African Dance and the Controversy of the Pelvic Thrust

For centuries sexual connotations have been attributed to the so called pelvic thrust in African dance. The earliest European descriptions date back to a time when all things African were described as “primitive”. Very little early documentation exists. What there is, is limited in the main, to a few drawings or grainy, jerky footage often […]

Interested In Tap Dance? – 3 Things To Look For When Selecting A Tap Dance Syllabus

Tap dancing is not only fun to watch but also very enjoyable to perform. What is more is that this kind of dancing also comes with a number of health benefits to those who engage in it. It has a way of increasing cardiovascular conditioning, coordination, flexibility and strength. The dance combines lots of feet […]

Whosoever Knoweth the Power of the Dance, Dwelleth in God

Sacred Dance has nothing to do with a specific dance style or with particular body techniques. The dancer moves in a way that unities his or her Mind, Body and Spirit with a Higher Spiritual Energy. It is not of importance whether we call this energy “God”, “The Creator”, “The Great Spirit”, “Nature”, “The Cosmos” […]