“There’s a seniority system. You have to be really patient and respect the dancers who have been there a long time because they have so much more experience than you do”, reflects Sarah Lane.
Sarah Scoles discusses Making Contact, her new book about the astronomer Jill Tarter and the struggles she faced while trying to answer one question: “Are we alone in the universe?”
“We believe that touch can be healing but for women who have had their body violated, it’s really important that they have a sense of, “this is my body, this is my mat, no one’s going to come on it””, says Zoë LePage, founder of Exhale to Inhale.
“I love this place. I feel like I can be myself here. And by that I mean, not only being immigrant, being an out lesbian, and just being me—especially in Brooklyn, New York”, says author Nicole Dennis Benn.
“This was never about rowing, it has always been about the power of the human spirit, and that was clear from day one”, says Sara Moshman, director of Losing Sight of Shore.
“It’s very difficult to explain that, in our communities, we are considered as people but when we go out, society looks at us as non-persons, as low class people without any rights”.