The history of Contemporary dance
Contemp refer to modern dance movements. Due to the plasticity of movements, heart warmth and sensuality, it is also called the “dance of the soul”.
Many experts say that this dance trend originated in the middle of the last century in the United States. There is also an opinion that its homeland is Central Europe. However, as a result of a more detailed study of this issue, it becomes clear that the history of contemporary dance has deeper historical roots.
There is an opinion about the Eastern roots of the current. A confirmation statement of each movement on your breathing. For this reason, contempo dance is considered the heir of various Oriental techniques, the main of which are yoga and tai Chi.
Today it has become so popular that it is found everywhere. Interesting is the fact that in choreography the best way intertwine various Western dance currents and teachings aimed at full control of your body.
Today, in every movement of dancers you can see elements of jazz, modern, folk and pop dances, as well as classical ballet school. With regard to the Eastern influences, the most noticeable impact of the different types of martial arts. An important feature of this dance – improvisation, which allows you to move not only the body but also the soul.
Contemporary is a direct manifestation of the spiritual and heart impulses of man. It is a dance of freedom that does not recognize the strict norms of choreographic art. That is why the performances made in this style of performance are always popular among connoisseurs of beauty all over the world.