Gymnastics is a sport, AcroDance is an art form.
Acrobatics and gymnastics are very different. One cannot substitute for the other. Dance students should never attend external gymnastics classes to get additional outside training to practice their skills. Please read this article with your budding acro dancer to help them understand the differences.
Acro vs. Gymnastics: What’s the Difference?
Article sourced from acrodanceteachersassociation.com
Feature Article from Stepnout Performing Arts
I found this behind the scenes video of The Australian Ballet and The Wiggles and thought it would be wonderful for our budding ballet dancers and Wiggles fans to enjoy. There is a DVD on the way that could be a wonderful Birthday gift or stocking filler. Happy watching!
Video sourced from australianballet.com.au/tv
“In dance, the basic elements of humanity combine in a natural way.”
Hanna Poikonens’ doctoral dissertation developed methods for understanding the processes that dance generates in the cortex. I know that doesn’t sound overly enticing but she has made some very interesting findings about dance.
Take a few minutes to read this article and find out just what a dancers brain is doing.
Article by Hanna Poikonen sourced from helsinki.fi/en
Feature image is Sarah Kronawittleithner sourced from website