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Dancers Perform the Ice

A report on the 2021 artists in residence at the Wrangell Mountains Center in McCarthy, Alaska.

by Corinna Cook |September 3, 2021
Capoeira in the street in Brazil. Photo: jonrawlinson / flickr

This Dance Class Could Be Worth $1 Million

You could be dancing a Dollu Kunitha in Karnataka, or a Kpanlogo in Ghana, or a samba in Rio. Dance is integral to most cultures, and it’s also a social and fun way to improve physical fitness. It can help prevent cardiovascular disease and control weight, among other health benefits. And that is the point that a group of Earth Institute students are hoping will win them a million dollars to finance their project, named “Health for All.”

by |January 31, 2014