Helena, A Violeira

Helena, A Violeira

Por Lizoel Costa Helena, a selvagem poetisa das cordas palhetadas por lasca de chifre de boi, era chamada erroneamente de violeira. Em todos os shows que assisti dessa guerreira valente, cujas veias corria sangue índio, brasileiro e paraguaio, nunca a vi tocando...
Live and Dance!

Live and Dance!

By Sonia Imenes | Translation: Una C. Proença Dancing is nutrition for the soul, it relaxes the spirit. It brings out the joyful truth of recognizing and expressing the needs of the soul in a simple and direct manner. Men, women, children and seniors whom practice...
Dance Workout & Fun Medicine

Dance Workout & Fun Medicine

By Lindenberg Junior The Brazilian Vanessa Isaac, a native of Anápolis, Goiás, at age 17 entered college to study journalism and during that time also began to engage with dramatic arts.  At this time she started taking dance classes to help her keeping in balanced....
It all Started in Rio

It all Started in Rio

By Stephanie Ozer We thought it was going to be just a simple vacation – and that would have been enough. We thought, 10 days away from the kids, in an exciting city far away, the city of the music we love so much…. It was Tuesday, our second night in Rio,...
From John Travolta to Madonna

From John Travolta to Madonna

By Katia Moraes Alexandre is here in front of me talking passionately about what he loves to do in life. We met at a Panera Bread Café in Studio City and talked about his experiences from being a dancer at Carlota Portela’s Dance Company in Rio to choreographing for...
The Beauty of Dance

The Beauty of Dance

By Giovanni DaSilva Dance is a form of art that expresses many things It can express life, emotion, and even Saturn’s many rings Dancing causes people to be focused and free Blowing away all their troubles And leaving them only with that feeling of peace and pure glee...