Who is Lauren Watson?
Lauren Watson is a movement based contemporary circus artist living with a disability on the Gold Coast. My passion in movement based practices stems from stretching and pulling the body in unexpected directions to discover new pathways and journeys. As all bodies are different, it is important in my practice to discover more than one way to move a certain way and I always am on the hunt for something new and exciting.
What would you do differently from what you do now?
From where I began to where I a now, I think I would really stress and put into practice more rest and self care. It can be difficult when you are passionate about something to take time to let your body recover especially when you are involved in such physical practices like circus. Even machines need maintenance from time to time so why would I not do this for myself. That would be what I would do differently and have started to put into practice. … link to full length article at Australian Arts Review.