Skin in the Game Individual Blogposts


Blending In, Busting Out: Choices in Social Costuming


Who's the Who of the Body: Adventures in Bodily Misrecognition

Tibetan pilgrim

The Body's Measure

Physical Education

School-Ready Resources for Kinesthetic, or Body-Based, Learning

sweater privacy

Electronic Technologies & Consciousness (Guest author: Julie J. Nichols)

A Practice on "Having an Offline" While Online

Body Swapping With Technology

Body Swapping (Thanks, Technology!)


Maurice, the Klutz


This is Not the Body I Ordered

Passing for Thin

Frances Kuffel's Passing for Thin: Losing Half My Weight and Finding My Self

Carpal Tunnel

A Re-Membering Human

A Practice on Professional Touch

The Spirit Catches You

Anne Fadiman's The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures

The Spirit Catches You

Clinical Empathy in Extremis

Everyone Poops

The Path of "Making Peace With Poop"

Room that needs cleaning?

A Practice on Cleaning Before Guests Come

Rubbish! cover

William Rathje & Cullen Murphy's Rubbish! The Archaeology of Garbage

Dharamsala Dogs

Plying Exhaustion: Sleeping Together at Work (Twice)

Hand in Hand Ballet

The Beauty of Altered Perfections: Living Into Disability

Brooklyn Superhero Supply sign

The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company: The Never-to-be-Outgrown Dream of Omnipotence

Cirque du Soleil contortionist


On Killing cover

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman's On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society

Kevin Ladd's prayer postures

Prayer Hands

Julieta Cervantes NY Times photo


Kristopher Saim shot

Making One Body (of Two Families) at the Wedding

A Practice in Engaging the Ritual Dimension

Signing Our Thank-You's

Robert Veeder's prison marathon shoes

The Ascetic Body: Robert Veeder's Prison Marathon

Mutual Gaze

Hospitality cover

Nanette Sawyer's Hospitality the Sacred Art: Discovering the Hidden Spiritual Power of Invitation and Welcome

Listening to the body

Listening to the Body (with a Practice)


My Stroke of Insight

Jill Bolte Taylor's My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

Ventricle to Ventricle and a Practice in Being "the Toucher" and "the Touchee"

Woman carrying bananas

Your Life Hove onto Your Back (or Your Head)

Unmistaken Child

Nati Baratz 's film Unmistaken Child

All materials © Sara K. Schneider 2012