Tag: arts

  • Bellydance: Beyond the Veils

    Bellydance: Beyond the Veils

    In April I had the privilege of interviewing five women, Alia Thabit, Carrie Konyha, Katie Holland, Keti Sharif and Maria Sangiorgi, all well known as teachers and performers in the world of bellydance. The interviews were for the 4th Sacred Dance Summit. Each summit has a different focus. In this one I was exploring Bellydance:…

  • The Crooked Path

    The Crooked Path

    ”What am I supposed to do with my life?” is the most asked question I get from students/clients/friends. They tell me “I know my life has purpose but I can’t see what it is!”. My usual answer is “maybe it hasn’t been invented yet, so that is why you cannot name it”. That is a…

  • The arts are a shadow health service – here’s why by Paul Crawford

    The arts are a shadow health service – here’s why Mike Orlov/Shutterstock.com Paul Crawford, University of Nottingham The UK’s Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has said that doctors should prescribe dance classes and trips to concert halls as well as pills and physio – and set out plans to make this “social prescribing” a reality. He…