SynergyDance Clips: The Elements

SynergyDance movements are based on the elemental energies of polarity therapy — earth, water, fire, air and ether. This brief montage from the original SynergyDance 60-Minute Video (1997) is meant to shed some light on the subject (plus, we got to relive some truly great days in and around Negril, Jamaica).

Video: SynergyDance on Capital Edition

It’s taken us a while to gather and edit together some of the many beautiful videos and photos shot over the years — and it’s been a while since this first aired. Here’s Channel 9/Washington’s “Capital Edition” feature on SynergyDance and Charmaine Lee, founder of Synergy Dance & Healing Arts Center in D.C., which first aired in 1990. (That was a few months after a newspaper reporter who’d never been in a dance class showed up at Charmaine’s Tenleytown studio and turned this report in to the Washington Post’s Weekend section.

Video: Short clip from SynergyDance 60-Minute Video

SynergyDance Clip 1: Short clip of SynergyDance creator Charmaine Lee from the 1997 SynergyDance 60-Minute Video, shot in Negril, Jamaica. Produced by Golden Dolphin/Walter Starck and SynergyDance.

Our Music Makes the Big Time (or Swine, Anyway)

Our Music Makes the Big Time (or Swine, Anyway)

Whoa! NPR’s “Morning Edition” used two tracks from Roger’s SynergyDance, Vol. 1 CD yesterday (Wednesday, April 29). So they only played about 14 seconds of the CD’s first track, “Charmaine,” coming out of a report from Israel on swine flu, but it was still a great surprise. And, though the local D.C. public radio...
Read More »

‘SynergyDance, Vol. 1’ on iTunes

Roger Piantadosi’s first SynergyDance compilation was released Dec. 16, 2008, and now “SynergyDance, Vol. 1,” which features music composed for or inspired by founding director Charmaine Lee’s SynergyDance classes, is available on iTunes. Buy it from CDBaby—Buy it from Amazon— The instrumentals on “SynergyDance, Vol. 1” range from percussive, upbeat and danceable Latin-, African-...
Read More »


Synergy Dance & Healing Arts Center is a not-for-profit 501(3)(c) organization committed to the promotion of elemental, energy-based movement as a healing force in nature.