298. A Life of Contact – with Nita Little

Senior contact improv dance teacher Nita joins me to talk about meeting Steve Paxton, how contact got born, what contact improv is, listening, the physicality of attention, how the mind is embodied, Nancy Stark Smith, enquiry, Touch and Play, eroticism and dance, the “articulation of presence”, “body-mind” and holism, response-ability, the politics of connection, the ISSC, the “speed of attention”, and her vision for the future. A deep passionate opportunity.



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Mark Walsh

Founder of The Embodied Facilitator CourseEmbodied Yoga Principles, Integration Training and The Embodiment Podcast.

Patricia Aguirre

Patricia is a Therapist, Yoga Teacher and Family Constellations Facilitator. She is a lead trainer of the Trauma Coaching certification and the Courage to Lead course for female facilitators.

Karin van Maanen

Karin is a yoga & meditation teacher and embodiment trainer with an MSc in Mindfulness Studies. She's co-author of Embodied Meditation and is lead trainer on the Embodied Meditation and Embodied Toolkit certifications.

Christina Dohr

Christina is an embodiment coach and somatic educator with an MSc in Social Sciences. She's co-lead trainer on the Certification of Embodiment Coaching and Courage to Lead courses. Christina combines her work as an Aikido blackbelt, dance and improvisation in guiding groups and individuals.


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