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The Alchemy of Wellbeing

October 16, 2016

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The Alchemy of Wellbeing alchemy A seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination. It happens. Balancing life’s often crazy demands, something goes awry and you start to notice a slight niggling pain, a soreness, something slightly out of balance that keeps you awake at night more often than you’d like. Nothing that stops you from going about […]

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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet

May 15, 2014

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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet The expert, professional ballet dancers you see on stage today have been through rigorous, deliberate and repetitive training to become elite athletes. They keyword here is expert. ‘Expertise’ is defined in a study (1) as “the result of intense practice for a minimum of ten years.” Any sort of practice won’t do, either. The study […]

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CULTURAL LEARNING ALLIANCE PUBLISHES FINDINGS IN NEW REPORT OUT TODAY

November 4, 2011

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CULTURAL LEARNING ALLIANCE PUBLISHES FINDINGS IN NEW REPORT OUT TODAY: LEARNING THROUGH ARTS AND CULTURE IMPROVES YOUNG PEOPLE’S LIFE CHANCES Whilst a recent study reveals that 13% of schools have already cut arts, drama and music from the curriculum*, the Cultural Learning Alliance (CLA) demonstres the impact of cultural learning on the lives of children and […]

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A Dance to the Music of Time: Aesthetically-Relevant Changes in Body Posture in Performing Art

April 20, 2009

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A Dance to the Music of Time: Aesthetically-Relevant Changes in Body Posture in Performing Art Elena Daprati1,2, Marco Iosa3, Patrick Haggard4*1 Dipartimento di Neuroscienze and Centro di Biomedicina Spaziale, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy, 2 Dipartimento di Fisiologia Neuromotoria, IRCCS Fondazione Santa Lucia, Roma, Italy, 3 Dipartimento di Scienze del Movimento […]

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