Moving Dharma

Via Reverend Danny Fisher
on Mar 23, 2010
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moving dharma

Our friend Sumi Loundon Kim writes to tell us about Harrison Blum and Moving Dharma:

Moving Dharma strives to wed the moving body with the awakening mind by harnessing the potential of kinesthetic learning and embodied spirituality through the tools of creative movement structures, breakdancing fundamentals, improvisational dance, and small group choreography. Workshops and jams invite engagement. Performance encourages reflection.

Much of the work is an exploration of Buddhist wisdom. From impermanence amidst interdependence to compassion within emptiness, Moving Dharma takes the Dharma from the text and the cushion on to the dance floor. In other forums, movement has engaged insight into group-specific trainings, from urban agriculture to African American history to corporate executive coaching.

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About Reverend Danny Fisher

Rev. Danny Fisher, M.Div., D.B.S. (Cand.), is a professor and Coordinator of the Buddhist Chaplaincy Program at University of the West in Rosemead, CA. He was ordained as a lay Buddhist minister by the Buddhist Sangha Council of Southern California in 2008. In addition, he is certified as a mindfulness meditation instructor by Naropa University in association with Shambhala International. A member of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, he serves on the advisory council for the Upaya Buddhist Chaplaincy Training Program. In addition to his work for elephant journal, he is a blogger for Shambhala Sun. He has also written for Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Religion Dispatches, The Journal of Buddhist Ethics, The Journal of Religion & Film, Eastern Horizon, New York Spirit, Alternet's Wiretap Magazine, and other publications. His award-winning website is


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