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Do one thing a day that scares you drag king empowerment lgbtqia+ performance queer the king coach May 06, 2022

Photo credit: Sarah Malone @sierramalevich

I have something deep to share with you this week. On Saturday night at Temple, I took fate into my own hands and... walked my first (mini) ball.

I've seen balls here in Syndey - Sissy Ball has been fabulous, but my very first ball was when I was living...

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Kings of Joy podcast interview with Jim Junkie: Reaching your max potential drag king kings of joy performance podcast queer the king coach Apr 28, 2022

Danica: Hello and welcome, my name is Danica Lani and this is my blog. Yeah! I am the King Coach among other things and today, I’m hoping to interview Jim Junkie… Are you there Jim?

Jim: What? Oh – oh… Hey, hey legend – hey, how are ya?

Danica: Hi! Thanks for...

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Am I nervous or excited? drag king empowerment kings of joy lgbtqia+ performance queer show ponies the king coach Apr 12, 2022

To perform in front of a crowd can bring on a mix of emotions from terror and nerves to elation and exhilaration. Recently, our 6-year-old made her debut marching in Rainbow Families at Sydney's Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras. One morning, she remembered the squishy earplugs that have lived under...

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Being present in a big way empowerment gift to the world human magnetism performance the four pillars the king coach yoga Apr 05, 2022

Being 100% at home in your own skin is one of the four pillars of being empowered through the body. Without this experience, we are often not present, not quite here, distracted, and ultimately disconnected. Social anxiety rises, self-doubt or imposter syndrome creeps in and life passes by in a...

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Time for a reset empowerment habits yoga Mar 29, 2022

Each morning when we wake up, we have been granted a brand new day. This day is not the same day as yesterday. It's not like any other day we've lived before. Why? Because we've never lived today. But that's not how we typically wake up. Here we go, same old, same old. It can feel like groundhog...

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If you're tired of being tired, don't skip this practice empowerment habits human magnetism queer tantra yoga Mar 22, 2022

Do you ever wake up tired of being tired? Low energy can impact our mood and in turn, impacts our capacity to feel good in the body. Here are five steps to turn around low energy. (Don't miss step five, it's a life-saver.)

Step one: Check-in with yourself.

Do you need a nap? I don't have time...

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How to go from low to glow in just 5 minutes #dancebreak habits yoga Mar 16, 2022

One of the biggest myths we tell ourselves is that we don't have enough time. We definitely don't have enough time to move our bodies - go for a walk, do a regular yoga practice or move to music. Ironically, those are the times when it's best to continue forward and show up to your movement...

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The energy source that never runs out empowerment human magnetism performance queer tantra yoga Mar 08, 2022

Where does energy come from? Where does our vitality come from? Rather than thinking of energy as a limited supply that we each individually get, try on imagining energy as an unlimited supply that never runs out. Picture it coming from a source bigger than yourself, from life itself, from the...

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How much pleasure can you stand? empowerment habits human magnetism queer tantra the four pillars Mar 04, 2022

Right now, in this very moment, you and I have a certain capacity for pleasure. Once we reach this capacity, we often stop or don't go beyond this limit. It's the capacity of how much pleasure we can experience in one moment. 

Ever noticed how you can't let too much pleasure in? Think about...

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#FeministFridays podcast interview with Sarah Liberty block 13 human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference media queer queers of joy show ponies somatic coach the king coach yoga Feb 24, 2022

In this 30 minute episode of Feminist Fridays, Sarah Liberty interviews me about where I grew up and my early influences (hey Janet!). I talk about being an artist first and learning entrepreneurial skills later in life. We cover what started my dance career, what inspires me to get out of bed in...

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10 reasons to start a regular yoga practice empowerment habits the four pillars yoga Feb 16, 2022

One of the four pillars of being empowered through the body is to feel good in the body. If you don't feel good in your body, it's not impossible to be empowered, it's just a whole lot harder. So what's the easiest way to feel good in the body? The body has needs. It needs sufficient sleep, it...

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Who really is in prison here? anti-racism block 13 choreography empowerment human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference queers of joy Feb 10, 2022

Marrugeku’s Jurrungu Ngan-ga. Photo: Prudence Upton, Sydney, 2022

After a number of days deep in the work of distinguishing and untangling the impact of systemic racism that was raised by the BIPOC members of my Kings of Joy Naarm group and had us withdraw our show Queers of Joy from...

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