Moon Dial – a Habit Tracker for Women

In the past few months, I have been on a path of rediscovering what it means to be a woman. I don’t feel like I fit in this society – which is still sadly a men’s world. Male energy is linear, full of constant action, achievement, goals and people’s values are external – money, success,…

How to replace the elastic in your finger cymbals

Have you just started playing with zills and found out that they are wobling from side to side and turning around your fingers? That’s probably because most finger cymbals / zills came with a very thin cheap elastic which doesn’t hold them in place while dancing. You should replace the elastic as soon as possible…

How to hip shimmy – technique and drills

Do you know the feeling when you are in a belly dance class, you get your hip shimmy going and it seems to be fine, you’re happy because you feel you can do it and then your teacher says, “And now let’s take a step forward?” Suddenly the shimmy is gone, you’re trying to shake…

The cheap way to get Montessori tone bars

Montessori tone bars are an excellent tool to help you develop your musicality and learn music theory quickly and on your own. Whether you are 5 or 95 years old, you can learn music in such an easy way that it blows my mind. As a child, I used to attend music theory lessons. For…

What is the chromatic scale and how to learn it?

Learning the chromatic scale is the next step in Montessori style ear training. I assume you did all the preparatory exercises and you alredy have a good knowledge of the C major scale. If not, please do those exercises first. The chromatic scale is a musical scale with twelve pitches, each a semitone above or below…

Moon Phases – Free Montessori 3-part Cards

Have you ever struggled understanding the Moon Phases? You’re not the only one! Most people do. We all know the Full Moon and the New Moon but we rarely know the names of other Moon Phases or what the relation between the Sun, the Earth and the Moon really is. Moon Phases Montessori 3-Part Cards…