Song + dance. Is it hard to dance to "Macarena" and "Ketchup Song"?
To repeat the success of "the thing" — a song and dance in one bottle — was only by the mid-1990s. In many features, history repeated itself — again it…

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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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Costumes for Oriental dance
The outfit plays the same important role in the dance as the technique of its execution. Because it is important to pay special attention to the suit. For example, the…

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Monthly Archives: October 2018

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.! In this article I decided to react to you, dear men, to be a little bolder and more resolute. Marcin Sylwia Ciesielski, Shutterstock.com first I want to tell you what social dancing. If the name confused you, I hasten to reassure — it does not hurt and even very nice. Social most often are pair dances which are engaged not for competitions, and for rest and an exchange of positive emotions. Age and training are irrelevant is to learn, anyone can, it would wish! The main feature of this type of dance is the constant change of dance partners. Continue reading

Argentine tango. How did it start?

Argentine tango is perhaps one of the most mysterious and enchanting dances of our time. It is not just a dance — it is a concentrated passion that is available to everyone. And today we will consider the main hypotheses and versions of how this sultry dance was born. Toniflap Shutterstock.com so, let’s start… Why Argentina? In the mid-19th century, the country experienced an unprecedented economic recovery. But the lack of manpower significantly hinders the development process. To attract the flow of labor immigrants, various benefits are introduced… and the result is not long in coming — there are those who want to earn. They were mostly young men from Italy, Spain, Poland and Germany. Continue reading

Benefits of dance for older people?
Our mental and physical abilities inevitably deteriorate with age. How to deal with this phenomenon? Researchers have found that brain aging slows down exercise, especially dancing. Photo: Depositphotos Decrease in…

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Song + dance. What is the history of "the chicken Dance"?
Almost all Soviet children of the 1980s knew this dance. He has long been a constant favorite at the kindergarten matinees and pioneer camps. Abroad, adults did not lag behind…

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Song + dance. Is it hard to dance to "Macarena" and "Ketchup Song"?
To repeat the success of "the thing" — a song and dance in one bottle — was only by the mid-1990s. In many features, history repeated itself — again it…

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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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