• One with Nature - Red Rock Creek

    The sixth installment of the ‘One with Nature’ Series. A reflection on the relationship between movement, music, and Nature.
    Music: Unaccompanied Cello Suite No.1 ‘Prelude’ by J.S. Bach

  • One with Nature - Memory of a Dream

    The fifth installment of the ‘One with Nature’ Series. An homage to my one and only dream in which Isadora Duncan appeared, and actually spoke to me.

  • One with Nature - Anemoi

    The fourth installment of the ‘One with Nature’ Series.
    Improvisational Movement by Mary Sano and Her Duncan Dancers at Ocean Beach, San Francisco.
    Monique Goldwater, Mary Sano, Amber Sky, Junko Sodeyama
    Music: Lyadov Op.11-1 played by Masaki Saito

  • One with Nature - Ocean Cave

    The second installment of the ‘One with Nature’ Series.
    “Nature always has been and must be the great source of all art.” – Isadora Duncan

  • One with Nature - Sandstone Arches

    This first installment of the ‘One with Nature’ series is dedicated to Isadora Duncan, and the memory of her birth on May 26th, 1877.

  • Mary Sano featured on NHK Gifu

    Mary Sano was featured in the TV news program by NHK Gifu prior to her performance in her home town in Dec 2015. (In Japanese)

  • Mary Sano Dance 2014

    1. Paris (July)…Duncan Choreography
      Op.39 No.11 by Brahms with pianist Eriko Tokaji
    2. California (May)…Ocean
      Tokyo (Dec)…Duncan Choreography
      Tanagra Figures by Corelli with guitarist Gaku Yamada.
    3. Original work from “Celebration of Life” with Flamenco artists Ricardo & Koko
  • Memory of a Garden

    Poetry by Mary Sano / Edited by Sandhya Kumar / Music by Franz Liszt

    Photo credit: Isadora Duncan, Isadorables, Mignon Garland, Barbara Kane and her students in London, Catherine Gallant with dancers in New York, and Mary Sano with her children’s group in San Francisco.

  • Mary Sano dancing Isadora Duncan Solo

    Mary Sano performing “#4 Waltz” by Brahms, “Nocturne” by Chopin accompanied by a pianist Eriko Tokaji., and “Revolutionary” by Scriabin.

  • Dance of the Flower

    Mary Sano and Her Duncan Dancers performing Sano’s choreography originally dedicated to the Georgia O’Keeffe and Isadora Duncan for the exhibit The Poetry of Things at the Palace of the Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco in 2000. Music by Bach from the Unaccompanied Cello Suite #5 “Gavotte”.

  • Children's Workshop in Greece

    Mary Sano teaching children a basic Duncan dance movement and “Three Graces” by Schubert at the Isadora Duncan Dance Centre in Athens, Greece.

  • Duncan Dance for Children

    Mary Sano’s children group performing “Prelude” by Bach at the Mary Sano Studio and Schubert’s waltzes at the Outdoor Dance Festival in Emeryville, CA.

  • KQED Spark - Mary Sano, After Isadora

    Spark looks at the legacy of modern dance pioneer and San Francisco native Isadora Duncan, and one of her biggest fans, Mary Sano, who came to the Bay Area from her native Japan to dedicate her life to the preservation of Duncan’s work. Original air date: March 2009.