Are You Connected?

I was in my twenties when I was first introduced to Contact Improv–an improvisational dance technique. The unrehearsed nature of this art form did not give me the luxury of knowing what I was supposed to do and getting good at it. It also didn’t give me any preliminary clues on what everyone else was…

True Success in Education

In our desire to make the educational process uniform in this country, I think we have almost forgotten the true aims of education, especially with our youngest citizens. Education, at least in my mind, should entice, delight, intrigue and ignite a desire to know more, understand more and accomplish more—not numb or destroy in the…

Novel Solutions

What if we were taught to settle all our disagreements through a form of creative expression that captivated and inspired instead of hurting or destroying? What if we learned from a very early age that through the arts we could fully express ourselves? What if we also knew that without the ability to fully express…