by Rita Simon, M.D.
The term “wellness” is frequently tossed around in the media, used by politicians and medical folks, and discussed in everyday conversations. But, what does wellness really mean? And what does belly dance have to do with wellness?
“Wellness” has been defined as a “multi-dimensional state of being describing the existence of positive [...]
Joan Schaefer and Rita Simon of Chippewa Falls have partnered to open a new dance studio in Eau Claire. “Sofia Spirit Studio,” located at 2131 Fenwick Avenue, is dedicated to offering a variety of programs that serve women in the Chippewa Valley.
Sofia Spirit Studio offers certified instruction in American Tribal Style (ATS) Belly Dance, a [...]
Belly Dance: It’s for Every Body
by Jennifer Bush, Dancing Mountain
I teach and perform Belly Dance. After a recent performance a friend said to me: “Wow! That was fantastic! I could never do that!” To which I replied: “Of course you can! Every body can dance.” Her comment got me thinking. Why do some people think [...]