Ever thought about creation? What is involved? Creating something is literally bringing (something) into existence. There is something where there was once nothing.
What are you creating today?
You can create art in many forms (painting, sculpture.)
You can write a poem or a letter.
You can have a baby.
You can start a relationship.
You can redecorate a room.
You can cook a meal.
The possibilities are endless….
What happens when your creativity is blocked?
When you stare at a blank page, or when you just don’t know what you’re going to pull together for dinner, when you aren’t inspired to make art…What happens then?
Movement is a powerful way to bust through the blocks.
One of the things I do as a part of many of my programs is a ‘Hip Circle.’ We form a circle and shimmy our hips, we circle and move our hips/sacral area. The sacral chakra is located just under your bellybutton, it is the seat of your creative power and getting in touch with it when you are feeling stuck is a potent way to kick-start your creativity.
Hip Circle is not about learning to dance, it’s not about performing or perfecting your technique… It is about moving the energy through your body, letting go and allowing yourself to be wild and free.
I am a belly dancer and in the past few years I have given up performing and the idea of being ‘perfect,’ I am now in it for the fun and to shake myself loose and move when I feel stiff and stuck.
When I was really driven to be a perfect dancer, the dance ceased to be fun and it became a schedule of drilling moves, classes, choreographing and the nervous energy before a performance. I am not saying I won’t go back to that, but for now I have released it… It was no longer fun. I am committed to bringing lightness and fun back to my life and dance is a perfect vehicle to do that.
The next time you feel stuck in your creativity, try putting on music and dancing, move your body, shake your hips… Circle your hips and focus on your sacral area… Imaging it filled with glowing orange light… Allow the light to envelop you. Then dive into your project!
What are you creating?
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