YOUR FIRST WEDDING DANCE IN 6 SIMPLE STEPS
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YOUR FIRST WEDDING DANCE IN 6 SIMPLE STEPS

If you don’t have time to take dance lessons before your big day, check out these 6 simple steps that help you DIY your first dance! 1. CHOOSE A DANCEABLE SONG Whether you have a special song or not, it is important to make sure the song you choose for your first dance is “danceable”...

Why Michael Jackson danced like no one else?
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Why Michael Jackson danced like no one else?

The way people move is as unique as their DNA — indeed, it is their DNA in action, living proof of their singularity. But most dancers have to give it up to become professionals, to lose themselves in the style of a school, a choreographer, a company, an image of unanimity. Not Michael Jackson. It...

8 Hip-Hop Dance Competitions You And Your Crew Should Be Joining
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8 Hip-Hop Dance Competitions You And Your Crew Should Be Joining

1. HIP HOP INTERNATIONAL (HHI) San Diego Arguably the most popular dance competition in the world, Hip Hop International started way back in 2002 with two categories: World Battles and World Hip Hop Dance Championship. Moreover, there are four divisions in the latter category: junior, varsity, adult, and mega crew. Aside from this, Hip Hop...

THE MOST CLASSY FORM OF DANCING ON STREETS
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THE MOST CLASSY FORM OF DANCING ON STREETS

Hip-hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, and popping which were created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States. The television show Soul Train and...

5 REASONS TO LOVE BALLROOM DANCING
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5 REASONS TO LOVE BALLROOM DANCING

REASON 1– THE MUSIC Ballroom and latin dance music is quite simply fabulous and it makes you want to dance. I defy anyone to listen to ‘Shout It Feel It’ by the Count Basie Orchestra and not want to at least tap their feet! Dancing aside there has been a resurgence in interest in jazz and...

The 5 Biggest Myths About Stretching
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The 5 Biggest Myths About Stretching

Used to getting loose and limber before going on a run? It may be time to think twice about reaching for those toes. There’s a good chance we’re stretching out the wrong way or for the wrong reasons. It’s time to debunk the biggest stretching myths, so we can bend, flex, and stretch— the right...

DOES POINTE WORK HURTS IN BALLET?
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DOES POINTE WORK HURTS IN BALLET?

While pointe work is not exactly like wearing slippers, it should not be painful for the beginner. There are a few reasons why dancers may get pain en pointe, and each can be easily corrected. If you are strong, have well fitting shoes, and are sensible with how long you are in the shoes, pain...

BALLROOM DANCE STEPS FOR BEGINNERS
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BALLROOM DANCE STEPS FOR BEGINNERS

Ballroom dance is a set of partner dances, which are enjoyed both socially and competitively around the world. Because of its performance and entertainment aspects, ballroom dance is also widely enjoyed on stage, film, and television. Ballroom dance may refer, at its widest definition, to almost any type of partner dancing as recreation. However, with...

WHY DANCERS NEED PILATES?
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WHY DANCERS NEED PILATES?

Alignment is essential for dancers to achieve strength, flexibility, coordination, weight placement and injury prevention. Dancing is fast-paced and there is a lot of pressure placed on dancers to be perfect. Therefore dancers will often ignore pains without noticing that they are developing injuries that could take them off the dance floor for a long...

ELEMENTS OF BOLLYWOOD DANCE
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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 &...