Learning Through Movement

Learning Through Movement

Carefully, Luciana Amaral places three small wooden sticks into a pattern on the floor; one stick points forward, one sideways and the next one in a diagonal line. Twenty pairs of eyes follow her every move intensely. She stands next to her finished figure and...
Moved By Isabel Marques

Moved By Isabel Marques

The three dancers move beautifully across the stage. Suddenly, I see them coming towards me. I have no idea what will happen, but I know for a fact that I won’t be sitting still for much longer. One of the female dancers grabs my hand and pulls me up from the floor,...
Moving Children In São Paulo

Moving Children In São Paulo

Taking a flight from New York to São Paulo after spending eight hours on a plane from Amsterdam to New York and nine hours waiting around at the airport is well… how shall I put it… an experience. I was exhausted and had lost feeling in both my legs, shoulders and...
Moved By Catherine Gallant

Moved By Catherine Gallant

About a year ago, I first saw the New York documentary ‘PS DANCE!’. I just couldn’t believe it: a documentary based solely on dance education in public schools had been made for everyone to see. Since then I’ve watched it a couple of times and I was (and still am)...
Moved By Susan R. Koff

Moved By Susan R. Koff

Washington Square Park is one of my favorite places in NYC. It’s located in the wonderful Greenwich Village (Manhattan) and always filled with (what seems to me) happy people enjoying the slower pace that you can only find in NYC public parks. It’s the area where New...