publications & presentations


See Where You Are: Somatic Meditation and Contemplative Photography, Journal of Dance, Movement and Spiritualities, 2022 (in press).

The Art of Embodiment, Editors: Jane Guthrie, Kim Sargent-Wishart, Heather Hill, Angela Clarke. Dance Therapy Association of Australasia with the Body-Mind Centering® Association, 2021.

Presence, perception and embodiment in Body-Mind Centering® and contemplative photography practices, in The Art of Embodiment, 2021.

The Enfolding Body: Embodying the dynamics of cell division, in Body and Awareness. Edited by Sandra Reeve. Triarchy Press, 2021.

Fat Dance, Dancehouse Diary, Issue #12.2: New Topographies of the Body, October 2020.

Trash & Treasure, Square One Journal of Art in Everyday Life, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Spring 2018, Shambhala Art.

Cast: Embodying ground, path, and fruition in early embryology’ and ‘Exploring ground, path, and fruition in early embryology,’ in Harrison Blum (ed.), Dancing with Dharma: Essays on Movement and Dance in Western Buddhism, 2016, McFarland & Co.

‘Surfacing Research through Stream-of-Consciousness writing,’ Currents journal, 19:1, Winter 2016. Available through the Body-Mind Centering® Association. Or download the file by clicking here.

Making nothing out of something: emptiness, embodiment and creative activity (PhD), 2016. Can be downloaded in pdf format (327mb) by clicking here (the file will open in a new window). Alternatively it is available to download in three sections from the VU Research repository here.

Embodying the dynamics of the five elements: a practice dialogue between Body-Mind Centering® and Tibetan Buddhist philosophy,’ Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices, 4: 1, 2012, pp. 125-142.

Embodying Differentiation and Wholeness: Lessons from Embryology,’ a conference paper, is available to download on my page. This paper was given at the Science and Nonduality Conference, San Rafael CA, USA, 29 May 2012.

conference presentations

(upcoming) Body-Mind Centering® Association Conference – Denison University, Ohio, June 2022. See Where You Are: a Somatic Approach to Contemplative Photography.

Spinning a BMCsm Web, a Body-Mind Centering® online somatic symposium – Presented by the Body-Mind Centering Association. May 2021. Becoming Multiple: The Gestures of Cell Division.

Engaging Embodiment: Somatic applications for health, education & social justice – Presented by ISMETA in partnership with Pacifica Graduate Institute. Online conference March 2021. Visual Sense, Felt Sense: Somatic Movement and Contemplative Photography.

Energetical – Presented by Platform Arts and Deakin University, Geelong, March 2020. Pedestrian Dance and Everyday Beauty conference paper.

Body-Mind Centering Association Conference – University of California, Santa Barbara, August 2019. Transpiration, co-presented with Rebecca Haseltine.

Thinking Bodies : Moving Minds, a symposium on the art of embodiment, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, September 2018. Embodying Vision: BMC and contemplative arts approaches to the art of seeing, experiential workshop.

Body-Mind Centering Association Conference – Smith College, Northampton, June 2018. Currency, a screendance.

PSi#22, Melbourne University, July 2016. Trash & Treasure conference paper.

PSi#21, Performing Mobilities, RMIT and VCA, October 2015, Melbourne. Cycles of dispersal and coherence conference paper.

Transversal Practices: Matter, Ecology and Relationality, VI conference on the new materialisms, VCA Melbourne, September 2015. Gestures of Diffraction: cell division and the film edit conference paper.

Body-Mind Centering Association Conference – Skidmore College,  Saratoga Springs, NY, USA June 2014. Premiere of cast.

The Body Reveals: Somatics, Imprints and Movment, Body-Mind Centering Association Conference, Naropa University, Boulder, USA, June 2013. Embodying the dynamics of the five elements paper and workshop. BMC and Performance discussion panel.

Science and Nonduality Conference – San Rafael, CA – October 2012. Differentiation and Wholeness: Lessons from Embryology conference paper.

Remembering ‘As Good As She Was Beautiful’ – Wesleyan University reunion seminar, May 2012, with Molly Rabinowitz, Sue Roginski, Wendy Blum, Clarinda Mac Low and Evelyn Shapiro.

Where the Image Meets the Body – Symposium, Monash University, Melbourne, November 2011. Embodying the dynamics of the five elements conference paper.