Slowly it becomes a little quieter around the refugee streams waiting to enter Europe. But still there are a lot of people waiting for decision that will change their lives completely. And also within the European countries are many people waiting whether they could stay or have to continue their journey.
We have already heard about the importance of physical balance in emotional stressful situations because exclusion or rejection responds to the same brain area as physical pain and disturb the inner balance. Many youngsters are passionate about sports because it helps them to find their place in a group playfully and the physical exercise let them forget about their problems for a while.
In a small town in the very west of Austria a dance studio enabled young refugees to forget their problems by attending break dance lessons during summer 2016. These shy kids and young adults flourished more and more every week they learned to express themselves by dancing.
It was a great pleasure to watch them grow out!