Falkner Discher choreographer – Inspiration in the therapeutic model

personSlađana Milošević
history5 minutes reading
Falkner Discher is a dance instructor in Baltimore City County, Maryland, USA. In addition, Discher is a professional independent ballet artist, instructor at the Dance Conservatory at St. Paul’s School and Underground Dance Academy. As a producer and choreographer of thematic, recent choreographies, Theme & Intention, he was inspired by Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, known as ACT (Acceptance & Commitment…
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Dance on canvas

personSlađana Milošević
history3 minutes reading
During one of my walks, last week, it was pouring with rain – the best time for new ideas! While we are waiting for two new texts by other authors (one from Serbia and one from USA), I got a couple of new ideas. One of them is that we could connect dance with some other art. And here it…
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Expressing your feelings through dance

personSlađana Milošević
history5 minutes reading
This text is taken from: Expressing your feelings through Dance | Bella Diva World Dance (belladivadance.com) Dance has been present in human culture and history for centuries. In its origins, it was meant to be used as a way of communication for ceremonial rites and celebrations, mostly. Nowadays, dance is not only available in theaters and shows, but also can be…
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Does the music ever stop playing?

personSlađana Milošević
history3 minutes reading
And those who were seen dancing were considered crazy by those who could not hear the music” Friedrich Nietzsche I recently found again this wisdom on the internet. Like everything on the Internet, you should first check if Nietzsche really said this. No, there is no evidence for that; it even turned out that this saying has been attributed to…
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Biography of the famous dancer Rita Moreno

personSlađana Milošević
history3 minutes reading
These days we are watching very good sitcom “One Day at a Time” on Netlfix. It is a sitcom, but deals with important topics in a serious way. One of the characters in the series is Abuelita/grandmother Lydia, played by the famous Rita Moreno, who turns 90 this year! Which you might not even guess, she still has the wonderful…
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Viktor Frankl dance

personSlađana Milošević
history3 minutes reading
We have written before here on our blog about the connection between logotherapy and music and logotherapy and movement. Logotherapy is the third Viennese school of psychotherapy created by Dr. Viktor Frankl. University professor, Dr. Viktor Emil Frankl neurologist, psychiatrist, founder of logotherapy and existential analysis, was born on March 26, 1905 in Vienna, and died on September 2, 1997…
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The dancing heart of a girl from the south of Serbia

personSlađana Milošević
history3 minutes reading
Till now, we had few interviews with dancers and parents of dancers. Today, we are presenting you Draga Gligorijevic and her mother Natasa, from Vucje, South Serbia. Our mission is to promote dancing, also through the support to dancers from small towns and cities just as it is in this case. P&G: PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF BRIEFLY FOR OUR READERS (YOURSELF…
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Mental health matters

personNataša Vasić
history5 minutes reading
Psychologist Natasa Vasic instructs us on the importance of mental health and announces our new WORKSHOP OF PHYSICAL THERAPY AND DANCE, which will be held on May 16, at 1 pm, at the address Resavska 28 in Belgrade. The concept of our class, which will last from 13-15h, includes: heating; light dance exercises; stronger tempo dance exercises; five physical therapy…
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Yoga as a gift of civilization – Branislav Grujin – Interview

personSuzana Vujović
history7 minutes reading
Branislav Grujin (64) from Zrenjanin, is the first professor of physical education in the subject of yoga, who is engaged in the system of primary school education. By nature, someone who does not like to be exposed and does not like to brag about the epithets of a yoga teacher, which he considers to be given lightly today, says that…
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Basics of dance in programming

personSlađana Milošević
history5 minutes reading
Numbers, stats and creativity are all integral parts of choreography — but they’re vital for coding, too. That’s the idea behind danceLogic, a program in Philadelphia that integrates dance and computer programming for 13 to 17-year-old girls. DanceLogic is one of the programs that promotes learning coding with dance. It is a program of the West Park Cultural Center, a…
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