Song + dance. How Korean dance "Gangnam Style" broke YouTube counter?
The very title of the song "Gangnam Style" — refers to the Gangnam district in South-Eastern Seoul. About this most densely populated and prosperous area, the author of the song…

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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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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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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

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 mental and physical performance seriously impairs the quality of life of the elderly and the elderly. In the worst case, at first subtle troubles over the years bring more suffering and can develop into Alzheimer’s disease. Science cannot yet offer a panacea that can restore youth. However, many studies have come to a clear conclusion: regular exercise slows down negative processes, affecting the hippocampus — the area of the brain that controls memory, learning, balance and spatial orientation. Continue reading

World dance day. How it is celebrated?
Songs and dances — is this how the modern world dance day is celebrated? How now to be — to go to a club with friends or still go to…

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How to choose your fitness? Live dancing!
Sport is irrevocably part of our lives. More and more people from small to large begin to dance, go to the gym, swim and engage in other physically active activities.…

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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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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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