Belly dancing is an expressive dance form. Regardless of body sizes, belly dance is an art form that can imbibe the performer’s grace and beauty. This style of dancing is the perfect art form to help you get comfortable in your own skin. However, if you are looking for easy fixes, you will be in for a surprise. Learning to master the belly dance takes skill, dedication and lots of practice. This is especially true if you plan on using advanced techniques as well as props.
Running a dance studio in Cooper City is both fun and challenging. A lot of students come to us with the expectation that joining a dance class will change their entire life. This is very true. However, just as in real life, lasting change takes consistent effort. If you attend your dance class regularly and put in your hundred percent, here are some ways in which your life will change completely: Read more “5 Ways Joining a Dance Class Will Change Your Life”
“I am bored!” This is the dreaded phrase every parent hears as soon as the summer break approaches!
The first few days will be super busy because families go out for trips, beaches, and amusement parks. After a week, your child might get a monotonous feeling. In order to ward off mischief; it is essential to keep your child more active – and less bored! Read more “Five reasons to send your kids to Summer Dance Camp ”
As we continue onto our next legendary dancer who has been a shaker and a mover in the industry we turn to our Mr. Michael. Mr. Michael Littlefield teaches one of our most popular contemporary classes at Dancer’s Gallery in Cooper City, Florida. We asked Mr. Michael who his person was and after a few seconds he said Mia Michaels! He then procedded to tell us a few fun facts about the well know dancer, choreographer, judge, author etc. Everyone knows Mia Michaels mostly from her time on SYTYCD.
Who was the first person you remember seeing dance and suddenly found yourself in a complete trance? If you are a dancer, regardless what style, We are sure you have that one person that comes to mind that helped you realize you wanted to move and do what they were doing. For the next couple of Blogs we will be asking our instructors, staff and students “who is your person”? “What is it that you love about him/her? As students of dance, it is necessary to pay homage and honor to those that came before us. As we stand on their shoulders and acknowledge the sacrifices and struggles they have possibly endured in order to pave the way. Dancer’s Gallery Dance Studio in Cooper City thanks the following legends for being an example and setting the bar.
At Dancer’s Gallery our recital is the biggest even of the year for the school, like most dance schools. However, we can proudly say we vamp it up a bit! Of course, this adds more work for the owners and staff but the pay off is huge especially for the students to be a part of a production in which Dancer’s Gallery is becoming known locally of executing a bigger caliber of a “Recital” show. Read more “Recital-ing”
Hiplet is a new movement combining Ballet and Hip Hop. Although the movement is gaining popularity in the dance world especially in major metropolitan cities across the US. A large part of the dance community is not entirely convinced. We can’t help but to think about both sides of the argument of this uncommon union. Read more “HIPLET- YAY OR NAY?”
For those just starting out with their contemporary dance classes, you may have noticed that there are no established movement patterns or standardised movement trends! IT can be confusing as a beginner, especially if you are a kind of person who likes things to be organised, defined and tangible. It may seem haphazard to the untrained eye – but therein lies the beauty of contemporary dance.
If you are a beginner, even the most basic belly dancing steps can be a huge obstacle to learn. Looking at the perfect shimmies of advanced dancers or your instructors can make you feel even less confident in your own skills. Mastering a basic shimmy is a matter of confidence and practice. Although this is an activity that requires time, practice and patience, we have a few expert tips from our experienced instructors to you can do to improve your shimmy Read more “Quick tips for belly dancing: How to improve your shimmy”
Dancing has always held its place in the hearts of those who love the arts, and ballet has proven even more resilient, standing the test of time and changing cultures. This elegant dance form may seem relatively simple to an initial onlooker, but takes years of practice to master. Most ballet dancers spend hours each day with Ballet Dance Classes, striving to reach much-coveted levels of perfection. With its history of over 500 years, there is much more to this dance form than meets the naked eye. Read more “Ballet Dancing: Facts & Ideas”