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Sara K. Schneider's
Skin in the Game
Your body and others' ...
in work, spiritual practice, learning, and culture
Take a look at our published issues:
Early Autumn Issue on Physical Identity
Articles: Blending In, Busting Out: Choices in Social Costuming; Who's the Who of the Body? Adventures in Bodily Misrecognition.
July 2010 Issue on Kinesthetic Intelligence
Articles: The Bodys Measure; Physical Education; School-Ready Resources for Kinesthetic, or Body-Based Learning.
June 2010 Issue on Technology & The Body
Articles: Electronic Technologies & Consciousness (guest author Julie J. Nichols); A Practice on "Having an Offline" While Online; Body Swapping (Thanks, Technology!)
May 2010 issue on The Body as Damned Nuisance!
Articles: Maurice, the Klutz; A Practice on Making Missteps; This is Not the Body I Ordered; Passing for Thin
April 2010 issue on Healing Self and Other in the Healing Professions
Articles: A Re-membering Human; A Practice on Professional Touch; Anne Fadiman's The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down; Clinical Empathy in Extremis
March 2010 issue on "Making Peace with Poop"
Articles: The Path of Making Peace with Poop; A Practice on Cleaning Before Guests Come; Rubbish! The Archaeology of Garbage; Plying Exhaustion: Sleeping Together at Work (Twice)
February 2010 issue on Disability and Virtuosity
Articles: The Beauty of Altered Perfections: Living Into Disability; The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company: The Never-To-Be-Outgrown Dream of Omnipotence; Virtuosities.
January 2010 issue on Feet and Hands!
Articles: Prayer Hands; Lt. Col. Dave Grossman's On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society; Footwork.
December 2009 issue on the Body in Ritual
Articles: Making One Body (of Two Families) at the Wedding; A Practice in Engaging the Ritual Dimension; Signing Our Thank-You's.
November 2009 issue on the Body as Vehicle for Connection
Articles: The Ascetic Body: Robert Veeder's Prison Marathon; Mutual Gaze; A Practice in the Experience of Mutual Gaze; Book Selection: Nanette Sawyer's Hospitality the Sacred Art: Discovering the Hidden Spiritual Power of Invitation and Welcome.
October 2009 issue on Listening to the Body
Articles: Listening to the Body; A Practice on Listening to the Body; Body-Lying; Book Selection: Jill Bolte Taylor's My Stroke of Insight.
September 2009 issue on Life in the Body
Articles: Ventricle to Ventricle; A Practice on Giving and Receiving; Your Life Hove Onto Your Back (or Your Head); Film Selection: Unmistaken Child.
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Sara K. Schneider, Ph.D.
P.O. Box 412456
Chicago, Illinois 60641