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History of Dance

From the earliest moments of known human history, dance accompanied ancient rituals, spiritual gatherings and social events. As a conduit of trance, spiritual force, pleasure, expression, performance and interaction, dance
Posted on December 11, 2016 Comments Off on History of Dance
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Why Dancing Leads to Bonding

Both exertion and synchronicity play a role in the social effects of dance There is perhaps nothing more universal than the drive to move our bodies in sync with music.
Posted on November 25, 2016 Comments Off on Why Dancing Leads to Bonding
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Why Is Dancing So Good for Your Brain?

Dancers maximize cognitive function and muscle memory through practice. Dancing improves brain function on a variety of levels. Two recent studies show how different types of practice allow dancers to
Posted on November 5, 2016 Comments Off on Why Is Dancing So Good for Your Brain?
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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