Tarantella. How does it sound in modern culture?
The Italians themselves write that no self-respecting Italian wedding or other holiday is complete without a Tarantella. But Tarantella is now a whole group of dances, differently called in different…

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Song + dance. How Korean dance "Gangnam Style" broke YouTube counter?
The very title of the song "Gangnam Style" — refers to the Gangnam district in South-Eastern Seoul. About this most densely populated and prosperous area, the author of the song…

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How to use the healing power of expressive arts?
Creativity helps to find harmony with yourself and others. Natalie Rogers — the daughter of the most influential American psychologist Carl Rogers, continues the work of his father, using a…

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Tarantella. What legends are associated with it?

A dance shrouded in mystery. Dance, which became a symbol. At the same time — absolutely alive — everyone can dance, do it with pleasure on holidays and even hold special festivals. All this Tarantella, which is associated with curious legends. Main legend the history of the dance, States that from the 14th to the 15th century in southern Italy was a strange epidemic of tarantism. And what is interesting: only women and only commoners were bitten. No sick high-born lady or, rather, “Donna” or Signora was recorded. On the one hand, it is clear. The rich aristocrat-lady in the field do not go, do not collect the harvest. Continue reading

What is dangerous dancing in unfamiliar terrain?
During my cloudless childhood and radiant youth summer camps were quite popular. Pioneer there, labor camps and recreation, sports and recreation. Probably, there are no people among my generation who…

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Who is available Pole dance? Part 2
As a rule, people think that Pole dance is very difficult. You have to be strong, you have to be flexible, you have to be graceful. All you really need…

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Instructions: how to translate the promises of Latin Americans?
The popularity of Latin American dances has long been gaining momentum in Russia, especially in Moscow. After all, these dances are positive, a distraction from the routine, transferred to the…

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Social dance. What is bachata?
In recent years, in large and small cities were clubs for social dancing. What is social dancing? In fact — "people". Dance not for dance but for fun. No competitions,…

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