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Your source for inspiration and insight from the world's foremost modality founders and movement experts. Get tools and tips to bring more body intelligence into your life today and hear the stories about their formative years that these luminaries rarely tell during their trainings.
Your host is Mark Metz—publisher of Conscious Dancer Magazine and founder of the Dance First Association. Thanks for sharing this podcast with your friends and welcome to the movement for a better world!

Conscious Dancer with Mark Metz | Awakening your Body Intelligence Mark Metz - Founder of the Dance First Association and publisher of Conscious Dancer magazine. Learn about somatics, embodiment, and mind-body health as the leaders in the field of conscious dance share their stories with the man who coined the term.

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0, 11 Ratings

Your source for inspiration and insight from the world's foremost modality founders and movement experts. Get tools and tips to bring more body intelligence into your life today and hear the stories about their formative years that these luminaries rarely tell during their trainings.
Your host is Mark Metz—publisher of Conscious Dancer Magazine and founder of the Dance First Association. Thanks for sharing this podcast with your friends and welcome to the movement for a better world!

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Nirmalaa ,

Movement Magic and Medicine for the Soul!

I LOVE these podcasts! Mark has a wonderful, easy-going way of interviewing true movement luminaries who share their gems of wisdom. I was thrilled to hear Gay Hendricks tell his story and share his life-long love of movement, dance and expansion of consciousness. I look forward to listening to every one of these podcasts. They inspire me and fire me up to dive deeper into my own explorations of dance, yoga and healing. It is wonderful to know that there is an intelligent and loving support community available for all of us. Thank you Mark, and thank you dance consciousness leaders and movers everywhere! What an awesome tribe to be part of. Dance First!

Jennifer Hicks, Toronto Canada ,

Debbie Rosas - The Nia Technique

"Thank you Conscious Dancer for sharing so much goodness through your podcasts!

I loved the depth of the interview with Debbie Rosas which shared not only the gifts that the Nia Technique has to offer, but also practical creative and entrepreneurial advice for those starting out in this world of dance/movement teaching. As you said Mark, lots of people do movement training and don't realize they've actually become an entrepreneur

Debbie said something at the beginning of the interview that strongly resonated with me:

"When we stop doing it the way everybody else does it, and we give ourselves permission to find our way into anything we begin to develop what is most important to the creative process… that is having a relationship with the thing you're wanting to create... Developing a relationship (is important) so that you actually craft what you want to create…"

So, so true! When we get over our fear and listen to ourselves and our unique spirits, we can be super successful!"

aloha_81 ,

Conscious understanding

I have loved Conscious dancer magazine for years and enjoy the flow of the articles. I find these podcasts have the same sense of movement. I have loved reading about the teachers of different styles like Nia, but it adds a whole new level when you get to hear the passion as they speak about what they love.

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