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What is Contemporary Dance in the United States?

A guide to Contemporary Dance Anyone who is interested in dance has paid attention to contemporary dance. Dancers today follow this genre because it is versatile and it gives them an opportunity to explore an artistic side that other genres don't. In this article you'll learn about the history and origins, the different techniques and […]

10/20/20226 minutes reading time

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Why learn to dance Bachata?

A guide to learning to dance Bachata If you are someone who loves learning new skills and you are considering starting to learn how to dance, then we recommend you give bachata a try. This genre was born from a fusion between Spanish guitar music, indigenous Taino and Sub-Saharan African musical elements, and southwestern European […]

09/26/20227 minutes reading time

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Is Salsa Dance Popular in the US?

How popular is salsa dancing in the United States? Salsa dancing is a dancing style that originated in Latin American communities and became highly common in the region and even in the United States. This genre is characterized by its distinguishable upbeat rhythm and many other elements. For instance, it includes bell patterns, the son […]

08/18/20226 minutes reading time

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What Is African Dance?

All That You Need To Know About African Dance—A Detailed Outlook Sub-Saharan traditional African dances consist of various cultural distinctions in musical and movement forms. The Sub-Saharan African music traditions and Bantu rhythm-cultivation practices are always considered while studying these dances. Polyrhythm and whole body articulation are used in African dance. People learn social patterns […]

07/13/20227 minutes reading time

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What Is Kids Hip Hop?

All You Need To Know About Kids Hip Hop Lesson Wouldn't you agree that dance is a multi-faceted activity? Hip hop, For instance, is undoubtedly one of the most enjoyable music genres available. It offers each dancer a sense of accomplishment while also posing obstacles. Parents may be concerned about the outcome when bringing their […]

05/30/20227 minutes reading time

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A Career In Ballet

Career Roadmap: How To Become A Professional Ballet Dancer When you think of ballet, classical music, tutus, old traditions, and France comes to mind, right? Ballet is an established art form – originating in Italy long before it made its way to France. Given its history, it does make sense to learn ballet just to […]

02/17/20227 minutes reading time

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The History Of Breakdance

Breakdance 101: How It Began And How It Is Now What comes to your mind when you hear the word 'breakdance'? Do you envision hipsters breakdancing in a group under dim lights across walls full of graffiti art? Or do you think they'll be performing human-defying dance moves which require a lot of flexibility? Breakdance […]

02/16/20228 minutes reading time

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The history of flamenco dance

A guide to Flamenco dancing Flamenco is a type of Spanish traditional dance that originated in the Andalusian region (south of Spain) and with time it has evolved to different songs, styles, Palos, and movements. In this guide to flamenco, you will find information about the origins of the dance, what its elements symbolize, a […]

02/10/20227 minutes reading time

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Jazz Culture In The United States

A In-Depth Look Into America’s Jazz Culture Jazz is a well-renowned music genre that has left its mark in the racial and cultural history of the US. It is characterized by improvisation, syncopation, and a powerful regular rhythm. Typical instruments linked with jazz include woodwind, violin, piano, guitar, and brass. Regardless of the difference in […]

01/21/20227 minutes reading time

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Ballet Culture In The United States

A Guide To Ballet Dancing Were you inspired to learn ballet someday but were disillusioned by all the complex dance techniques involved? Well, it's time should grab your ballet shoes right away because we will be taking you through a trip through the history and culture of ballet dance and why you should start learning […]

01/18/20227 minutes reading time

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Ballet lessons in the USA

Becoming a ballerina in the United States The best way to search for lessons in New York City Searching for dancing classes and programs in New York City can be overwhelming because the city has so many different institutions and academies. Before you start searching, we recommend you define some factors regarding budget, location, quality, […]

11/23/20217 minutes reading time

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Becoming a choreographer in the USA

All You Need To Know About Becoming A Choreographer In America Ever wondered who creates the elaborate dance routines you see in music videos, musicals, and advertisements? It's choreographers who are responsible for this complex job. Dancing might look easy, but it's not, especially coming up with the routines on your own. Choreographers use their […]

08/23/20217 minutes reading time

Salsa Lessons in the USA

Have Fun Learning Salsa in the USA You can learn to dance salsa in the United States, Miami, Las Vegas, New York or even Los Angeles. How can you improve your dancing technique? To improve your dancing technique, you may need to get valuable help from a qualified tutor. There are many salsa dancing tutors […]

02/10/20216 minutes reading time

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Hip Hop Dance Classes In The USA

Here's All You Need To Know About Hip Hop Dance Lessons In The USA Not everyone is born with a sense of rhythm and movement. However, it's not hard to learn either, especially if you've been listening to hip hop music all your life. If so, look for hip hop dance lessons. These will help […]

01/18/20217 minutes reading time

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Salsa History: Essential Ingredients of Each Style

The Culture of Salsa is one of Passion and Flair This distinct genre of music is a mixed bag of sounds, traditions and people. Each one has its own individual background which carries with it a history of all that came before it. One must think of Salsa in the many levels that come together […]

01/18/20216 minutes reading time

How can you learn choreography?

How to Learn Choreography

The Guide to Remembering Choreography “Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” - Martha Graham More women dance than men. However, whether you’re a man or a woman, the first thing you need to do when you dance is learn a few steps. Dancing makes use of your kinesthetic memory through movement and repetition. […]

01/08/20206 minutes reading time

What do you have to wear for ballet?

The Clothes You Need for Dance Classes

How to Dress for a Ballet Class “The job of feet is walking, but their hobby is dancing.” - Amit Kalantri There are an estimated 17,000 dancers in the UK. With many different dance clubs and dance schools, you might be wondering if there’s anything, in particular, you’d need to wear to attend. Some dance […]

01/08/20206 minutes reading time

How children learn to dance?

Dancing for Children

Training Children In The Art Of Dance Dancing is a great way to socialize and break the ice. Whether to make new friends or to find a fun way to exercise, opting for dance classes is never a bad idea. And your options are countless! Ask your child if they are into ballet, tango, or […]

01/08/20206 minutes reading time

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A Guide to Finding Dance Classes

What You Need to Know When Starting Dance Lessons “Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” Martha Graham Dancing is more than moving around to the sound of some tunes, it is a creative form of expression that has hundreds of benefits. The art of dance is not only great exercise but also trains […]

09/13/20195 minutes reading time

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Find A Dance Class Near Me

Top US Dance Classes Are you in search of a good dance studio near you? Maybe you want to take a few drop-in classes or enroll at a ballet academy? If you want to learn to dance or just improve those already great dance moves, you’re in luck because there are several major cities throughout […]

04/06/20196 minutes reading time

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Losing Weight by Dancing

How Can You Lose Weight through Dance “Get into the habit of singing a tune. It will give you new life and fill you with joy. Get into the habit of dancing. It will displace depression and dispel hardship.” - Nachman of Breslov Are you planning on getting a flat stomach or losing a few […]

03/26/20197 minutes reading time

Where can you find couples' dance classes?

A Guide to Couple Dancing

The Couples’ Guide to Dancing “Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body.” - Martha Graham A study by the University of Sydney in Australia showed that dancing has a positive effect on our heart. That should be enough of a reason for most people. So why not dance as a couple? […]

07/17/20186 minutes reading time

How do you learn to dance?

A Guide to Dance for Beginners

How Do You Start Learning How to Dance? “Sport mightn’t make you live until you’re older, but it will make you live as if you were younger.” - Anonymous A lot of people are deciding to take up dancing as a sporting activity. It’s a great way to unwind and express your creativity on the […]

07/17/20186 minutes reading time

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What Are The Different Types of Dance?

What are Some of the Main Dance Genres? If you love watching musicals or you're always the first one on the dance floor, it sounds like you have a passion for dance. Is your mind blown watching professional dancers perform their intricate dance routines? Rock, salsa, hip-hop, classical, modern, Irish, tap, tango or mambo ... […]

05/14/201811 minutes reading time

Where can you get ballet lessons?

Everything You Need to Know about Ballet

The Guide to Ballet “Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” - Oprah Winfrey The above (without kicking off your shoes) is true for every style of dance and it’s especially true for ballet. When was the last time you really danced? Grab your […]

05/01/201810 minutes reading time

How can you learn to dance?

A Guide to Finding Dance Classes

How to Start Dancing Lessons Today! “Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.” - Martha Graham Lots of people in the UK have tried learning about dance at least once in their life and most people probably attended several dance classes when […]

04/26/20188 minutes reading time

A Beginners Guide to the World of Dance

Learn All About Dance! Ragga Dancehall, Kizomba, Rock 'n' Roll or the Lindy Hop... year over year, dance classes are getting fuller, in view of the diversity and the convivial atmosphere of those artistic lessons. To say nothing of the health benefits brought by dancing! As a couple, in a group or solo: there are […]

04/26/201812 minutes reading time

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Types of Dance from Across the Globe!

Travel Around the World with Different Dance Styles "Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body" - Martha Graham In the UK, you'll find a plethora of dance classes in classical, contemporary and modern dance at various schools and dance associations. However, there are dance styles from other cultures that not only […]

04/26/20187 minutes reading time

Dance is both an art form and a sport

Dance Training: How to Stretch and Improve your Flexibility

Dance Exercises to be a Better Dancer Dance, although a form of artistic expression, is first and foremost a sport. A sport that requires physical preparation before you start. Your muscles must be warmed up in order to work properly and to avoid damaging them. But preparation also involves stretching or relaxation exercises. The environment […]

04/26/20186 minutes reading time

Take Dance Lessons With a Private Tutor

Have you always wanted to learn how to dance the Salsa? What about the Tango? Or are you more interested in becoming a ballet dancer or swing dancer?

Whatever the dream, Superprof has multiple dancers ready to give you lessons to make it happen.

Do you want to learn a romantic dance for your wedding or be able to show off your skills on the dance floor? Tutors can tailor classes for every type of occasion.

From beginner to advanced, don’t be afraid to chase that dancer in you!

The Benefits of Dancing

Dancing is a great activity to improve your fitness!

There are many different types of dance so there’s bound to be one that suits your style or music taste. It’s also something you can do on your own as well as part of a group.

Dance is a cardiovascular exercise but it can also improve flexibility, coordination and muscle tone. What’s more, dance is also fun and the most expressive form of exercise.

From Beginner to Advanced

Whatever your level, dance is accessible to everyone. A private tutor can teach you the steps that match your skills and experience.

Finding the right tutor is important if you are more advanced in a certain type of dance but lessons can adapt to your specific style, too.

Classes can focus more on fitness dance, such as Zumba or Hip-Hop or be more technical in their approach; it all depends on your reason for dancing. But don’t forget to let loose and release your freestyle moves as well!

Dancing Can Make You More Creative

Learning new steps and different ways to move your body can bring out your creative side. Dance is very emotive and full of expression, helping your brain to think in new ways.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab those dancing shoes and getting dancing!