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Ballet Tights

When starting to take a ballet dance class, one of the first things you will get is a leotard to wear while dancing. You will also need to get tights that are worn under the leotard. They need to fit snugly on the legs. This will give a dancer a neat and tidy appearance as […]

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How to Get Started in Break-Dancing

Break-dancing can be a difficult dance to learn and master. Like most dances, it takes a lot of practice along with trial and error. If trying to learn at home, these are a few tips to help you get going. There are many examples of different breakdances on the internet that can be used to […]

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Break-Dancing History

Breakdance gets its start in the early 1970’s. It is one of the oldest forms of all the hip hop dances. It is a big part of the hip hop culture. It was developed in the South Bronx area of New York. Early Break-dancing A key influence for breakdance, were the moves of James Brown […]

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Guide to Ballet for Parents and Kids

Learning the art of ballet can have many positive benefits for children. Ballet lessons can help foster a positive self image for girls and boys. They will learn skill, grace, poise, self discipline and self confidence. If a young person wants to become a skilled ballerina, they will have to put a lot of effort […]

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Irish Dancing

Irish dancing is a traditional dance that includes social and performance opportunities. There can be solo, pair or group dances. The best known form of dance is step-dancing, made popular by the show known as “Riverdance”. However, there are many different dances included in Irish dancing and is performed by the young and the old. […]

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Healthy Diet for Dancers

The key to maintaining the energy to become a great dancer is to follow a healthy diet. Your body will perform at its best when it  has the proper fuel. Because dancing requires a lot of energy, dancers will consume a lot of calories during a dance class. A healthy diet should include a balance […]

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