Mark Metz is the co-founder and publisher of Conscious Dancer magazine. His background includes several years as an integral member of the performance art group Survival Research Laboratories in the 80's. He founded the clothing and music store Ameba in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury in 1989, where he began writing about dance culture and consciousness during the Rave years of the 90's. A self-described 'cultural engineer', he is currently working on a book project about 'contributor culture.'
Discover the world of conscious movement and dance in this comprehensive directory of modalities that first appeared as an article in the fall 2010 issue of Conscious Dancer magazine. Compiled by editor-in-chief Mark Metz. The term 'conscious dance' refers to any number of non-competitive practices that could be defined as "movement with an intention towards greater awareness. Enjoy!