The people in our lives who have the greatest impact are often some of the quietest souls. We walk in their footsteps without even knowing they left a print in the snow.
A kind of archeologist of the human voice, singer and composer Meredith Monk says that "the voice could be like the body" — flexible and fluid with practice. Through music as through meditation, the longtime Buddhist practitioner pushes the boundaries of what we can do without words.
In Cuban Santeria (also known as La Regla Ocha and La Regla Lucumi), orishas are revered deities who rule over different earthly elements. They are called through dance and drum rituals to interact with humans.
A hip-hop street dancer from Rio says that it is a gift to know not only your own personal history, but also the history of others.