Archive for the ‘teach yourself’ Category

Two Free E-Books on Writing a Book

August 2, 2009

    1. Have you ever felt that you have valuable experience or ideas that could become the basis for a book? Perhaps you have no idea how to set about writing a book. Here are TWO FREE EBOOKS to help you get started.
      The Easy Way to Write presents "Becoming a Successful Writer" by Rob Parnell
      Rob Parnell is owner and founder of the Easy Way to Write, an Internet copany established in 2002 dedicated to providing excellent writing resources to writers of any proficiency from beginner to seasoned pro. The Easy Way to Write provides books and corses designed to help authors with anything from self-motivation and practical writing solutions to selling their work.
      "Writing for Fun and Profit" by Brian Scott
      He writes; "I've kept this book extreely simple for several very simple purposes:
      1) To show you how easy ti is to write your own book.
      2) To show you that it it really is a step-by-step process that you can follow over and over again.

      I want one very simple thing from you.

      I want you to forget everything you've learnt or heard or felt or thin is the truth. Not forever, just while you read through this book. I want you to read this with an open ind and a blank slate.

      Tales my Ghanaian Grandmother Told Me

  • Enjoy an Extract from the DVD "Dance in Our Footsteps"

    June 16, 2009

    This DVD Dance Video offers a demonstration of the featured dances. It is not intended as a conventional instructional product. Enjoy yourself while experiencing the de-stressing and exhilarating effects of African dance. Try and copy the dancers if you wish or just use their movements and the music to inspire you to create your own authentic, original dance. But most importantly have fun and if possible have a party at the same time.


    A Unique African Dance DVD

    April 10, 2009

    African Dance is the perfect antidote to stress and that down-in-the-dumps feeling. Give yourself a tonic which leaves your Mind, Body and Spirit feeling refreshed and invigorated. Dance to the exhilarating rhythms of Africa. Nuna and Charlie are both beginners. If they can get the hang of it so can you. Have fun!

    The instructors in the video teach at the Centre for National Culture, Tamale Ghana where the video was filmed.

    Invite your friends round and learn the dances together! In a relaxed party-mood it’s much easier to overcome any feelings of shyness or inhibitions about dance.Poor co-ordination can be overcome and so can two left feet. You don’t need any dancing experience to successfully “Dance in Our Footsteps”. Nor do you have to be any particular shape, size or age. Let the music take over and you will have an enjoyable, relaxing time which will leave you feeling refreshed, de-stressed and uplifted. Your cares and worries will have been forgotten.

    Dance is now recognized as an effective form of exercise. It can be a really excellent Mind-Body-and-Spirit workout. Dance is the key to keeping ones body and brain healthy as we age. Bones and muscles are strengthened without stressing the joints. Cardio-vascular efficiency is improved. Dance tones the whole body and improves posture and balance. It also greatly assists people both in losing and maintaining their weight which in turn helps in preventing diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease, osteoporosis, gallbladder disease, depression and some forms of cancer.

    A person weighing 147 lbs loses 3.5 calories per minute. Therefore 45 minutes dancing would burn up 157 calories which is equivalent to about half a chocolate bar.

    However, a word of caution. If you answer “yes” to any of the following questions please seek medical advice before using this video:-

    Do you have a heart condition and your doctor recommended that you consult before undertaking an exercise program?

    Do you have chest pains when you do physical activity?

    In the past month have you suffered chest pains while not doing physical activity?

    Do you suffer from dizziness and balance problems?

    Do you have bone or joint problems made worse by changes of physical activity levels?

    Are you taking prescription drugs for blood pressure or a heart condition?

    Any other reasons (such as pregnancy) which make you wonder if this physical activity might not be good for you?

    I am a Dance and Movement Therapist and Cultural Anthropologist who has lived and worked in England, Ghana and Nigeria.

    I really hope you enjoy “Dance in Our Footsteps”.

    P.S To help the party along you can download some Ghanaian recipes for free.

    “Dance in Our Footsteps” can be purchased from:-

    Click here to buy my DVDs

    You may enjoy my book of children’s stories “Tales My Ghanaian Grandmother Told Me” by Dzagbe Cudjoe available through

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