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The Healing Power of Art, Dance and Expression

CHICAGO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The calming strokes of a paint brush and the expression of dance and movement have an incredible ability to soothe, heal and inspire. Experiential and expressive therapies, such as art therapy, dance and movement therapy and equine therapy, have...

'She Just Wanted to Dance Again': Navigate the Exchange of Parent-Caregiving Relationships Through Example, Advice

PORT ORANGE, Fla., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Suddenly it happens, with the excruciating impact of a blow with a two-by-four. We find ourselves needing to parent our parents. Author Cheryl Jenkins, in her new book, "She Just Wanted to Dance Again," ( published by iUniverse ), encounters the in...

Finding Fitness on the Dance Floor

Two-stepping may add fun to aerobic workouts, studies show,,,, FRIDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- One reason many people don't stick with exercise is that it's often not that interesting. But what if you could dance your way to improved health? Two new studies suggest that you jus...

Drink and Dance Your Way to Health

TOMA LECHE Offers Free Salsa Workouts & MILK in National City Health Fair SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Mar. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 7, throngs of San Diegans will get in touch with their Latin side. Sashaying to the rhythm of salsa music, every "1, 2, 3" step could lead to better health. Da...

Cheryl Burke of 'Dancing with the Stars' Joins Forces With Time Life To Create a Brand New Dance Workout, 'DISCO ABS'

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Life is proud to announce they have teamed up with Cheryl Burke of "Dancing with the Stars" fame to create a brand new fitness program set to dance hits of the '70s, Cheryl Burke presents DISCO ABS . Cheryl Burke has been dancing since the age...

50,000 Young People Dance to Celebrate Achievements in Pushing Back HIV and AIDS

AMSTERDAM, November 7 /PRNewswire/ -- - Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Kofi Annan and Nafis Sadik Support Global Initiative Dance4Life On the 29th of November, fifty thousand young people will make a worldwide statement against HIV and AIDS. Connected live via satellite, young people in 19 count...

Research shines spotlight on a key player in the dance of chromosomes

Cell division is essential to life, but the mechanism by which emerging daughter cells organize and divvy up their genetic endowments is little understood. In a new study, researchers at the University of Illinois and Columbia University report on how a key motor protein orchestrates chromosome mo...

Baltimore Washington Medical Center Hosts Day of Dance for Health

Free dance lessons, screenings offered to encourage healthy hearts GLEN BURNIE, Md., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- February is American Heart Month, and Baltimore Washington Medical Center has the key to a healthier heart: dance. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/2008020...

Caught in the act: The dynamic dance of enzymes

Waltham, MAIn a new study in Nature, Brandeis University Howard Hughes Medical Investigator Dr. Dorothee Kern and collaborators pull back the curtain on the secret lives of enzymes, the ubiquitous proteins that catalyze chemical reactions in the cell. Harnessing a slew of sophisticated technologie...

The Dancetown Fitness System: a Radical New Approach to Physical Exercise for Adults Combines State-of-the-Art Computer Technology and Dance

Enhance Cardiovascular Fitness, Improve Health and Balance, and Promote Socialization PITTSBURGH, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Dancetown, a division of Touchtown Inc., today unveiled a revolutionary new fitness system that combines the benefits of dance and physical exer...

Obese Kids Maintain Their Weight, Thanks to Dance Video

A dancing video game helped obese children to maintain their weight. This game also helped these children to bring down a few risk factors related to cardiac problems and// diabetes. In West Virginia, a preliminary study was conducted among fifty obese children in the age group of 7-12 for a pe...

EHE International Supports The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

...had already made it their personal mission to raise money for MJFF in unique, creative and fun ways. Members of Team Fox walk, run, blog, jog, paddle, dance and even flip pancakes to help make Parkinson's disease a thing of the past. The Rockefeller Plaza display will highlight these efforts, to show how ...

Moores UCSD Cancer Center Luau & Longboard Invitational Celebrates 16 Years of 'Surfing for a Cure' to Raise Funds for Cancer Research

...al conch will be blown at 11:30 a.m. to signal the beginning of the luau, which will feature a sumptuous buffet, live music and traditional Polynesian dance presentations as well as live and silent auctions. Another highlight of the event is the presentation of the Rell Sunn "Queen of Makaha" Award, which ...

Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R), San Diego to Receive Proceeds from Miz Mandy Album Release Concert

... Miz Mandy co-wrote the majority of the tracks on 'Today's the Day' with producer, Patricio Pickslay. The album includes the recent Top 50 Billboard dance charting track 'Sweet Fury of Love (Friscia & Lamboy Back 2 Soul Radio Mix)', the 'Best of' San Diego Magazine competition finalist 'Just Another ...

Fitness Gurus Warn Women Not To Give Up On Their Diet Just Because Summer Has Arrived

...es: 222 ISBN: 978-0-9821047-4-3 Publisher: Stance Publications Pub date: January 16, 2009 About the Authors Ashley Marriott has been designing dance and fitness programs for more than 10 years. She is a featured spokeswoman, host and model on Exercise TV, FIT TV and numerous fitness DVDs. Ashley ...

'Controlling Your Future: Six Steps To A Better Life': New Self-Help Book Teaches the Art of Self-discipline, Self-control

...al fitness -- mind, body and finances -- through self-discipline and self-control. "Controlling Your Future: Six Steps To A Better Life" doesn't dance around the facts: the only one who can change your life is you. Norgaard offers six simple steps on how to uncover what is missing in your life and ho...

Health Care Service Corporation Names Carolyn H. Clift as Senior Vice President and First Chief Diversity Officer

...ement includes serving on the boards of directors for the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation, Chicago State University Foundation, and Hubbard Street dance Chicago, and supporting the Chicago Anti-Hunger Federation. About Health Care Service Corporation Health Care Service Corporation is the c...

Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition Presents Third-Annual Vive tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!(TM) Event

...onsored by the Chicago Fire ; tennis clinics, including lessons for youth, sponsored by the Midwest Tennis Association ; a basketball hoops tourney; dance lessons; safe bike lessons; and Zumba! FREE Raffles will also take place throughout the event for kids bikes; family-pack tickets to the Chicago Fire...

San Francisco Symposium Provides Training for Communities Looking to Develop Arts Programs That Unite Generations

... age up-to-date with short scenes, monologues, songs and jokes. The end of the day will feature "Beauty and Sadness," a moving performance by the CEYA dance Ensemble of TODCO under the direction of CEYA artist Marika Brussel. Participants will also be invited to visit the "Advanced Beginnings" exhibit fea...

Anthropedia Foundation Charity Gala, Murten, Switzerland, in the Presence of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco

...s, and future projects. Cuisine by Chef Franz W. Faeh will offer a regional culinary experience. The evening entertainment will include a contemporary dance performance by Gildas Diquero, accompanied by Spencer Hutchings on classical guitar, the harp and flute ensemble Duo Laverta, a performance by Soprani...

GeoFitness, Inc. is Now GeoMotion Group, an Innovative and Fast Growing Learning and Fitness Company for All Ages

...fic with Soccer. GeoDance makes learning to dance simple and fun. In the last decade there has been more interest in dance as indicated by the popular television dance competitions and movies with a plot around dance. ...

Interactive Video Games Offer Exercise Benefits

...ing users to do little more than stand or sit and manipulate a joystick. But many new video games require players to get up and move about, whether to dance or mimic the movements of real-life athletes. In the Wii bowling game, for instance, players hold onto a controller device as if it were a bowling...

Humor, Mobile Devices Enhance a New Heart-Health Campaign for Hispanics

... "You have to discipline yourself. Reach for a piece of fruit once in a while and skip the fries. Go to the gym, take a walk, put on some music and dance instead of sitting on the couch and watching TV. It's about taking the baby steps that become habits. You can't do it all at once," Santiago said. "An...

arc Thrift Stores to Honor Individuals and Businesses Who Support People With Developmental Disabilities

...ng's festivities include a featured performance by the Cleo Parker Robinson dance Ensemble and the arc Ambassadors - a dance team comprised of people with developmental disabilities. Additional perfo...

Return of Swine Flu in the Fall Worries Health Officials

... to the CDC. Meanwhile in Mexico, the country continued to emerge from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools were to reopen this week, the Associated Press reported. ...

CDC Shifts Swine Flu Focus to Likely Impact in the Fall

... to the CDC. Meanwhile in Mexico, the country continued to emerge from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools were to reopen this week, the Associated Press reported. ...

U.S. Now Leads World in Swine Flu Cases

... university. Meanwhile in Mexico, the country continued to emerge from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools are to reopen this week, the Associated Press reported. Reports emerged Friday ...

Third U.S. Swine Flu Death Reported

...on Saturday. Meanwhile in Mexico, the country continued to emerge from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools are to reopen next week, the Associated Press reported. Reports emerged Friday ...

Confirmed Swine Flu Cases in U.S. Near 2,300 Mark

...on Saturday. Meanwhile in Mexico, the country continued to emerge from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools are to reopen next week, the Associated Press reported. Reports emerged Friday ...

As Swine Flu Cases Mount, CDC Says U.S. Hasn't 'Dodged a Bullet'

...said. Meanwhile in Mexico, the country continued to emerge Friday from a virtual shutdown designed to limit infections. High schools, universities, dance halls, movie theaters and bars have reopened, and primary schools are to reopen next week, the Associated Press reported. Reports emerged Friday ...

SAMHSA Honors Goldie Hawn, Youth Across the Country in Celebration of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

...ction, and more likely reach higher levels of achievement after participating in systems of care programs." More than 750 attendees enjoyed song, dance and recited spoken word performances by youth performers from SAMHSA-funded system of care communities which are networks of community-based comprehen...

NBC Universal Makes an Unprecedented Commitment to Health and Wellness

... features full-figured contestants who incorporate dance to reach their ideal weight while working with a n...Each contestant will be paired with a professional dance partner who will train them for their weekly stage...ughout the run of the show, which will reflect the dance styles the contestants perform each week. I...

Tessa, of Dancercise Kids, Wins the National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval for New Children's Music CD

... Respected Product Review Body Recognizes dance It! for Its Educational and Entertaining Music ...ise Kids(R), a provider of educational fitness and dance activities for young children, today announced tha...od. Having created Dancercise Kids as a successful dance and fitness program across multiple states, she is...

ABCs and No Skinned Knees: Study Reveals Various Barriers to Physical Activity in Child Care

...uding partnering with a landscaping architect to put more shrubs and hills on the center's property to encourage children's climbing; placing a wooden dance floor in the school playroom to encourage dancing; offering workshops that teach child care providers fun games to play with children outside; and en...

Stonebrook Manor Gives Away Luxurious Wedding Receptions in Colorado

...of two gorgeous ballrooms with elegant chandeliers, gas fireplaces, granite dance floors and hand-crafted oak stairways, for up to 75 guests. It also includ...nce, the garden and gazebo, the staircase to greet our friends, the granite dance floor, the people committed to making our day a true fairytale come true. S...

Goldie Hawn and Youth from Across the Country to Join SAMHSA in a Celebration of Children's Mental Health

... Dancing with the Stars , and Solomon Trimble, actor from the hit film Twilight will co-host the event. Youth performers will stage poetry readings, dance performances, and musical compositions to share their personal stories about overcoming mental health challenges. Tickets to the HEAR ME NOW even...

FSU researcher wins $2.2 million grant to study childhood obesity

...e program for children sponsored by Capital Health Plan; expanded health assessments sponsored by the FSU College of Medicine using funds generated by dance Marathon on the FSU campus; and a wellness Web site that promotes healthy eating and activity. Researchers will track the children to document how muc...

Kaiser Permanente Continues to Spread Health With New Ads Debuting in April

...he Hispanic market. "The most interesting aspect of the 'Kabuki' spot is the real Kaiser Permanente medical professionals who perform the Kabuki dance in the finale," said Campbell-Ewald Agency Creative Director, Neville Anderson. "Just as in real life, you can count on every member of the Kaiser Per...

Calling All Motorcyclists: 'Da' U.P. Ride For The Red' to Benefit Red Cross

...es. Beer and soda will also be sold. Then from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., a street dance will be held featuring Driver. Saturday, July 18 will start with a 7 a...he Sports Park to finish the day with a family style pig roast, and another dance - this time spotlighting Manic. Major sponsors making this event possible ...

Human Services, Health Organizations and Transit Receive a Majority of Kresge's Nearly $73 Million in First Quarter Grants

... Sausalito $100,000 Oakland Museum of California Foundation Oakland $1,000,000 ODC dance - San Francisco San Francisco $750,000 TechSoup Global San Francisco $90,000 The Ar...
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