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Breakdancing Moves Made Easy! Posted By : Earnest W

Tue, 15 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400

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Get Down and Dance in the Desire Resort Posted By : Janne Smith

Thu, 03 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400

What could be more Mexican than a good dance? Before you visit the Desire Resort, you may just want to get on your dancing shoes and put yourself through your paces, but what sorts of dances are you likely to see in Mexico?

Liturgical Christian Dance - An Encouragemnt for Christian Dancers Posted By : David Lee Martin

Sat, 22 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Christian dance and holy movement inspired by the Spirit of God is a terrific way to convey our heart of love to God. As Jesus coming draws nigh the dancing Bride, the church, is preparing Herself with fulness of worship. You are part of this impressive reality as a Christian dancer. Be encouraged as you read more here...

The Value of Summer Dance Workshops for Children Posted By : Erin Holt

Sat, 10 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

I have found over the years that there is a lot of value in summer dance workshops that are geared for children dance students. Often students will move one whole level in their dance instruction just by attending summer workshops. I have found as director of a dance school...

Pole Dance Exercise Is The Hot New Way To Get Into Shape Posted By : Mike White

Tue, 30 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400

What used to be considered an exotic style of dancing, pole dance exercise has swept the nation and is now being used as a way to get physically fit. Women all over have jumped on this new bandwagon and are now whipping their bodies into shape with this new form of exercise that's more fun and exciting than your typical workouts.

Learning Hip Hop Lessons In Winston Salem: What To Look For In A Dance Studio Posted By : Rayner Chandler

Mon, 22 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Gosh, We simply adore dancing. Hip hop dance has touched even the finest Dance Crew to Jennifer Lopez in America and definitely a moment of pride for us. Despite the inordinate origination of the hip hop dance it is a full-fledged dance step today in the club society. And if you are one of the fans of Swagger Crew and want to copy some of their moves, you know that you need to start learning from the best hip hop lessons in Winston-Salem.

Marley Dance Floors vs. Wooden Dance Floors Posted By : Wayne Hemrick

Fri, 26 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

All types of dancers can benefit from wooden floors that are sprung, because they have a degree of spring to them when a dancer jumps on them. There are two types of floors commonly used in dance studios and theatres today, and they include wood dance flooring and Marley dance floors. They have distinct differences and each can be more appropriate for certain types of dance.

Portable Dance Floors: The Key To Touring Dance And Theatre Groups Posted By : Wayne Hemrick

Fri, 26 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

If you are a performer, there are times when you will need to pack up your act and take it on the road. Tours of performances are a common occurrence for both dance and theatre companies, and you may be performing in venues that were not designed for dance or theatre. In these instances, you will need to have available some type of portable dance floor available in order to turn any venue into an appropriate performance space. Failure to do so can lead to injuries to performers, especially in the legs' bones and joints, so it makes sense to have good dance flooring that you can take with you as needed.

Tap Dance Floors vs. Ballet Dance Floors Posted By : Wayne Hemrick

Fri, 26 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Whether you are a beginning or advanced tap or ballet dancer, having the appropriate dance flooring available for using during lessons, performances and practice is crucial to being able to perform the dance moves properly while offering the greatest amount of protection to your body. It is important if you are considering taking dance lessons from an instructor that you find a dance studio that offers a dance floor suitable to your pursuit of tap or ballet dancing.

Auditions: Get, Set, Go! Posted By : Anais Bertie

Mon, 08 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Your audition dates are nearing and nothing matters to you more than performing well before the judges. It is quite natural to feel butterflies in your stomach whenever you think about it. Your mind is not in place and sometimes you may lose your appetite and sleep. You are worried if all these factors would affect your performance and spoil the chance. Now don't take all this to your nerves, there are ways to excel even in the hardest of all situations.

What Entails a Quality Dance Floor? Posted By : Jonathon Blocker

Wed, 27 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

A sprung floor is a dance floor which absorbs the physical shocks of the dancer's landings and gives it a softer feel. A dancer should never compromise or hold back because of a poorly constructed dance floor. What exactly makes one sprung floor better than another?

Philippine Allstars: Four Steps To Becoming Fitter Like Them Posted By : Joe Owens

Thu, 14 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400

Youve probably heard of them and if you dont, then where have you been all this time? In case you didnt know, the Philippine Allstars is the it group of Hip Hop dancers right now. Not only are they extremely talented, but their talents have a reaped a lot of awards from around the world. Case in point? Check out the Maximum Groovity II Hip Hop Open, where they placed 6th in the World.

Bollywood Dance Classes Posted By : Jennie Gandhi

Thu, 26 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500

Bollywood dances have gone through several modes and influences. This also relates to the type of films and changes that is influenced by the new age directors. There is more to the nuances and groove in the dance style as it is reflective about refreshing steps and ideas. Read this article to find out more.

What To Expect From Planet Love Festival Posted By : Frank K. Githinji

Tue, 18 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500

It has been ten years since the annual event called planet love started. Planet love is a yearly dance which takes place at Shannes castle in County Atrim. The Northern Irish dance and music festival is pretty popular and many come out just to be a part of the planet love.

Bollywood Dance School In The US Posted By : Anil Diwakar

Wed, 12 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500

Indian dance styles, especially Bollywood dances are a craze among the Indian youth and are increasingly becoming popular all over the world. Bollywood Dance Classes have been established in New York, Princeton, Pennsylvania and other cities.

Dances In India: The Celebration Of A Rich Culture Posted By : Sonal Arya

Fri, 13 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400

India is said to have the richest cultural heritage in all countries around the globe. This is due to the different communities that thrive under the same sky and the tolerance that they have for each other. There are a number of dances in India which are a part of different cultural groups and states as well. Different parts of the country have their dance form which is shared and enjoyed by the people of other communities as well.

Study Portuguese In Brazil And Learn To Dance Capoeira Posted By : Enrique Helmbrecht

Fri, 28 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400

Capoeira is a martial dance that dates back to the Brazilian slavery period. Don't miss the chance to learn these fascinating movements as you study Portuguese in Brazil.

Kerala Dance Forms Posted By : Dev Sri

Wed, 26 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400

Centuries old Kerala Dance Forms are noted for the variety, youthfulness and charm. Some Kerala dance forms like Kathakali is world renowned, and a dance form Koodiyattom is recognized by UNESCO as human heritage art. All Kerala dance forms and dance forms of India are based on the instructions of NatyaSastra, the science of acting, which can be attributed to Sire Bharata who lived some 20 centuries ago.

How to Treat Achilles Tendon Injuries in a Dancer Posted By : Lisa Howell

Mon, 10 Mar 2008 00:00:00 -0400

Problems in the Achilles tendon are common in dancers and it is a generally poorly understood injury in many dance circles. Lisa Howell in this article summarises the key steps to a successful rehabilitation programme, focusing on an eccentric loading principle. Predisposing factors to Achilles tendonopathy and advice about returning back to dancing are also mentioned. It is important to note that information given in this article is generalised in nature and must not be used to diagnose or treat any dancer or other person without the approval of a qualified medical professional.

Correct Activation And Use Of The Gluteal Muscles In A Dancer Posted By : Lisa Howell

Tue, 12 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500

It is often asked in regards to ballet training how hard the bottom muscles should be working. This article makes a distinction between the turn-out and gluteal muscles and endeavours to make clear when and when not the gluteal muscles should be activated when dancing. A test for the gluteal muscles is included. Correct use of these muscles will help you in everything from jumps, to your work en fondu, your arabesque line, your back, and even your flexibility into the splits.

Developing Strength and Improving the Height of Leg in a Developpe Posted By : Lisa Howell

Mon, 11 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500

Many dancers have amazing flexibility when stretching, but find it hard to use this when dancing, especially with a developpe. This article outlines a simple floor exercise aimed at increasing the height of you leg as well as building the strength to hold it in these positions.

How To Improve Your Flexibility Safely Into The Splits Posted By : Lisa Howell

Mon, 11 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500

Dancers are constantly striving for perfection and are as a result always trying to improve their flexibility. To improve flexibility stretching should be effective, efficient and safe. Lisa Howell offers some helpful hints and her own stretch programme to improve flexibility into the splits.

Why Do Dancers Often Get Growing Pains? Posted By : Lisa Howell

Mon, 11 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500

As a dancer goes through any period of growth, some pain and stiffness may be noticeable. Unfortunately as we grow, all the action takes place at the growth plates in our bones, and it does take some time for the muscles, ligaments and nerves to adjust to their new positions. This article explains the reason for growth pains and offers advice to those dancers who may be experiencing a decrease in flexibility.

Dealing with Bunions En Pointe Posted By : Lisa Howell

Tue, 05 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500

Many girls who start on pointe are scared that they will get bunions from doing pointe work. If a bunion is present it can cause real problems with fitting pointe shoes and dancing en pointe. Dance Physiotherapist Lisa Howell discusses the reality of dancing with bunions and offers practical solutions to working en pointe more comfortably.

How Ballet Dancers Can Avoid Common Foot Injuries Posted By : Lisa Howell

Tue, 05 Feb 2008 00:00:00 -0500

Many of the common foot injuries sustained by ballet dancers can be prevented, and treated, by the application of some basic knowledge about the structure of muscles in the feet. Specific strengthening of the different muscles can make a huge difference to a career in ballet, or any other dance discipline. This article discusses the causes and treatment of common dancers foot injuries.