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From Salsacise to Capoiera and Hip Hop, dancing is a fantastic way to work up a sweat. Many of us have imagined ourselves being able to dance perfectly; gliding over the parquet, arms held just so, and impressing the daylights out of friends and family. And a quick look through the Yellow Pages in all […]

Report by Michelle Wranik SOUTHERN COURIER Tuesday, October 19, 2004 A new way to find balance comes to Randwick. Yoga, Pilates and tai chi enthusiasts will be interested in a new spiritual discipline heading to Randwick this week. Wu Tao (“The Dancing Way”), created by Perth mother Michelle Locke, is an exercise therapy that combines dance, […]

Written by Michelle Locke for Wellbeing Magazine 2003 All practices of Oriental Medicine, including Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shiatsu, Tai Qi, Qi Gung and Acupuncture, are based on principles that relate to the understanding of Qi and all have aims of harmonising and balancing the flow of Qi, in order to have the highest quality of […]

Keith McDonald West Australian newspaper TODAY “Alternatives” section, Monday, February 18, 2002 A career-ending injury saw dancer Michelle Locke step out in a new direction which has inspired the creation of a dance therapy. Keith McDonald talks to her about Wu Tao. At the age of 23, Michelle Martin’s world collapsed. On the threshold of great things […]

Words: Olga de Moller West Australian newspaper “Alternatives” section, Wednesday, February 12, 2003 Artist Jan Swinney is dancing her way to wellbeing after battling a chronic illness which left her perpetually exhausted with debilitating joint pain. Diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) – an auto-immune inflammatory disease – four years ago, she turned to acupuncture and […]

WU TAO by Wendy McCready Nature & Health June / July 2003 Combining movement, meditation and music, Wu Tao – or ‘The Dancing Way’ provides a workout for mind as well as body. Wu Tao (pronounced woo dow) is the logical fusion of founder Michelle Locke’s two great passions: healing and dance. When she was […]

Nursing Times (UK) August 2009 Australian Ageing Agenda July 2009 PureCalma Interview Article published in July West Australian 2008