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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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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Why the Argentine tango is the national dance?
Tango! Who does not know this gentle, romantic and at the same time incendiary and erotic dance. At school in the mid 50-ies we diligently tried to remember his simple…

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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.

How to take the first step towards an active lifestyle? Program "We drink water»
Anna Khilkevich and Ekaterina Volkova joined the BonAqua program "We drink water" in Moscow. Anna Khilkevich Intensive rhythm of life in the metropolis requires each person to think actively, to…

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What do you know about Irish dancing?
Standing "on a string" dancers with their hands pressed at the seams tap bizarre rhythms. Unusual, interesting, even fascinating. However, the world of Irish dance is much more than it…

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Why don't men dance?
Being engaged in several years of Latin American social dances, I noticed this feature: at any dance party for one partner there are at least two girls. What a mess.!…

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What do they teach dancing and martial arts?
Once I was sure that martial arts and dancing taught to beat the face of unconscious citizens, and then dance, as in Indian cinema. Now I can say that it…

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