Variety of Styles
Dance is a type of art that generally involves movement of the body, often rhythmic and to music.
- International Latin Dances: Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive.
- Standard Dances: Slow Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep.
- American Rhythm Dances: Cha-Cha, Rumba, Samba, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Bolero, Mambo.
- American Smooth Dances: Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz.
- Social Dances: Merengue, Hustle, Salsa and Argentine Tango
Fitness is a type of exercise that burn calories and build muscles.
- “TMS KICK” – cardio training with elements of martial arts. Improves endurance, strength, balance and coordination.
- “TMS ABL” – strength training, effectively strengthen the abdominal muscles, buttocks, and legs.
- “TMS STRETCH” – a program design for full body stretching which relieving muscles tension, improving flexibility of joints and range of motion.
Cha-cha-cha – the most recent of Latin dances. Originally (in 1950), this dance was seen in the dance halls of America. It is similar to Mambo, from which it came. Soon after came the Mambo dance, and began to develop a different rhythm, which became eventually the most famous among the Latin dances in the world. Name it – Cha-cha-cha. Music is slower than Mambo and the rhythm is less complex. Interpretation of music cha-cha-cha is to have fun, carefree, daring as during a party atmosphere.
This dance comes from Africa, but adapted and developed in Brazil. Samba – a South American dance, which quickly “gets” people. There are many versions of samba – from Baion (Bajao province) to Marcha – performed at the carnival in Rio de Janeiro. To achieve the true character of samba dancers must submit its fun and expressive interpretation. Many figures and compositions used in the Samba today, require a bounce action. They are difficult to perform, but without them dance loses its expressiveness.
Rumba, or more correctly, Cuban rumba, has become the most classic of all the Latin American dances. In this rich choreography dance will always be elements of elegance and romance.
Wonderful swing dance, conquered the West in the 1940s. That time Jive was known as the Jitterbug. The development of this dance was influenced by boogie woogie, rock-and-roll and American swing. The pace of the dance is very fast, thus,and energized.
Without a doubt, this Spanish dance, which is also found in Mexico. If you feel the music, you can be in the middle of the Spanish Bullring. The man – toreador, ladies – the «cappa» – red cape matador. The dance came into fashion around 1920
A very energetic Latin dance. Salsa is recognized as one of the most dynamic and significant musical phenomena of the 1970s and 1980s. Salsa is not always fast and intense, it can also be slow and romantic or somewhere in between. In its various regional forms it is the single most popular dance style among Puerto Rican and Cuban communities, holding great appeal in their homelands, the US, Central and South America and Europe, as well. Lots of fun, complete with spins, sharp movement, and crisp turns.
Hip-hop developed from several cultures, including jazz, rock, tap and American and Latino cultures. Hip-hop is a very energetic form of dancing. It is unique in that it allows its dancers to perform with freedom of movement, adding in their own personalities. The hip-hop culture is influenced by the following four elements: disc jockeys, graffiti (art), MCs (rappers), and B-boys and B-girls.
Breakdancing started in the South Bronx of New York city in the mid 1970’s and then moved west to LA. Gangs used breakdancing as a way to battle over territory without fist-fighting or using weapons. It is a type of dancing which combines strength, momentum, balance and creativity. Dancer performs very athletic movements that involve touching the ground with various parts of the body. (such as the head or back)