We just used scarf, jacket to cover a friend and a friend uncovered herself. Then took turn.
After that we shared about the feeling we had towards the word covering and being covered;
Me : Being covered = I felt safe. Cover come one = I felt love.
My partner : Being covered = She felt struggling. Covering me = She felt sorry for me.
So funny as we danced together. Same movement, but completely different feeling.
One Japanese dancer performed a movement of covering someone like making a nice packaging of something.
That made me think of how Japanese people like to wrap the products nicely, sometimes overly too nice.
She shared with us that Japanese wrapping things nicely was because they wanted the receivers to feel good.
I had a feeling that it was the same as Japanese people themselves.
Sometimes they wrap themselves very nicely with a lot of rules in their cultures cause they want other people to feel good.
There’s nothing good or bad about this. It is just my observation.
The rehearsal was fun though.