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Mental Health and Yoga

This week marks International Mental Health Week   As many of you know I am a vivid advocate of Yoga for dancers and all people. For me it is the “mother” of all…

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Resilience & Mental Stability

Covid Pandemic 2020 I cannot ignore this monumental “Happening” of the worldwide Corona pandemic 2020 which will change the dance world forever It is an Archive here after-all.   This is the first of two articles…

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Be The Best That You Can Be

Competitors are not enemies They are people who keep reminding you of your own shortcomings. Your quality control. ‘Sadhguru is a yogi, mystic, internationally renowned speaker and bestselling author. He has been an…

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There’s more to dancing than “left, right, cha, cha, cha”

Strictly Come Dancing – Psychology Style By Peter Lovatt I recently had the pleasure of being invited on to the British TV programme “Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two” (the precursor to the…

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How do elite athletes conquer their nerves?

Dr. Sanjay Gupta looks at the science behind keeping calm.  Source: CNN

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Affecting Lives By Sophie Idromenos

In the course of our lives, we encounter individuals who affect us profoundly and perhaps we alter their lives as well. In my first education class in college, the professor presented a critical…

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5 common mistakes we make when we learn By Jean Dorff

5 common mistakes we make when we learn (how to dance)  Whether you learn a language or a new skill some learning principles are universal. Also the mistakes we make when we study…

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The Way of Champion By Mikhail Radchenko

Many people take sports ballroom dancing classes, but only some of them become champions. Though many want to become them. Someone looks for a justification in talent. But, as practice shows, those, who…

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Have the mindset of a champion By Jean Dorff

Have the mindset of a champion. In her book, ‘Mindset the New Psychology of Success’, Carol Dweck says: “In sports everybody believes in talent. Even -or especially- the experts. In fact in sports…

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Insecurity versus Perfection By Benoit Papineau

David & Goliath Insecurity versus Perfection   Whether we have faith in His existence or not, we all have heard about that ultimate Being, Creator of everything; the only One that could achieve…

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