Ep 83: Disabled Dancers – Disability Visibility Project

Posted August 8, 2020 by Alice Wong Podcast

Ep 83: Disabled Dancers

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Today’s episode is all about disabled dancers with India Harville, an African American q**** disabled femme teacher, somatic bodyworker, dancer, instructor, activist, and educator. You’ll hear India talk about how she became involved in dance and what it means to her, what accessed centered movement is and how it’s rooted in disability justice, and the connections between bodywork, dance, and healing. Please note our conversation took place in January of 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic.

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IMAGE OF MIXED ABILITIES DANCE TEACHER INDIA HARVILLE. SHE IS AFRICAN-AMERICAN WITH HAIR IN LOCKS, WEARING ALL BLACK, SITTING ON THE FLOOR WITH HER HANDS CLASPED, SMILING AT THE CAMERA.

India Harville is an African American q**** disabled femme teacher, somatic bodyworker, dancer/dance instructor, performance artist, social justice activist, and educator dedicated to facilitating people in personal and collective healing and transformation.  

India has over 17 years experience in the fields of embodiment via massage, somatics, and dance. India is trained in several massage/somatic modalities including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Therapy, Shiatsu, [...]

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