Author, Dzagbe Cudjoe Author, Dzagbe Cudjoe.

African Dance and the Controversy of the Pelvic Thrust For centuries sexual connotations have been attributed to the so called pelvic thrust in African dance. The earliest European descriptions date back to a time when all things African were described as “primitive”. Very little early documentation… ( added 120 days 2 hours ago.)
I Gave My Stories a Title but… An Author’s Dilemma “Tales My Ghanaian Grandmother Told Me” was the title I chose for my book of children’s stories. No other title had occurred to me which unified four different tales. I did think at the time that this title might be misleading. So I included a… ( added 133 days 6 hours ago.)
Spiritual Energy and the Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games The ability to focus spiritual energy for a clearly defined purpose is something that the peoples of the Asian and African continents understand well. I was not surprised to learn that the dates of the opening of the Olympic games had been decided… ( added 191 days 1 hour ago.)
Wheelchair Users and Exercise Even if you use a wheelchair exercise is vital to health. Making time amongst the continual stuggle of balancing ones life may be difficult but it is not impossible. Working out and balanced nutrition go hand in hand. Many people are simply not… ( added 228 days 4 hours ago.)
Excercise, Dance and Pregnancy Medical attitudes to exercise, dance and pregnancy have altered radically in the past twenty years. Before then doctors were likely todvise the mother-to-be to avoid strenuous activity and just take gentle walks. Today the considerable… ( added 269 days 2 hours ago.)
The Dancing Horses of Andalucia The idea of dancing horses may seem both novel and strange to some people. Many animals “dance” especially as part of the courtship ritual. Just like with us there can be a very strong link between dance and sexuality.At shows such events for our… ( added 281 days 9 hours ago.)
Help Your Child to Experience the Rhythm of Life Children are experiencing rhythm from the first moment of their conception. They become familiar with their mother’s heart beat of of her other internal organs. Scientific research reveals that babies can hear in the womb. Parents who understand… ( added 318 days 3 hours ago.)
Help, Due to Physical Problems I have Difficulty Exercising “Oh, I can’t exercise. I’ve got a bad knee. I can’t lift my arms above shoulder height.” How often we hear such statements. They may well be true but most problems need not stop a person from taking part in some form of keep fit activity. The… ( added 334 days 7 hours ago.)
Big, Beautiful Dancers Is this really ballet? I asked myself after watching video clips of the Cuban dance company Danza Voluminosa (Voluminous Dance) most of whose dancers range in age from 23 to 41and all of them weigh more than 200 pounds. This group was formed in… ( added 1 year 25 days ago.)
Seven Ages of Man All the world’s a stage And all the men and women merely players, They have their exits and entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages. At first the infant, Mewling and puking in the nurse’s… ( added 1 year 57 days ago.)
At What Age Should Children Start Dance Lessons? The bodies of young children are growing and changing fast. So it is very important not to demand more physically, and intellectually than they can safely manage. The pre-school years are a time to encourage motor skills through a wide range of… ( added 1 year 182 days ago.)
Some Ideas on Introducing Dance-Drama Therapy to Children with Special Needs Why do we all love Fairy Tales? In our hearts we know the answer. It’s because morally good characters are rewarded and the evil ones punished. The morally good are always beautiful or handsome. But the beauty correctly understood is never just… ( added 1 year 250 days ago.)
Wheelchair Dancing and Your Child with Special Needs Wheelchair dancing or adaptive dancing as it is also called is growing rapidly in popularity and has been in existence for more than twenty years. There are many different forms. Sometimes it’s a matter of two people doing their own spontaneous… ( added 1 year 250 days ago.)
Let Color Therapy Improve Your Mood and Your Health A suggestion for adding to the interest and ambience of a Dance and Movement Therapy session with your child who has special needs is to introduce colour. We are all aware, unless we are colour blind, of its presence in Nature and the Man Made… ( added 1 year 263 days ago.)
Eurhythmics Still Has a Part To Play In Music and Dance Training I realize that the majority of my readers on seeing the word “eurhythmics” will think of Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of the famous pop group of the same name. My reference point, however, is the same as Annie Lennox who named the group after the… ( added 1 year 270 days ago.)
Dance Can Be An Effective Tool in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity is already a very serious and disturbing problem in the United States of America and many parts of Europe where obesity in general is increasing.The problem looks set to spread to other parts of the world as their standard of… ( added 1 year 274 days ago.)

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