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Contemporary dance

What is contemporary dance?

Contemporary dance,unlike classical dance, is an expressive form of the body based on free movements and improvisation. The distinctive character of contemporary dance lies in the alternation between the force of movement and the release and the importance of the awareness of each gesture.

The steps of contemporary dance leave full creative and stylistic freedom,the dancer becomes a choreographer of himself and the whole thing revolves around his ability to improvise.

Also in this discipline, as for classical ballet, it is important to develop a capacity for control over the legs,the use of openings and all other fundamental characteristics for a dancer.

Classes are held inside the dance school by trained teachers, always start with a warm-up that includes stretching, technique and coordination exercises.

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The benefits of contemporary dance

Contemporary dance has several benefits on the body and mind, it is an aerobic training that allows you to increase power and endurance and improve breathing.

Practicing this discipline strengthens the abdominal muscles, regulates the heart rate and fully trains the body making it much more flexible and toned.

In addition, the hard training you are undergoing, makes contemporary dance ideal even for those who want to lose weight and shape some specific areas, working on the body in an alternative way to classic fitness workouts.

Also benefits for the mind. Dancing increases energy and positivity, promotes socialization especially in children, who manage to integrate better into the various groups. In adults, dancing reinforces interrelations.

Frequently asked questions

Contemporary dance is aimed at everyone, even beginners who want to approach this discipline to work in an alternative way on their body and acquire new skills of coordination, sense of rhythm and self-expression. The duration of the lesson is 50 minutes.

Circuit training can last from 20-30 minutes to 50-60 minutes.

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