What is @transembodimentproject?

@transembodimentproject is my practice portfolio. Ideas, images, and offerings from my own experience as a teacher, artist, and movement practitioner. Many of the images and videos are in collaboration with Cai Indermaur. Why transembodiment? The term “embodiment” gets thrown around a lot in the movement world, often as a perceived destination, or a goal. In…

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Moving for Resilience

Hey Everybody! Somehow it’s July and it has been way too long since our last article The team and I are hanging in. We’re seeing so many beloved local businesses close and as we mourn those losses, we feel so blessed that our community is still in tact after four months of uncertainty. We are so…

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On Gendering the Body: Thoughts for Practitioners

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We’re wrapping up transgender awareness week as I’m writing this. It’s been in the back of my mind all week, and it just occurred to me what I want to talk about. This article is geared towards practitioners of all kinds, but I think the main ideas are applicable for everyone regardless of occupation. It…

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No pain no gain? The Sweet Mo Guide to pain during exercise.

Hey Everybody! Recently we’ve had a few great conversations in class about pain during exercise. We realized we’ve been asked a few similar questions in regards to how to approach pain during a workout. Contrary to your high school gym coach or overly enthusiastic boot-camp instructor, fitness is not about beating yourself to a pulp,…

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The Revolutionary Potential of Movement

Many of you have heard me talk about my incredibly powerful and profound friend Joni who is the founder of Future Prairie, an artist collective “built around a distinct aesthetic that interweaves the futurist values of artists working within and inspired by the ethos of futurism with the needs of their clients and communities”.  Future Prairie…

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On Burnout

Hey Sweet Mo Family! I just got back in town after almost an entire week of rest and relaxation on Orcas Island. Amy, my Mom, and I camped at gorgeous, serene, Moran State Park. It was my first time there, and I loved everything about the San Juan Islands: The misty ferry ride, birds chirping…

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On Having a Body in the Fitness Industry

The fitness industry is a bizarre world. Sometimes, it doesn’t feel real. It’s an industry that gives us license to compare ourselves to those around us; one that expects, exploits, and banks on our self-loathing. This is also a business obsessed with the most hegemonic gender ideals. Sweet Mo runs counter to these narratives, so…

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