CONTEMPORARY DANCE CLASSES
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Contemporary dance classes are a great way to exercise. The improvised nature of contemporary dancing involves fluidity of movement, whilst minimising the physical stress normally caused by dancing. This style of dance allows you to translate meaning through movement and really allows you to interpret the music.
Contemporary dance was developed in the early 20th century as a reaction against the formalised and rigid techniques of ballet. Contemporary Dance offers a range of techniques and styles used in modern choreography.
The contemporary dance technique offers a wider range than conventional dance styles. This style of dance often involves a great deal of playing with balance, floorwork, fall and recovery, and improvisation. Use the search form to find a local contemporary dance class near you.
WHAT IS CONTEMPORARY DANCE AND WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND A CONTEMPORARY DANCE CLASS?
Contemporary dance is versatile and can be accompanied by almost any style of music. It can be combined with other dance forms to develop new and organic styles of movement.
Contemporary dance classes are modern, effervescent and allow students to push the boundaries of the conventions of dance. Levels range from beginners to advanced and contemporary dance is perfect for anyone and everyone.
It is great for dance beginners as it promotes the use of the natural posture and alignment of the body, making it easy and safe to learn. Contemporary dancing styles aim to highlight the ease of movement gained by using the body's natural lines and energy.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND A BALLET CLASS?
Ballet classes are particularly suited to younger children purely due to the length of time needed to develop the balance, co-ordination and understanding of the dance.
Therefore, Ballet classes are popular with children in particular. Traditionally girls attend classes, although boys are now increasing in number. You never know...you could be the next Billy Elliot!
Adult Ballet classes usually start with beginners through to different levels of difficulty. So if you are just starting out then this is not a problem and you will be put in a class with the people of the same capabilities as you.
To find a Ballet teacher or Ballet school use the search on this page. They will advise you as to the most suitable Ballet classes for you.
HOW DO I CHOOSE A CONTEMPORARY DANCE CLASS?
Use the search on this page and choose Contemporary dance classes. This will bring up a list of suitable contemporary dance teachers, dance studios or dance schools near you.
If you are enrolling children make sure they have the necessary accreditation.