I didn't run the best session ever? I will do it another day. This is the best opportunity for me to learn, to understand how to improve and to try to do better next week. I'm still feeling upside-down, though.
A simple conversation in which everyone says the name of a favourite food, during the last week became a multimodal and intermodal musical game, between sign language and body percussion rhythm.
Sono parte di una tribù internazionale che si muove a ritmo di musica oltre ogni confine linguistico, di razza, provenienza o cultura, una comunità di voci viva e pulsante, che non ha altra intenzione se non quella di includere un numero sempre più ampio di persone e di idee.
After 6 hours of workshop about how to use the body music in the developmental age, they combined music, movement and yoga.
This Sunday I will be so lucky to come back to my school and speak about my experiences with the body music in education and therapy.
How can we do the same with music? "Really fun way to get some art up on the walls within a week and bring your school together through collaboration! On the first day of art each student created a leaf that represented who they are - then I created a tree on the wall to... Continue Reading →
Dopo alcuni anni di reciproci like su facebook e instagram, io e Marta abbiamo finalmente deciso di farlo: ci siamo incontrate!
It's not Brasil, New York or London; it's my land and I'm proud to be here learning and sharing what I found amazing all around the world: a sense of community, love for people, faith in life. Music makes us better...
Six months ago I made a promise in front of the embers of a magical fire at the Circle music retreat in Brazil: "I will try to bring some of the love and passion that I found in this amazing body music community in my own one, thousands of miles from here".
This activity is a good tool for music educators and therapists to explore different sounds of body music, create a circle-song with polyrhythm and polymeters and explain the connection with the rhythmic musical notation.
Adolescents on Sunday morning. Not an easy thing. Working with them, making them smile, involving them with music it's always a big challenge for me. Sometimes my strategy works, sometimes not.
"One hour here making body music and I completely forgot about the rest" I've been told from one of the mums... GREAT! This is exactly one of the reasons why I love this job! Music and the movement can also be a reason to feel better, to connect with ourselves and the others, to find our creativity, to stay in the moment and forget about our problems, even if just for an hour.