We’re hoping to make this into a dance and fitness resource, with lots of really interesting content soon. Bear with us and we’ll be up and running in no time at all. Here’s a taster of what’s to come:
Zumba Guide: The dance fitness programme introduced by Albert Perez, that incorporates a wide range of different dance disciplines. These include, but are not limited to, hip-hop, social, samba. mamba, martial arts and belly dancing. Also included are numerous aerobic exercise activities like squatting and lunging. It’s fast becoming one of the world’s biggest dance crazes due to its unique and quirky take on a collection of classic styles.
Charleston: This now-obscure dance style that experienced a period of high vogue in the 1920s is one of the easiest to master. It’s very simple to pick up the basic moves and can be incredibly rewarding, and fun, to do! There’s also a range of fitness benefits. It’s well worth picking up and you’ll have all the tools you need to use it for your benefit! The basic discipline involves a jump-like movement to a regular beat. You really can pick it up in minutes.
Tai Chi: This is actually a form of dance. Often associated exclusively with martial arts, many of the movements involved in this particular discipline place it firmly in the realm of dance. There’ll be lots on this.
Ballet: The old classic. There’ll be some fitness-maximising moves for you to take home on this. Although, an incredibly complex style there’s some practical basics that you can use to increase your overall fitness.
Waltz: The old time classic that involves rhythmical, relatively slow, movements across the dance floor.
Copeira: This is an old Brazilian form of martial art that utilizes both dance and music in combination to create a high-agility form of movement that has incredible health benefits when practiced continuously.
Tango: This passionate South-American dance has actually been backed up, in terms of health benefit, by numerous scientific studies. Learning and practicing it can be one of the most beneficial things, in terms of your health, that you can do.