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 &...

BASIC BALLET WARM- UP EXERCISES
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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...

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

ELEMENTS OF ARGENTINA TANGO
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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:...

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SALSA
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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...

ALL YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT ZUMBA
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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...