Jasmine Rafael is a Filipino-American professional dancer and choreographer who teaches at Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles. She has danced for people like Nicki Minaj and Tori Kelly and her videos have millions of views on YouTube. She is passionate about connecting people to one another and to themselves. Jasmine is a queer person of faith and feels her purpose for compassion, love, and understanding being nurtured by these intersecting groups everyday.
Check out Jasmine’s film, Cliff’s Edge:
In this episode we also mention:
- The book Feels Like Redemption: The Pilgrimage to Health and Healing by Seth Taylor
- Concepts from the work of neuroscientist Antonio Damasio — to find out more about how all thought begins in the body, read Descartes Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain and The Feeling of What Happens: Body, Emotion, and the Making of Consciousness
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