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Dancing Octopus Heath & Media




Purple Neuron, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Ingrid Peterson, LAc and Christopher Ross, DC at Golden Gate Wellness Center, San Francisco, California

Harvey Milk Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California

Advisory Board member of Lunafest, national women's film festival co-sponsored by Clif Bar and the Breast Cancer Fund

University of California, Berkeley Office of Sustainability (Client)


Inspiration for Dancing Octopus

Rachel Naomi Remen, MD, founder of Commonweal cancer retreat center in Bolinas, California; author of Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories that Heal

Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD & PhD, author of Coyote Wisdom: The Power of Story in Healing

Anna and Daria Halprin, mother-daughter post-modern dance and expressive arts therapy pioneers, co-founders of Tamalpa Institute

Scott Snibbe at Snibbe Interactive, who expresses principles of social and environmental interconnection through interactive video

Pipiloti Rist, contemporary video installation artist

Joseph Beuys, 1960s Conceptual artist-shaman

Yoko Ono, Conceptual art pioneer who was very good at challenging you to tweak your perception

Carolee Schneemann, performance and video artist who explored embodiment

Marc Rothko, Modernist color field painter who explored the relationship between color and emotional states

Hypatia of Alexandria, fourth century c.e. pagan teacher, philosopher, mathematician and astronomer

Hatshepsut, 18th dynasty Egyptian pharaoh who artfully expanded her empire through trade instead of war


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