Wednesday, October 26, 2016

National Giving Day — Please Help Us Win Matching Grants on May 5th!

May 4, 2015 by  
Filed under Advocacy, Body Image, Featured, Self Esteem

YES! You can help Mental Fitness bring primary prevention programs to schools nationwide. Our national nonprofit qualifies to have donations matched from up to TWO pools of matching funds — MAY 5TH  ONLY! Be a part of the paradigm shift toward resiliency by donating today. Join the movement of resiliency and mental fitness in school aged […]

A Conversation with Choreographer Tara Nicole Hughes

September 24, 2013 by  
Filed under Body Image, Expressive Arts, Featured, Movement

Our own Robyn Hussa caught up with choreographer Tara Nicole Hughes to get the details on her career, life and what inspires her most. RH: Please tell us about yourself and what you do? TNH: I am a dancer/choreographer.  I started dancing at age 9 at a local studio in Orlando, Florida.  I walked in the […]


As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Movement (Body Empowerment 62)” originally posted July 16, 2012, on by Caroline Rothstein. In this video, Caroline talks about intuitive movement, and really listening to our bodies desires for movements, rather than imposing what our brains – or the media! – […]

this is your brain on dance

Scientific American’s 2008 article explains that “unconscious entrainment – the process that causes us to absent-mindedly tap our feet to a beat – reflects our instinct for dance.” It would seem that our brains have evolved around rhythm! Throughout all of the movement tasks in their study, there was activation in areas of the brain that correlate […]

Dance/Movement Therapy: Accessing the Language of the Body

The Language of the Body Movement defines us from the first kick in our mother’s womb till our final breath, and we participate in a dance of life, communicating through our bodies long before we learn to speak using verbal language. Throughout our lives, body language remains our most natural means of recognizing our needs […]

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