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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Contemp for children
Recently, all become popular contemporary dance, and this applies to all – from small to large. And if you want to instill in your child a love of beautiful movements,…

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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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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 children. It’s hard to believe, but the performance of the “Dance of little ducklings” — a constant attribute of the beer festival “Oktoberfest”, wherever it took place — in Munich or Oklahoma. a scan of the album art And it all started with a fun simple song that many still consider the origin of the popular French or Austrian folk… In fact, she is the author of Swiss accordion player Werner Thomas. The melody of the future hit he wrote back in 1957 — that’s just a hit it was not immediately. In 1963, Werner invented for his performances funny “Der Ententanz” (“Duck Dance”). But no text, no record yet. Continue reading

Features of Russian hip-hop

Hip-hop emerged as a way of self-expression. For the first time, this movement touched upon social problems: protest against injustice, domination of money and corruption. It is precisely because of these reasons, this area must be free not only of movement and tricks, but also the clothing of the performers.

The main thing here is the quality and Stepan. Any dance can be adapted to hip-hop, you just need to adjust it to the desired pace and add a “groove”. What is groove? This is your perception of music, this is your melody that sounds inside you according to the beat. It can manifest itself in the quality or rhythmic squats, or just nodding to the beat of the music, but it needs to be. Continue reading

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 movements, listening to the enchanting melody. Then we were recommended, in addition to Russian folk or famous ballroom, dance only waltz and tango, considering everything else bad taste, planted decaying West. The source of Course, the tango that we were learning and trying to reproduce was the most chaste and innocent of all the tango in the world. Then anybody and in a head could not come that you can hug and squeeze around the girl. The classic pose of the male hand on the waist of the partner, it also on the shoulder of the leader, two free hands are joined and extended forward or bent. Continue reading

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…

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How to stay in good physical shape: can we dance?
Movement is life! It is very important to pay attention to your health and lead an active lifestyle. As in everything, the main thing — to find something for everyone.…

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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…

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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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