The Benefits of Dance
Structured dance is the best multivitamin + antioxidant with the added benefits of enjoyment and friendship.
With a growing body of research, doctors, educators and policy makers will rapidly start recommending and funding it for social and individual wellbeing.
In the world's surviving indigenous and traditional societies EVERYBODY dances regularly. They really know what they are doing!
Harmony Magic Slideshow
Click on the link to view the new slideshow of wonderful images from Harmony Magic on Paros 2017.
Dances of peace
Stefan is starting a collection of dances of peace and his favourite 20 will be made into a DVD. Watch this space.....
Between what I call right
and you call wrong,
between you and me,
between day and night
and storm and calm,
between art appreciation, fine dining
and daily chores,
between useless surveys
and those red and blue piecharts
and similar things
that we call our reality,
let’s plant seedlings,
let’s light candles in those gaps.
Let’s cover the chasm
between you and me
in rose petals and birdsong,
let’s have clear pathways,
without clouded thoughts,
Let’s stop blowing everything up.
Between us and them,
between excess and moderation,
love and hate,
let us have trust. In our heart of hearts,
let us have trust.
Let’s cover the distance between us
in small things,
gestures of loving.
Dream of peace,
my brother, my sister,
just for tonight,
let’s all dream of peace.
'Wings' 2017 included a variety of live music thanks to many people who sang and brought instruments.
Fortunately Lizzie Vee caught one musical moment on film with Peter Brown on harmonica and me accompanying on the ivories. It's fun watching the dancers in the mirror! Can you see which dance they're doing?
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