My past has been heavily entrenched in music. I was always drawn to it as a form of expression – from waking up first thing in the morning singing the latest nursery rhyme taught at kindergarten, to learning to play my favourite pop songs on piano or guitar. I joined the school choir, and I was always playing music on the radio or my favourite album: I worked for a number of years in a CD shop, married an amazing singer/songwriter and have hung out with a lot of musicians. I loved every minute of it… or so I thought. Continue reading “The Joy of Music Without the Pain”
by Katinka de Lannoy, The Netherlands
A dear friend of mine is, and has been, a true inspiration for me when it comes to expressing what is just there in her heart and her body to express. She has a love for humanity and a willingness to share her unfolding livingness and joy with others.
The intent behind her expression is never recognition. Continue reading “Expressing in Full”
by Johanna Fredericks, Perth WA
Recently I attended a True Expression workshop held by Victoria Carter in Perth. A small group of about 8 of us participated. The workshop was open, safe, playful and joyful. The main part I wish to share about is the power of group work.
I know that the words group work and singing don’t seem to have much in common but they actually do! I learned about the true power of group work… it was amazing! Continue reading “The Power of Group Work”