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Dance Well Resource Book 2017

Dance Well Resource Book 2017

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Akademi’s Dance Well Project has now been running for 18 months, and has been a rich source of inspiration, creativity and friendship building. During this time, we have collated exercises and activities specific to South Asian Dance forms, that have worked well with older adults and those living with dementia. …

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Akademi at Camden Kalā Festival

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This summer sees Camden celebrating the UK-India Year of Culture and they have invited Akademi to perform at their Camden Kalā Summer Community Fun Days on 2, 15 and 23 August 2018. These fun-filled events will take place between 1pm and 5pm at Peckwater Estate, Kilburn Grange Park and the community…

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Fitness: What does it have to do with performance in South Asian dance forms?

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Dance Well Project Officer Claire Farmer and Seema De Jorge-Chopra write about fitness in South Asian Dance forms and the ever-increasing demands of choreography in Pulse‘s Winter edition – a short feature has also been included in Dance Australia.  “As the body fatigues throughout a performance, the precision of movement reduces, movement…

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