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Spreading the WORD

GYROKINESIS® is making its way around the community, my goal as movement practitioner- to spread the wealth of knowledge in this technique in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area is becoming more of a reality. Saturday November 18th, GYROKINESIS® made an appearance at the Redeemed Christian Church of God Health Fair. Although it was a chilly day, there were various sponsors and vendors offering their free services: health, dental and vision screenings outdoors to the congregation and community participants. Many of those passing by inquired about GYROKINESIS® with issues concerning areas like their back, neck, shoulders and knees - simply sat in a chair and begin to move. At first, there were reservations because of the chilliness but they soon found that surprisingly moving through the various sequence of exercises began to warm their bodies and steer their focus away from the elements. Participants were guided with verbal and neural cues while honing in on the breath and bri

The Very Last Days of the First Colored Circus

Phenomenal. Stupendous. Superb. Magical. Spectacular. Captivating. These are just a few words to describe the impression that RESTORATION STAGE INC. cast of "The Very Last Days of the The Fist Colored Circus" left on it's audience members. Tonight was my first time in the Anacostia Playhouse Blackbox Theater Space. I sat on the front row, stage left next one of the play's lead role character's, Ollie , back when the play first ran. That explains his contemplative manner, focus and attention to detail and appropriate break-in moments to acknowledge the talent that was before. And indeed, we were sitting in the presence of stars. The play is a enactment of the life and times of being Colored Circus life in the early 19th Century. The script by Steven A. Butler was witty, humorous and historically riveting as we entered into the world as it was back then. You felt the anguish, the joy, the wonder of it all whether in laughter or in tears... Each moment of the