Author Archives: Silvija Tomčik

September 2020

“The five rhythms are a map to everywhere you want to go, on all planes of consciousness – inner and outer, forward and back, physical, emotional, and intellectual. They are markers on the way back to a real self, a vulnerable, wild, passionate, instinctive self.” GABRIELLE ROTH   My body needs to move. Move both legs and the arms, both knees and the elbows, both hips and the head. Move forward and backward, move to […]

August 2020

“Another woman dancing chaos in the same workshop had a vision of herself as a little girl who couldn’t have fun. In the dance she tried to make herself have fun. I told her this wasn’t a good idea. Rather than impose a feeling upon her dance, she should enter into the dance that she was avoiding, the dance of not having fun, and dance it fully, dance through it until it changed. There are […]

July 2020

“Your father teaches you how to express your heart as he initiates you into the world of relationships with others. He teaches the art of how to best relate to another person, because he is the first person outside of yourself that you have to relate to, that is, build a relationship with.” GABRIELLE ROTH I dedicate this newsletter to my father, Tomislav Tomčik, who died June 15th this year. I would often say I was […]

June 2020

“A spiritual practice requires discipline, the willingness and commitment to show up not just physically, but mentally and emotionally as well. It points the way to infinity allowing you to feel the full force of your creative genius, to make yourself up from scratch again and again….Practice should never become routine, something you do by rote, unconsciously, mindlessly.” GABRIELLE ROTH I am passionately fascinated with how we can turn all those things that we usually […]

May 2020

“Every time I dance I shed the skin of separateness and I feel the frequency of the tribe.”  Gabrielle Roth   At the end of one of my online classes, there were tears being felt and some released, and one of the dancers expressed how much he misses people. That went straight into my heart. And another dancer spoke beautifully: “this kind of sadness of losing someone is a reminder of how fortunate I have been to […]