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Ever gotten the jitters before something important? Dec 04, 2021

Whether you are preparing for a speaking gig, a podcast interview, a performance on stage, or asking someone to marry you, if you're breathing and got a heartbeat, you'll deal with some level of the jitters. It might not be the same level each time, but it sure will be a match for how...

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What? This old routine? choreography drag king kings of joy kings of joy all-stars show ponies the king coach Nov 24, 2021

I've been a dancer since I was 5 years old. There I was, standing outside the hall, peering in at all the other 5-year-old girls. I don't think I'd seen so many other girls my age in the one place at the one time. I was not going in there. So what happened? The teacher's aide promised me...

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The secret to distractions: kids, pets and yoga human magnetism yoga Nov 23, 2021

One of my all-time favourite yoga photographs is of a woman in a headstand. Her baby has crawled over to her, pulled at her top, and started breastfeeding. The woman continues her steady gaze, following her breath, and practicing yoga. If you can practice yoga in the chaos around you, then you...

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5 reasons having a persona works on stage empowerment kings of joy kings of joy all-stars queer show ponies the king coach Nov 17, 2021

Many professional performers use the tool of a created persona to enhance their performance skills and elevate their presence on stage. Beyonce shares freely about the creation of her performance persona, Sascha Fierce. "Usually when I hear the crowd, when I put on my stilettos, the moment right...

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The truth about stopping a yoga practice empowerment yoga Nov 16, 2021

Having practiced yoga for over 20 years now, there have been times when I've paused my practice, phases when I've stopped and fallen off the horse completely, and seasons when I've not practiced every day.

There are times in life where a regular asana practice, the physical practice of yoga...

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What's the deal with world hunger these days? empowerment gift to the world human family Nov 12, 2021

Why The Hunger Project?

Someone asked me the other day, why did I choose The Hunger Project to partner with? 

There are a couple of reasons, but before I get to them, I should tell you the story of how I came to fall in love with the work of The Hunger Project. I first heard of their work in...

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Top 5 reasons zero commute just makes sense Nov 09, 2021

Imagine. Waking up in your cloud bed to the gentle sounds of 'om' washing over you. With a smile on your face, you remember what day it is - time to join yoga. You roll over, place your feet on the floor and there's your yoga gear folded and ready for you to put on. What? Oh! Your past self did...

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1 cup of rice until Christmas gift to the world human family kings of joy queers of joy Nov 05, 2021

After the excitement of the last online show of Queers of Joy, where the Kings of Joy were interviewed and Lucretia, Festo and Fahad shared their dire situation in Block 13 and performed a harrowing lip sync to "We are the World, We are the Children...", the hype wore off quickly with a sobering...

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Get this drag off me! drag king kings of joy lgbtqia+ queer the king coach Nov 02, 2021

Many people have heard of Drag Queens, but when I mention Drag Kings, there’s a moment. A pause. Often there’s not even a flicker of recognition. And so I always start with, “You’ve heard of a Drag Queen, right? Well, a Drag King is a woman dressing up as a man.” I...

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When wanting is not enough empowerment habits somatic coach yoga Oct 26, 2021

Have you ever been perplexed by the things that you want to do but can’t bring yourself to do consistently? Maybe there were activities that you used to do when you were younger and now, even though you want to do them, for the life of you, you can’t seem to get them done.

Yoga has...

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Hello, my friend human family human magnetism lgbtqia+ queer somatic coach Oct 19, 2021

Hello my friend!

In case we haven’t met yet, I thought I’d introduce myself. You might have questions about the work I do and who I work with.

I’m a Somatic Coach who empowers people through the body using the modalities of Yoga and Dance. I have a BA in Dance, Deakin University...

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Block 13: LGBTQIA+ community of refugees facing daily violence gift to the world kings of joy media queers of joy Oct 07, 2021

An online version of Queers of Joy, the twice-monthly event showcasing trans, non-binary and gender diverse performers in Sydney, Australia was not part of the plan. It was co-producer, Gabriel who said, “I think we should do an online show. I think the community needs it.”...

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