Embodying Astrological Archetypes: Movement Improvisation
This participatory workshop—presented as part of the Queer Astrology Conference on July 12, 2020—invites us to investigate the body as a site for developing intimate relations with astrological archetypes that can then support making meaning of those archetypes. Starting from the premise that the body is a vital source of knowledge and understanding—and challenging centuries of false dichotomies between body and mind or body and spirit—we will engage our moving bodies as processes of activating, feeling, and experiencing the qualities of the elemental triplicities—water, fire, earth, and air—and the seven visible planets and luminaries. As we embody these qualities, we become more available to their presence and significations in our charts, our lives, and our work as astrologers. No previous movement experience is necessary, and the practices can be adapted to a wide range of mobilities and abilities.
This recording is a guided improvisation in which I offer verbal direction and inspiration for exploring your own movement, in whatever space or at whatever scale you have available.
1 hour long, mp3