The Dance Cure

Dancing quite simply makes us feel more alive.Dr Peter Lovatt, a former professional dancer turned dance psychologist, has spent the past two decades studying why we dance and what it does for us, and is on a personal mission to make ...

The Dance Cure

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The Dance Cure
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Dr Peter Lovatt
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-02 - Publisher: Hachette UK

“Peter has brilliantly put into words what I have felt my whole dancing life: that the power of dance can liberate and change all our lives.” Darcey BussellHumans are born to dance. And in today’s sedentary world, we would all benefit from doing more of it. Science shows that just
New Italian Migrations to the United States
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Laura E Ruberto, Joseph Sciorra
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-03 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

This second volume of New Italian Migrations to the United States explores the evolution of art and cultural expressions created by and about Italian immigrants and their descendants since 1945. The essays range from an Italian-language radio program that broadcast intimate messages from family members in Italy to the role
Ritual, Rapture and Remorse
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Jerri Daboo
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Peter Lang

This book was awarded a Special Mention Citation in the 2010 competition for the 'de la Torre Bueno Prize' by The Society of Dance History Scholars. In the region of Salento in Southern Italy, the music and dance of the pizzica has been used in the ritual of tarantism for
Toward Cinema and Its Double
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Laleen Jayamanne
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Jayamanne brings together her discussions of Australian films, Sri Lankan films, European art films, silent film comedy, contemporary American films and her own films.
Global Tarantella
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Incoronata Inserra
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-13 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Tarantella, a genre of Southern Italian folk music and dance, is an international phenomenon--seen and heard in popular festivals, performed across the Italian diaspora, even adapted for New Age spiritual practices. The boom in popularity has diversified tarantella in practice while setting it within a host of new, unexpected contexts.