Archive | July 2014

Why Dance?

teacher and ballet student

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Dancer develops in more ways than one can imagine.  A dancer develops  physically, artisticallyintellectually and emotionally.

 

And also Dancers develop socially, as they build relationships with in their studio. They join an artistic family. Within that family they will develop friendships and nurture a passion for the arts.

 

While having fun, dancers gain many benefits.

 

Dance is…

 

Physical Which involves….

  •     Balance
  •     Coordination
  •     Athleticism
  •     Correct posture
  •     Alignment
  •     Strength
  •     Flexibility
  •     Kinesthetic awareness

Artistic The dancer achieves…..

  •      Creativity
  •      Self expression
  •      Communication
  •      Aesthetic awareness
  •      Musicality

Intellectual Dancers develop…..

  •      Critical thinking skills
  •      Problem solving
  •      Time management
  •      Concentration
  •      Focus
  •      Self-discipline

Emotional A dancer gains…..

  •      Confidence
  •      Commitment
  •      Determination
  •      Self-respect
  •      Joy
  •      Excitement

In future posts I wish to elaborate on each of these topics, beginning with Posture and the necessary component – balance… And this is why we dance……

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