The Evolution of Western Thought in Dance and Health

The positive and negative aspects of the dichotomous relationship that dance and health share have been debated throughout history.  In early 21st century western culture, dance and other somatic practices are hailed as therapy for the mind, body, and spirit.  However, 19th century European views of physical and mental health’s relationship to dance differ from…

Head to Toe and Life to Death

When Sofie told us we could create documentaries on anything we wanted, I immediately knew that I wanted to do mine on fascia.  I am taking Kinesiology this semester and it has become my newest obsession.  Fascia is a connective tissue much like tendons and ligaments are connective tissues, but fascia is much more extensive. …