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2018 Movement Census – Dance needs YOU!

Calling All Dancers! We have an ambitious goal to conduct the first global survey of dancers to provide the community with insights on performance & injury prevention. As we kick off a new year we’re excited at The Movement Blog for what 2018 can…

January 8, 2018
movement playlist #9 take a bow and relax
Dance Music

Movement Playlist #9: Take a Bow & Relax!

Sometimes you just need to wind down and find stillness after a long week, or simply enjoy time to yourself. This playlist is your restful weekend soundtrack for naps, tidying, laundry, whatever is you enjoy doing in your spare time. So take a bow,…

October 14, 2017
improvisation and contact jams
Dance Music

Movement Playlist #8: Contact Improvisation

Movement Playlist #8–Contact Improvisation  We’re Jammin’; 84 mins This past Sunday, I had the wonderful pleasure of meeting Pramod Miguel Bento and Rita Vilhena, two beautiful dancers and Contact Improvisation facilitators in Lisbon, Portugal. Every Sunday, Pramod and Rita facilitate open Contact Improvisation classes…

September 18, 2017
guest post: breathing again, lucia vergnano
Dance Short Stories the Gyrotonic Method

The Importance of Breathing and the GYROTONIC® Method by Lucia Vergnano (GUEST POST)

 Lucia Vergnano is a Dancer with Aterballetto Dance Company, a Mother, and a GYROTONIC® Trainer based in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Vergnano now contributes to an blog called Mamma, Mi Racconti (Italian for Mom, Tell Me). In this post, Vergnano shares her thoughts on breathing, the importance of oxygen, and how the GYROTONIC® Method helped her…

April 29, 2017
movement playlist #7: barre and dance fitness
Dance General Fitness and Well–Being Music

Movement Playlist #7: Barre Fitness

A few months ago, I’ve started covering Barre Fitness classes for City Academy and Triyoga, Camden, which caters towards those interested in ballet, cardio and overall movement and alignment as an upbeat fitness class. These classes also include yoga and pilates mat exercises. This particular method has challenged…

November 26, 2016