DancING & it’s relation to Health

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2/18/10 Click to edit Master subtitle style DancING & it’s relation to Health By: Kit Chow Stephanie Zhang
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2/18/10 Dance And It’s Impact On Health Different aspects of health Physical Health Mental Health Emotional Health Spiritual Health
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2/18/10 What Is Dancing? “Dancing can be magical and transforming. It can breath new life into a tired soul; make a spirit soar; unleash locked away creativity; unite generations and cultures; inspire new romances or rekindle old ones; trigger long-forgotten memories; and turn sadness into joy, if only during the dance.” - AARP magazine
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2/18/10 How does dancing benefit the body overall? Strengthen bones, muscles, and joints Tone your entire body Improve your posture and balance (prevent falls) Increase your stamina and flexibility Increase level of brain chemicals
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2/18/10 How does dancing benefit our brain and our emotion? Promotes coordination between the brain and the feet Dance improves emotion because it promote social interaction, leaving them less likely to feel depress and lonely Dancer must memorize intricate steps and movements, master timing and coordinate movements with a partner which prevents
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2/18/10 The influences of dancing on Spiritual : Ceremonial dance - ritualistic +Celebration & festival dance including:
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2/18/10 7 Dances of Universal Peace What are the Dances of Universal Peace ? Music, movement, song and prayer in the universal forms of human expression that bring communities together at times of celebration and enrich everyday life.
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2/18/10 8 Dances of Universal Peace A brief history The Dances of Universal Peace were brought together in the late 1960's by Samuel L. Lewis, a teacher who studied deeply in the mystical traditions of Hinduism, Judaism, and Christianity. In this creation, Lewis was deeply influenced by his contact and spiritual apprenticeship with a feminist pioneer in the modern dance movement in America and Europe. From his rich life experiences, Lewis began to create the
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2/18/10 9 DUP Con’t During the past 25 years, the dances have spread throughout the world, touching more than a half million people in North and South America, Europe, the former Soviet Union, Japan, India, Pakistan, Australia, and New Zealand. It is a good way to bond with this kind of networking and gain citizen diplomacy through the Dances. Today, DUP has evolved and expanded in practical application to meet the deep felt needs for rediscovering reverence, creativity, and a body based connection to the natural world.
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2/18/10 10 DUP Con’t So where do teachers share the dances? Ø
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