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20 Essential Items to Pack in Your Dance Bag

25 Jun
2019

Water & Dancer Health

We all know we should drink more water, but do we? As dancers, we are athletes and it is important to keep our bodies in the best condition possible. One of the major factors of body health is water consumption. We can’t expect to have the strength and energy we need,

15 Apr
2019

Long Sword dance

The Long Sword dance is related to the  rapper  sword dance of Northumbria, but the character is fundamentally different as it uses rigid metal or wooden swords, rather than the flexible spring steel rappers used by its northern relation Although Long Sword dances are found scattered all over Yorkshire, there are particular concentrations

15 Apr
2019

THE HISTORY OF DANCE THROUGH THE YEARS

Martha Graham once said, “Dance is the hidden language of the soul and of the body.” And that, my friend, would be utterly true. Watch any professional dancer on the stage and you’ll see how much passion and dedication are portrayed as the dancer gets lost in the music and rhythm. Although

25 Mar
2019

Finding the Beat of Music

Finding the beat of the music can be a difficult task for new dancers. In fact, a common concern of people who think they can’t dance is that they have “no rhythm.” Anyone can have rhythm, however. If you have no background in dance or music, you simply may have never

24 Mar
2019

Why is dance considered an art?

Dance is an art because with dance you are able to tell a story without using your mouth. Through your choreography and your facial expressions you are able to completely change yourself into another character. … Clearly dance is very unique activity because it can be classified as both a sport and an art

24 Mar
2019

TIPS FOR CONQUERING STAGE FRIGHT

There comes a time in every dancer’s life when they will need to perform on stage. But it’s not always an easy task for some. The stomach knots, butterflies, and anxiety can all feel like too much to handle sometimes. So how do you overcome your fear? Here are seven