David E. Moreno E-RYT500, YACEP, SFT, is an internationally recognized yoga instructor who came to yoga after dancing professionally in a variety of modern dance companies and light opera productions. He also trained in experimental dance including the early phases of Steve Paxton's contact improv, the environmental happenings of Anna Halprin, and the deep inner dance of Continuum with Emilie Conrad. His commentaries on yoga have been featured in an assortment of yoga journals and magazines, and he is the producer of yoga DVDs and eBooks. www.moryoga.com
Writes in: Dance, Etc, Features, Film, Music, and Theater.
Last Work (2015)
Batsheva Dance Company
By Ohad Naharin
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Produced by S.F. Performances
A girl in a blue silk dress is running. Her long red ...
Whiz-bang choreographer and dancer James Graham just curated his 6th season of “Dance Lovers… duets by couples, crushes, and comrades.” It is his annual Valentine offering that allows husbands and wives, husbands and husbands, wives and wives, and just plane ...
Cal Performances, at UC Berkeley, just celebrated minimalist composer John Adams’ 70th birthday. It did so with a revival of “Available Light” –-a 1983 collaboration with Lucinda Childs and Frank Gehry. Adams was only 37 when Childs selected him to ...
“Resilience gives the illusion of coping…”
“The Resilience Project” was created from a series of interviews with combat veterans and their families. Excerpts from those interviews--a short story, a single phrase, or a word broken down into sounds--are ...
“Yeah! Come on, come on, come on, come on
Now touch me, babe, Can't you see that I am not afraid?”
A gauntlet was thrown by politically correct, and radically charged sparkplug, Keith ...
“Letter to a Man” or, the mad man’s diaries, comes out of the scribbled ramblings of Vaslav Nijinsky as he was unraveled by schizophrenia. In varying states of lunacy he exposes his confusion with God and sex, incestuously projecting this ...
“Rainbow Logic Arm in Arm with Remy Charlip” is Seth Eisen’s two-year labor of love and homage to his beloved mentor and friend. Remy Charlip was an unstoppable multitalented gay artist, dancer, performer, illustrator, costumer, and more. He ...
“The Bridge Project: Ten Artists Respond to Locus” is an elaborate and somewhat heady vehicle for a multidisciplinary exchange of San Francisco Bay Area performing artists. It features ten world premieres that all utilize dance legend Trisha Brown’s iconic, “Locus” ...
“Lauda Adrianna” is a contemporary liturgical dance with secular overtones; a ritual of movement based on longing, a wishing to believe in heaven, and the attempt to fill in the void, which accompanies loss—the loss of Adrianna. Left with ...
Trajal Harrell’s sort-of West Coast Premiere,“The Ghost of Montpellier Meets the Samurai,” never really happens according to its choreographer. In fact, it started premiering in 2015 and “still won’t be ready for today’s performance,” announces Harrell from a front row ...