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Children`s dances

in Ancient Greece believed that in the course of training such disciplines as music and dances are not less important, than the exact sciences. Teachers of that time were firmly convinced that formation of the creative, harmoniously developed personality requires broad education.

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at the beginning of the 20th century in the concept. The Swiss composer and the teacher Emil Jacque Dalkroz developed system musically - rhythmic education which still is one of the most known and popular techniques of music education in the world. Dalkroz fairly believed that by means of communication with music and dance children learn to learn the world and themselves, and occupations by dances not only develop musicality, but also help to cultivate attention, will and skill to communicate. It is proved also by recently conducted researches of the American scientists who confirmed that the children taking dancing classes are ahead of the peers in development and try to obtain great success in study.


If at your child developed feeling of a rhythm, ear for music and if it at the same time is mobile, emotional and artistic, you will not be mistaken with the choice if determine it on occupations by children`s dances. Today there is a set of various schools, sections and circles in which children are trained in various dancing directions. Modern sports clubs and fitness - the centers also offer a set of interesting programs, from ballet choreography before club dance. Occupations in sports club are especially convenient that it is possible to be engaged in all family there, at the same time both children, and their parents can choose to themselves work to liking.

to define the child in dancing group, it is necessary to have a clear idea of each of the directions offered in club.

On occupations by rhythmics, choreography and plastic gymnastics children learn to coordinate the movements, to develop flexibility and plasticity, study the main positions and provisions of hands and legs in dance. Occupation can include elements of rhythmic gymnastics, extension and relaxation exercise. Rhythmics promotes formation of a correct posture and strengthening of muscles of a back, improvement of mobility of joints. Besides, rhythmics helps to develop such natural physical data as an extension, a jump, rise, flexibility and even artistry as process of training will include studying of simple dancing movements and statement of small choreographic compositions.

the Dancing lesson under the name “fate-N-a beater“ trains children in elements of sports dances, will help to develop physical qualities, coordination, feeling of a rhythm and smoothness of movements.

On occupations by classical ballet choreography children will learn to own the body, will become more flexible and plastic. Classical dance is a basis of any kind of dances, guarantee of beauty and correctness of dancing movements. On occupation the main positions of hands, legs and the case are studied, acquaintance with professional terminology is carried out.

Club dance is a huge direction of youth culture which combines various modern styles, from funk to hip - a hopa. On occupation dancing compositions of various level of complexity which can be carried out as separately, and group are studied. Club dances develop plasticity, feeling of a rhythm and ability to move under modern music.

Oriental dances will help to develop grace and beauty of movements. Besides, oriental dances have the mass of useful effects, from development of mobility of joints before beneficial influence on internals.

Ballroom dances will give to children the chance to feel a charm of the Latin American rhythms and to learn to use the body as the tool capable to express feelings and emotions. This program develops plasticity, coordination of movements, feeling of a rhythm, respiratory system, but also, cultivate esthetic perception of the world.

the Main objective of occupations by any kind of dances - all-round development of the child. Occupations help to develop natural grace of movements, flexibility, dexterity, plasticity and coordination, ability to express feelings and emotions through dance. In the course of occupations children also learn to perceive and feel music correctly. Dances promote development of the imagination of children and ability to improvisation. Occupations by dances help to disclose most brightly character and identity of the child, and also to develop such qualities as commitment, organization and diligence. Thanks to the fact that occupations take place in group children become more liberated, opened and sociable.

Despite a large number of schools and studios of dances, only the few people are capable to own the body really. The majority lacks relaxedness and ease in the movements. It occurs because that each person has psychological blocks acquired since the childhood which slow down progress in the course of occupations by dances. As a rule, these blocks are caused by various mental sets, specific features of the personality, a mentality and perceptions of world around. The feeling of uncertainty in itself, lack of flexibility of thinking or weakness of character can be shown in the blocked muscles of a back, hands or legs.

Beginning to take dancing classes at children`s age, it is possible to prevent emergence of negative installations, to change views, to improve the relation to people around. Thus, dance is something big, than just the movements under music. It is the mode of work over itself helping to try to obtain achievements in any field of activity. It cultivates those abilities which operate interaction of mind and body and help to show outside what is in us.

of Occupation by dances will present to the child pleasure of the movement, communication, will enrich its inner world and will help to learn themselves.