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…

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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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What is Zumba fitness and how does it help to lose weight?
Recently the phrase Zumba-fitness at all on hearing. And it is natural — it is difficult not to mention in conversation with the girlfriend about the new technique capable for…

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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, judges, medals and prizes. One of the popular areas of social dance is bachata. Alexander Shadrin, Shutterstock.com the Formation of Bachata is a musical genre and form of dance originally from the Dominican Republic. It is believed that its origin occurred in the 30s of the last century. Active development was in the middle of the last century. For a long time bachata was considered the music of the poor: at parties that were held just on the street or in the courtyards of houses, danced to songs about unrequited love and the problems of the poor. Refined nobility did not recognize the “low genre”. Continue reading

Performance “MP3. Ravel.» How to show love in dance?

Alla Sigalova — choreographer and teacher. She performed the production with the students of the Moscow art theater School, creating a unique plastic-dramatic performance without words. Through choreography and stage movement, the actors expressed on stage the strongest human feelings — passion, affection, eroticism and love. — What turns me on in this work? — said Alla. — I am always excited by talented people, and this course is very special. This work is an experience of self-knowledge, psychological abilities and emotional resources. You thought, that you can only whisper about love, and it turns out — can yelling, severing; and jangling in blood. Performers — students of School-Studio of MKHAT (course Igor ‘ zolotovitskiy and Sergei Zemtsov) Continue reading

The history of jazz-funk dance

One of the youngest and most successful styles in terms of Commerce is jazz-funk. It was born in America only at the beginning of the XXI century, and in this short period of time has become a leading type of dance in the world of show business. The founders of this direction are three choreographers – Bobby Newberry, Brian Friedman and Kevin Mayer, who showed the world how beautifully and harmoniously to mix the basic movements of hip-hop, jazz dance and other styles, using a gentle manner of performance, while adding plasticity and dynamism. Predecessors of this style are waking and waging that emerged among Latin American artists. Continue reading

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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"Holy Spring." As shown by the pagan Russia Stravinsky, Roerich and Nijinsky?
Still flying in space American ship "Voyager". Bears he records music. And along with the music of Is Bach on Board the spacecraft is a recording of the music of…

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What dance to learn?
Dance is, first of all, a perception of the world. How you feel the surrounding space, how you perceive the flow of information — and how you are aware of…

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Song + dance. As "the Thing" conquered the world?
It so happens that a particular song and a particular dance form an inseparable link in our head, like "Marx-Engels" or "Dolce Gabbana". Moreover, sometimes the dance is invented from…

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