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Choosing a Dance Style

If you are thinking about trying to learn how to dance, there are several different styles to choose from. Dancing is a great form of exercise and can be a lot of fun. It is also a great way to meet new people and a way to challenge your body. Whatever you reason for learning […]

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Belly Dancing Music

Music plays such an important role in all types of dance. The right music can help make a belly dance performance the best. Different instruments can combine to make a perfect beat that allows the dancer to move and feel the music. The music type should give the feeling of oneness between the song and […]

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Pointe Shoes

Pointe shoes are a special kind of ballet shoe that is used by advanced dancers who perform pointework. Pointe shoes help make a ballerina look weightless when they are dancing. They make it look like the dancer is dancing on the tips of their toes effortlessly. When most people see dancers dance en pointe, they […]

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Are You Ready for Pointe?

A major milestone for any ballerina is to able to dance “en pointe” or on pointe. Dancing on pointe means to dance on your toes. But this requires tremendous strength of the legs and feet. Most ballet teachers will have strict requirements for their dancers that want to start dancing pointe. How can you be […]

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Belly Dancing

Belly dancing is one of the oldest social dances in the world. It originated in North Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. It is a dance that allows one to express their personal creativity, while getting in a great amount of exercise. The best known moves in this dance are the movements done by the […]

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Flamenco Dance

Flamenco dance, also known as baile, is a form of Spanish dance. It can be a very expensive and difficult form of dance. This is a solo dance that contains hand clapping, percussive footwork, and intricate hand, arm, and body movements. Flamenco Technique The dance comes from the Indian, Arabic, and Spanish cultures. The most […]

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Swing Dance

Swing dancing is one of the most lively styles of dance out there. It is a dance that normally involves lifts, spins and flips. This is a dance that is a favorite among social dancers of all ages. Swing Style Swing dancers are easy to spot on a dance floor, because they are usually the […]

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Modern Dance

Modern dance began in the early 20th century. This dance style centers around the dancer’s inner feelings. Instead of the structured steps in other dances, modern dance consists of the dancer’s interpretations. Modern dance rejects the limitations of classical ballet and favor movements that express their inner feelings. In the 1900’s, European dancers shied away […]

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