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Uma tarde um violão… a Capoeira (Playing our lives)

Prefacing Roger Garaudy‘s Dançar a Vida (Dancing Life) Maurice Béjart tells how words can sometimes divide people while dancing seems to always harmoniously bring them together. The book studies the history of Dance and how it can become a practical … Continue reading

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How we learn: Classical music, Capoeira and community development

… the “National Network of Youth and Children’s Orchestras of Venezuela”, which has managed, over its 35 year history, to get a musical instrument into the hands of as many street urchins as possible, (currently they cater for a quarter … Continue reading

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Mens sana in corpore sano: awakening from body-mind dualisms

” … [Capoeira] has a technical dimension. The second dimension is neural. The third is mental. But there is a fourth step, when all this integrates and transcends. For me to [play] a very integrated [game] is a perfect act. … Continue reading

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