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Dance exercise program for back and leg strength

Dance exercise program for back and leg strength

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According to dancer teacher, choreographer and artistic director to the London Contemporary Dance Theatre, Robert Cohan, building strength in the back and the thighs is essential if dancers are able to take their own weight via their backs and thighs when moving upwards from the floor [The Dance Workshop, George Allen & Unwin, 1986]. With increased strength, this movement may be executed with control, grace and minimal unsteadiness. During dance routines, the dance teacher must ensure that the correct technique is practiced to avoid injury and to aid those who might find the exercises difficult at first. Dance Lesson Plan on Floor Exercises The dance teacher may differentiate for diverse abilities within the dance class by omitting certain movements and prescribing extra exer...
The Benefits of Contemporary Dance

The Benefits of Contemporary Dance

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Did you know that contemporary dancing might help you get a job? The reason behind this statement is it fosters creative thinking. Creative thinking is one of the most sought after skills that employers are currently looking for. Being able to create, reinvent, or optimize things on the fly helps solve a business problem fast, which could be vital to its success. The skills you develop inside and outside of work matter for your employability. This is only one reason you should consider contemporary dance. There are several other benefits, including stress reduction, increased physical health, and self-expression. Stress Reduction Contemporary dance classes build healthier kids today and balanced adults for the future. This happens because they can translate their emotions into physic...
Camping with allergies, asthma, celiac and sensitivities

Camping with allergies, asthma, celiac and sensitivities

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Camping can be a wonderful vacation experience with many opportunities to make memories to last a lifetime. If the campers have allergies, however, pre-planning a camping trip can help avoid common problems experienced by people with allergies. Can People With Allergies and Asthma Go Camping Because there is a wide variety of camping styles, many people with allergies can find a camping experience that is safe for them. For example, people allergic to the sun would probably be safer camping in a cavern or in a treehouse resort in a densely wooded area rather than at the beach or in the desert. A healthcare provider can help determine whether or not a camping trip would be safe for someone with allergies. A physician might also give advice regarding any changes to an asthma or ...
The Benefits and Cons of Health-Tracking Apps

The Benefits and Cons of Health-Tracking Apps

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As technological advancements continue to emerge, the ways in which we live our lives on a daily basis are constantly altered. This is especially the case when it comes to health-tracking apps or, put simply, apps that allow us to monitor our health by inputting data. If you have used a health-tracking app in the past or have only considered it, continue reading to familiarise yourself with the various benefits and cons of doing so. They are convenient  If you have dabbled in health-tracking apps in the past, you will be aware of how convenient they can be. If you own a smartphone or smart device, the number of steps you took or number of calories consumed can be tracked and inputted automatically within a matter of seconds. This can allow you to monitor your general health and wellb...
Weight loss – Five pitfalls to avoid

Weight loss – Five pitfalls to avoid

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Sustained weight loss is possible when tempting pitfalls are avoided. The following are five pitfalls to avoid for weight loss: Television The entire nature of television is that it is a sedentary, passive entertainment that is conducted while sitting down for extended periods of time. Time spent watching television is definitely time spent not moving very much. Therefore, there is no opportunity to burn calories. Worse, most people take snacks to eat in front of the television. These snacks are often of the salty, highly caloric variety. If television is a relaxing and enjoyable pastime, it does not have to be totally excluded from life. One way to avoid gaining weight is to walk on the treadmill while watching television. Another suggestion is to change the type of snacks that ...
Ways To Introduce Your Friend To Cycling

Ways To Introduce Your Friend To Cycling

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Most sporting activities benefit from having somebody else in tow. Cycling is certainly one of them. Many friendships have suffered slightly in recent times. Coronavirus restrictions kept people apart for a long time, and others have felt burdened by uncertainty with their job prospects and personal health. It has been a time of worry, concern, and disconnect. You may be keen to put some time back in with your friendships now that the worst of the pandemic appears to be over. If you are a budding cyclist, sharing your passion for your hobby could be a great way to add some mileage to your relationships. A boost to health and fitness, a chance to interact with nature, and an opportunity to laugh and bond is all possible here – what more could you ask for? Still, you may have fr...