Ballet’s Brainpower Benefits

When people think of the benefits of studying ballet, they commonly think exclusively about the physical benefits, but that is only part of the picture. Dancing does provide various physical benefits, but current research increasingly suggests that it can also benefit the mind, that dancing is good for mental health. Accordingly, ballet is said toContinue reading “Ballet’s Brainpower Benefits”

Discovering “the artistic” in dance

Riveting attention, heightened imaginations, deep concentration, and questions only bodies reveal in responding to choreography. Deep in the mind, images speak a new and yet an ancient language, new for the individual, yet one of the most ancient of all tongues: movement, dance, the non-verbal. Before we learn to speak, we speak with our bodies.Continue reading “Discovering “the artistic” in dance”