Tag Archives: dance

Learning to Live Full Throttle

We jumped. We shuffled. We whirled. We kicked. We fell down. We laughed. We breathed. We paused. We smiled. We danced. During a recent 5Rhythms session I participated in, members of the group were invited to dance alone, in pairs and in triads. As I observed myself going in and out of dancing partnership, I [...]

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Forget Lessons. Just Do It!

“When did you learn to drum?” I said to the Nigerian young man sitting next to me. “I never learned to drum,” he chuckled. “Drumming is a gift from nature, a gift from God.” I paused for a while. “I guess you are right.” He paused as well and then replied, “We are all drummers.” This short [...]

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What We’re Watching: Combining Dance and Science

As a dancer, whenever I see movement being used unconventionally, I take notice. Scientist and writer John Bohannon captured my attention when he demonstrated a complex scientific concept through dance. In his presentation, Bohannon makes a case for ridding the world of PowerPoint presentations and utilizing dance as a means of explaining science. As he said, [...]

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Meet Michelle: Newest Addition to Bon Education

Hello! My name is Michelle Hollett, and I am Bon Education’s new Education Research and Journalism Fellow. At Bon Education, I maintain the organization’s blog, newsletter and social media sites. I have a background in Education in Emergencies and Education for Sustainable Development. I also love to dance! I want to take a few minutes [...]

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