ELEMENTS OF BOLLYWOOD DANCE

ELEMENTS OF BOLLYWOOD DANCE

Bollywood is constantly changing and evolving into a dynamic dance form. Gone are the days where Bollywood dance could be defined by a boy and a girl running around a tree. Bollywood today is so much more… There are various elements in Bollywood, common to those in other dance forms. These are time, space & energy. In terms of the element of time, Bollywood Dance is extremely rhythmic and defined by the structure of the music. One usually sees strong accents and repeating patterns of movement. Space can be utilized in various ways in terms of direction, level, size of...

BASIC BALLET WARM- UP EXERCISES

BASIC BALLET WARM- UP EXERCISES

Warming up and stretching should be the first thing a dancers does when entering a studio, whether it’s for a one-hour class or five hour rehearsal. A thorough warm-up will not only help to prevent injuries, but will also help to prevent long-term wear and tear on the joints and muscles. Although the barre work is intended to help warm up the body, dancers should warm up before class even starts. Arrive at least 15 minutes before class starts to give yourself enough time to be properly warmed up. A Cardio Jolt Many athletes, including dancers, use stretching as a...

13 MOST FAMOUS HIP- HOP DANCERS ONE MUST BE FAN OF

13 MOST FAMOUS HIP- HOP DANCERS ONE MUST BE FAN OF

Old School Dancers Michael Jackson Michael Jackson is highly regarded as the King of Pop, however, a lot of his dance moves find their origin in hip-hop dance. He married hip-hop dance styles with funk, soul and electric boogaloo to create a unique blend of pop, and hip-hop worthy dance. His style is revered worldwide for its uniqueness and fashion. Run-DMC For you younger readers this name may not even ring a bell. Run-DMC was a product of the 80’s and they were the ultimate hip-hop group equipped with timeless hip-hop moves. Aaliyah Aaliayah was a famous hip-hop and pop...

ELEMENTS OF ARGENTINA TANGO

ELEMENTS OF ARGENTINA TANGO

1 .Embrace A striking difference between Argentine tango and ballroom tango is in the shape and feel of the embrace. Ballroom technique dictates that partners arch their upper bodies away from each other, while maintaining contact at the hip, in an offset frame. OPEN ENTRANCE            CLOSE ENTRANCE In Argentine tango, it is nearly the opposite: the dancers’ chests are closer to each other than are their hips, and often there is contact at about the level of the chest (the contact point differing, depending on the height of the leader and the closeness of the embrace). In close embrace, the...

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SALSA

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SALSA

So , if you are planning to start understanding how to dance salsa, you must keep in mind a couple of things before you start.   1 . Beauty is one of the top things that is required in salsa dancing, if you want to improve your dancing abilities, learn to move elegantly. This can be done by researching on the web with regard to self-improvement tips and videos you might as well begin by practicing walking around within very high heels until you obtain comfortable moving in it.   2 . Also, you can further assist yourself by practicing...

ALL YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT ZUMBA

ALL YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT ZUMBA

So, you may have heard about Zumba or you might be wondering what the heck it is. Zumba is a giant party. In class, you spend the entire time dancing and it’s easy to forget that you’re actually working out, burning a crazy amount of calories and blasting fat. Zumba: Zumba is an aerobics fitness program that was created primarily by Beto Perez. Zumba originated in Columbia in the 1990s, when Beto forgot a CD for his aerobics class. He used one of his personal CDs (traditional Latin music) and taught a dance-style aerobics class on the spot. Zumba was...

Top 10 Health Benefits of Zumba

Top 10 Health Benefits of Zumba

Workouts don’t have to be a chore. In fact, workouts don’t have to feel like workouts at all. With Zumba, a workout isn’t even a workout: it’s a fun, social dance party – with exercise being the biggest perk! The music is fast, upbeat and contagious, so you can’t help but keep moving. And since it takes place in a group setting, Zumba is by far one of the best ways to get your friends in on your “exercise routine.”   1.Calorie and fat burning: At its core, Zumba classes provide a large calorie burn through aerobic activity done with interval...

SOME AMAZING DANCE FORMS FROM A – Z

Here in The Dance club India we teach some of these amazing and classic dance forms. A wide variety of dance forms are there and one must learn the dance of their interest. This video gives you a Glimpse of what and how these dance form Look like. Dance is fun and built up once confidence. So, what are you waiting for get yourself enrolled today with The Dance Club India. Ranging from – Argentina Tango to Zumba!

5 GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN SALSA

5 GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN SALSA

Dancing the salsa gives you the chance to take yourself away from the world for a while and here are ten more good reasons why you should take up lessons and learn the salsa: 1. Salsa is a great way to make new friends Salsa dancing has become a social phenomenon and taking salsa lessons is a great way to meet new people.  It’s the perfect ice breaker and, in most lessons, you will switch partners frequently, so you will get the chance to make lots of new friends. 2. Salsa Dance improves your confidence As you learn to master...

5 Friendly Yoga Poses That Will Open Hearts and Minds

5 Friendly Yoga Poses That Will Open Hearts and Minds

These heart-opening exercises are especially beneficial for kids and adults who spend the majority of their day slouched in desks at school and work or with their heads bent over screens and books. These exercises take only minutes and will help improve posture and release back and neck tension as well as create an openness in your body and mind. Cat to Cow Pose: Begin on your hands and knees. Next round your back and tuck your chin into your chest as if you are a cat. Then look up, arch your back and open your chest into Cow Pose....