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History of Contemporary Dance

Contemporary dance is a popular form of dance which developed during the middle portion of the twentieth century and has since grown to become one of the dominating performance genres
Posted on October 22, 2016 Comments Off on History of Contemporary Dance
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The Benefits of Dance for Kids

If you have kids, you may be wondering what is the best way to channel their seemingly boundless energy. While traditional team sports are a good way to get your
Posted on October 20, 2016 Comments Off on The Benefits of Dance for Kids
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Better balance, improved mood

Many studies have found that dancing can improve balance, even in frail elderly people. Some have shown improvements in gait, walking speed, and reaction time, as well as cognitive and
Posted on October 17, 2016 Comments Off on Better balance, improved mood
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5 Things to Consider Before Trying Pointe in Ballet

Dancing “en pointe,” or on pointe, is a major goal in a ballerina’s dance life. Dancing on pointe, or your toes, requires tremendous strength of the legs and feet. Many
Posted on October 2, 2016 Comments Off on 5 Things to Consider Before Trying Pointe in Ballet
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A Rhythmic Amalgamation of Acrobatics and Dance

Acrobatic dance or Acro dance is a fusion of classical dance forms and acrobatics. It is often seen that this form of dance has a unique choreography that is set
Posted on October 1, 2016 Comments Off on A Rhythmic Amalgamation of Acrobatics and Dance
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Dancers as Athletes

The human body is an amazing machine and in everyday life we use merely a fraction of the muscles and movement permutations available to us.  Contemporary dance is one dance
Posted on September 26, 2016 Comments Off on Dancers as Athletes
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The Beauty of Ballet Dancing

It hasn’t always been as graceful and eloquently designed as are the intricate presentations you can see upon a visit to theater. However, ballet has been around since the 15th
Posted on September 20, 2016 Comments Off on The Beauty of Ballet Dancing
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Contemporary Dance

The origins of western contemporary dance can be traced back to the beginning of the 20th century. While the big names in modern dance all date from this time period,
Posted on September 17, 2016 Comments Off on Contemporary Dance