Music today is many things – but one thing it is often not is subtle. Lyrics in many mainstream songs are not only suggestive but downright explicit. At what point does a studio owner, teacher and dance parent censor the music their dancers are moving their bodies to? This question goes to the heart of…Details
Leslie Scott is working to change the way the world sees dance. Read on for her opinion on the very important question, “Does Music Matter?” As I continue to travel the country and teach interactive seminars and dance workshops a topic that is discussed in all of my Youth Protection Advocates in Dance seminars regardless…Details
Source: Living On Purpose YPAD has come across this important article talking about what we put into our minds has an output in some way. Parents think about the sexual or graphic content your child may be dancing or exposed to in the dance industry while reading this. Input Equals Output Input: Information fed…Details
Pushing the boundaries for artistic expression has always been a part of popular music. However, the drive for profits may also be pushing the envelope of what is acceptable. In this section we examine some of the issues in today’s music.
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