April 2012 – Salimpour School

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Today’s Word: Identifying Resistance

We all have times in our lives when we are trying to accomplish things, but we keep facing roadblocks. Sometimes you take two steps forward to take three steps back. In Level 3 of Suhaila’s format, students study approaching the dance creatively as an artist. . . and then resistance starts to show up in [...]

By | April 27th, 2012|Salimpour School|Comments Off on Today’s Word: Identifying Resistance

In Memory of Tom Ryan (Rashid)

This past weekend, a very dear friend of mine, Tom Ryan, passed away quietly in his sleep. I met Tom (Rashid) when I was nine years old. I worked the front desk for my mother's classes at the studio she rented in San Francisco at that time. Because I was just a kid, most of [...]

By | April 10th, 2012|Salimpour School|Comments Off on In Memory of Tom Ryan (Rashid)

Today’s Word: the Artistic Lifestyle

Suhaila often talks about the lifestyle of an artist. Every day activities and errands can suddenly take on a whole new meaning when looked at in a new way. Walking from your home to your car is a simple often mindless task, but if we are open to see new things, we might find a [...]

By | April 6th, 2012|Salimpour School|Comments Off on Today’s Word: the Artistic Lifestyle
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