Last week was Gay Spirit Camp at Easton Mountain. It's a week of workshops, events and activities to awaken the spirit. It's a group of about 60 men who come together for connection, camaraderie and co-mingling. I must say that it's just an all around darn good time. One of the facilitators asked me to co-direct a workshop/event called "Gay Spirit Dance." 12 men showed up the first day not really even knowing what they were showing up for. Courage was the word that came to mind on that first day. It was 12 men of various ages, shapes and abilities. We got together everyday for 4 days, 2 hours per day, and co-created a choreographed dance, which was full of intention, bravery, self-expression and communal decision making. Getting 12 gay men to co-choreograph a 6 minute dance to be performed in front of 60 people was no small task, mind you. But the experience was wildly fun and deeply satisfying. In the end we performed the dance, which was received with standing ovation. I am so grateful for this experience.