Very uplifting article about the arts and education in The Guardian
Desert Island Discs always comes up with some pretty interesting people. In the latest episode guest Wayne McGregor is talking about his Community Dance Project in Northern Ireland.
It's worth listening to the whole episode, the particular part about the Dance Project is around 22 minutes in.
Wayne McGregor's website also has a very interesting video about the impact of bringing dance into primary schools, which you can find here.
Dancing a way to improve your health.We say yes to this!
Read more here.
All in favour for dance walking. Wish we could start a new movement here in HK as well.
If it is not for you, at least enjoy the video. You will start your long weekend with a smile.
In this world where youth reigns, we easily forget our elderly. Very unfortunate knowing we will all grow older. Life circles is an amazing project that brings dance and movement to the elderly in the community. It stirs the soul.
For more information, please visit their website but maybe start with watching this beautiful video below.
Dergin Tokmak -is a phenomenal dancer
When he was just a 1-year-old toddler in Germany, Dergin Tokmak was stricken with polio and left partially paralyzed from the waist down. It didn't stop him.
A year and a half ago we finished the amazing Our Sai Ying Pun project. Students of The Nesbitt Centre, a centre for students with learning disabilities, worked a whole year on some amazing art pieces which were auctioned off by Christies. The money raised was donated to 4 different charities.
IDEAL, The Intellectually Disabled Education and Advocacy League, was one of the beneficiaries. They invested their money in dance classes. Last Saturday we were pleased to see that they are still going strong.
Tell me and I will forget;
show me and I may remember;
involve me and I will understand.
Old Chinese Proverb