Deeply Listening Body is a compilation of movement practices, improvisations, exercises and a detailed introduction to the beginning movements of the Yang style T'ai Chi form. Included are step-by-step instructions, guided suggestions for focusing one's attention, instructions for group pieces and a glossary of terms from the Taoist tradition.
About the Author
Heloise Gold lives in Austin, Texas. She is a performing artist, choreographer, dancer, comedian, T’ai Chi/Qi Gong instructor and co-founding director of Art From the Streets, a project for homeless artists. Originally from New York City, Heloise trained in ballet, performing as a young teen with the Bolshoi and Kirov Ballets during their early visits to the US (1962-64). In her early 20’s her interests shifted to experimental forms. She performed in Robert Wilson’s legendary twelve hour opera The Life and Times of Joseph Stalin (1973); studied and performed with Simone Forti (dance) and was a member of Quena Company (an Open Theatre ensemble).