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You know, ballet might be too formal of a title for the type of dance I do, but I love to dance.
Amy Leigh Mercree
When we mediate while moving, we are able to connect with varied and deep parts of ourselves. We are able to integrate new energies into our bodies through movements and focus.
When I give, I give myself.
So you can't dance? Not at all? Not even one step? How can you say that you've taken any trouble to live when you won't even dance?
Aren't all ballets sexy? I think they should be. I can think of nothing more kinky than a prince chasing a swan around all night.
I dance with hopes and sing along with possibilities.
The dance is the mother of the arts. Music and poetry exist in time; painting and architecture in space. But the dance lives at once in time and space.
Then come the lights shining on you from above. You are a performer. You forget all you learned, the process of technique, the fear, the pain, you even forget who you are you become one with the music, the lights, indeed one with the dance.
I had certain physical limitations that made me change the choreography for myself or made me more interested in choreography only rather than dancing. I have never been a person who wanted to just dance. I have always been interested in developing for other people.
When you dance, your whole body dances, your skin and bones, your soul, The tips of your fingers and the roots of your hair. When you stop dancing you stop living.
'So You Think You Can Dance' comes on as a high-minded leap up the evolutionary ladder from other reality shows - on this one, you're supposed to learn something, and the guest judges are fellow dance professionals rather than actual celebrities.
James Brown lives, as long as someone steps out of their body and dances uncontrollably.
I wish I could dance like Michael Jackson. I'd love to be able to have my life exactly the way it is, but with his dance moves.
Blood cannot be without dancing. There is no dancing without blood.
When you step back and watch people, you realize that we use every single body part. Movement, dance - I find it genius because it's ultimate expression, really.
Who is Mike Judge? Let me think. The only way I could possibly answer that question would be in a nonverbal fashion. I think I could do an interpretive dance that would answer that question for you.
It [ballet] projects a fragile kind of strength and a certain inflexible precision.
Dance is communication, and so the great challenge is to speak clearly, beautifully, and with inevitability. Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made. Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!
It [ballet] is a perfect medium for the expression of spiritual love.
Ribbons! Long ones, short ones, ones for every mood." He does a little dance to the singsong rhythm. "Thin ones, thick ones, and ones to tie your shoes!
As the sun began to rise, the man reached out to the woman, and they clasped hands. He cradled her, and languidly they lifted themselves up to their feet, their bodies brushing, their eyes lost in each other's. Sensuously, deliberately, they danced, moving as though they were one, their body language smooth as their limbs carefully unfolded. They twirled and rocked, intertwined and separated, nearly leaning onto one another but barely touching, their movements sometimes tender, sometimes almost violent...Moments passed while the dancers held tight to each other, as though their bodies were melting together. The expression on their features as they lifted their faces to the sky was one of unimaginable joy.
Nothing so clearly and inevitably reveals the inner man than movement and gesture. It is quite possible, if one chooses, to conceal and dissimulate behind words or paintings or statues or other forms of human expression, but the moment you move you stand revealed, for good or ill, for what you are.
The real dance is a spontaneous body movement that in harmony with the beats of the music in your heart.
I wanted to see if the American man in plain brown pants and a bare torso could speak profound things.
William Butler Yeats
When I play on my fiddle in Dooney Folk dance like a wave on the sea.
Julie Anne Long
May I see your dance card?” “Don’t you believe me?” She presented it to him with a flourish. He ran his fingers down the list of names. “Hmm . . . Waterburn? Bastard. D’Andre. Definitely a worthless bastard. Lord Camber, a thoroughgoing bastard. Lord Michaelson? Bastard. Peter Cheswick? Bast—” She snatched it from him, laughing. “I wouldn’t dance a waltz with you, anyway, Lord Dryden.” “No?” “You might accidentally lock eyes with Lisbeth Redmond, stumble, and fling me across the room to avoid crushing my feet.
Instead of seeing the rug being pulled from under us, we can learn to dance on the shifting carpet.
Movement should be approached like life - with enthusiasm, joy and gratitude - for movement is life, and life is movement, and we get out of it what we put into it.
I would like to go and dance in Palestine one day, with great pleasure, great pleasure.
Miguel Angel Ruiz
Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time.
Dance comes naturally to us when we're little but fades when we get older. Too many people let the stresses of life get them wound up. I think there's something to be said for cutting loose and having a good time. And hey, people even danced in Bible days.
I feel his arm Lightly Over me. He takes one of my outstretched hands. Draws it beneath my stomach. "One more time..." This is not sex, Not friendship. Something Strange Special In the stillness of his breath, The waterlike way he moves. He is making a dance. We are making a dance.
If you have a voice, sing; but if you have good arms, then go in for dancing.
I had longed to be a butterfly, and I was one at last. I attended private parties in sumptuous evening dress, simpered and aired my graces like a born beau, and polkaed and schoisched with a step peculiar to myself - and the kangaroo.
J. M. Richards
I suddenly felt the way Cinderella might have felt if she hadn’t had that convenient midnight curfew: my feet were hurting, my hair was slipping free from its pins, and my makeup was getting all smudged from sweat. I was unbelievably tired, undeniably depressed, and I just wanted charming.
You don’t choose the music your enemies play, but you choose which songs you dance to.
I'm dancing to the music of the madness inside me.
My songs aren't bubble gum pop dance songs and I don't have background dancers on every single song.
Dance is movement, and movement is life.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
The best dancer is the one who isn’t even aware that she is dancing!
The smile is the dance of the face - the dance is the smile of the limbs.
will dance with the sun Whenever it will shine I'll sing and I'll wait for that time When the light is mine... I will dance with the sun And the melody will be Whatever my heart will yearn And you will be with me... I will dance with the sun And in his warm embrace I'll give my final charm Surrender to his grace...
When I leap, I briefly see the world as it is and as it should be.
If I die on my way to the dance, it will be better than to survive having never lifted my feet.
I mean these people who work on Broadway, in my opinion, are the most gifted of everyone. I mean they really know how to dance. They really know how to act. They really know how to sing. They know how to perform.
The dance is the mother of all languages.
You're gonna be ok, dum de dum dum dum, just dance.
Dance for yourself. If someone else understands, good. If not, no matter. Go right on doing what interests you, and do it until it stops interesting you.
Ultimately, wasn’t dance a whispered question? A story told through the position of a foot, the tilt of a head, the touch of a hand, the brush of an eye. A rite of passage. A claiming.
Be with the flow, take the flow with you, align and make a rhythm out of it