unravels.  

Summer Residents 2016- July 21

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Summer Residents 2016- July 21

Improv with Lori, Juana Farfan and me. We were exploring the relationship between our facial expression and posture of the body – experimenting with the body leading and the face following and visa versa. This improv led us to more investigating of our usually not shown interior emotional life and what that would look/feel like.

Santa Cruz Dance Week 2016 Press

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Santa Cruz Dance Week 2016 Press

SANTA CRUZ DANCE WEEK- 2016 Thursday, April 21 – Friday, April 29 SCDANCEWEEK.COM It’s an entire week of dance and the whole country celebrates. Santa Cruz Dance Week,well, we don’t want to brag … but it’s pretty spectacular. Here’s what we’ve got going on: Dancing in the Streets: Thursday, 4/21 5:30-9:00pm, Cooper St. and Pacific […]