Month: April 2019

Acro vs. Gymnastics: What’s the Difference?

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?

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Feature Article from Stepnout Performing Arts

A dan­cer’s brain de­vel­ops in a unique way

“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.



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Feature image is Sarah Kronawittleithner sourced from website

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