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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 23, 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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Doing the work of anti-racism anti-racism block 13 empowerment human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ making a difference Feb 01, 2022

Doing the real work of anti-racism takes soul searching, emotional untangling, taking responsibility, deep intellectual effort, and staying in communication. This is the work that many people of colour are left to do when a situation requires them to do the ethical thinking and communicating...

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Do you seek out pleasure or pain? empowerment habits human magnetism somatic coach the four pillars Jan 27, 2022

When our body is in a state of fight, flight, or freeze, our attention is on any kind of threat. Whether it's a real threat or a perceived threat, our body still responds in the same way - by activating the nervous system. This is useful if the threat is right in front of us, however staying in...

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How I generate vitality in the face of chronic pain diary empowerment Jan 20, 2022

Something you might not know about me is that I manage chronic pain and have for a lot of my life. The latest physical manifestation of pain in my body we believe to be endometriosis which is an inflammatory condition where the cells of the endometrium (the lining of the uterus) grow outside of...

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What it really takes to take a #dancebreak #dancebreak habits Jan 13, 2022

Several years ago I met a woman who said one of her spiritual practices was to put on a song and dance however she felt, every day. As someone who is trained as a professional dancer, I thought to myself, I'm a dancer, and I don't even dance every day. My creativity mentor, Julia Cameron who...

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5 daily tips to starting the New Year afresh block 13 empowerment habits human magnetism somatic coach Jan 05, 2022

If you're not leaping out of bed to start the New Year, don't worry, you're not alone. It takes something to shift from the holiday season back into a routine - even one that you know is good for you. Whether you're returning to work, your business, or study, let's not pretend that the transition...

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Menopause, Marriage & Motherhood podcast with Karen O'Connor block 13 gift to the world human family kings of joy lgbtqia+ media queer queers of joy show ponies somatic coach Dec 23, 2021

Karen O'Connor is one of those people who has an infectious smile and is a joy to be around.  Not only is she the host of the podcast Menopause, Marriage & Motherhood, but she also has an insatiable curiosity and cares deeply about people. She asked to interview me after hearing me share...

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Does fundraising make you a good person? choreography gift to the world making a difference show ponies Dec 15, 2021

When I was 16 I was chosen to be in the Miss Victoria Awards in my country town in North East Victoria, Australia. My role was to raise money for a disability organisation and to do some volunteer teacher's aide work with a student who had high needs. I enjoyed this volunteer role, but I was...

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Ever gotten the jitters before something important? empowerment performance 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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Learning someone's choreography? Don't do this! 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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