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This Dance School Got Girls To Bring Along Their Dads For Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Parents

No parent wants to imagine their child spending Valentine’s Day alone. So a dance school in the USA encouraged their students to invite their dad fo...

How To Be The Best Dancer In The Club, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Next time you’re on a night out, be sure to channel your inner Shakira. New research has identified the moves that make women a “good dancer” i...

Dancing Police Officer Wows Internet After 'Fight' He Was Called To Break Up Turns Out To Be Dance Off

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A police officer has wowed the internet with his moves after a “fight” he was called to break up turned out to be a dance off. Constable Jarod Sin...

This Dance To JT's 'Cry Me A River' Blows Every Other Contemporary Routine Out Of The Water

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Justin Timberlake’s ‘Cry Me A River’ may have come out in 2002, but a dance troupe has just given it a new lease of life. With contemporary chor...

You Need To Watch These Dancers Break It Down To Ed Sheeran's 'Shape Of You'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Be warned, the above video will make you want to dance immediately, whether you’re sitting at your desk or chilling on the train. The clip shows a g...

Fancy A Dance?

Jo Manoukian | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Manoukian

I want to help these women and the women here in the UK at the same time. Hence, I have organised the #SheInspiresMeDance fundraising event, which will take place on Jan 25th at The Cafe de Paris, London. I am excited to bring together dynamic women to experience the adrenalin boost and feel good factor of this night of self expression.

Couple Nails 'Dirty Dancing' Routine At Wedding, Including *That* Lift

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When Lindsay Pergola and Richie Guarini performed a ‘Dirty Dancing’ routine at their wedding, nobody was left carrying a watermelon. The bride and...

Ballet Dancers On Why 'Christmas Wouldn’t Be The Same Without The Nutcracker’

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For dance lovers around the world, nothing says Christmas quite like ‘The Nutcracker’. Last year, more than 73,000 people went to see English Nati...

Santa And His Elves Just Nailed A Bhangra Dance Routine

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re struggling to get in the Christmas spirit, this video is bound to help. The clip shows Santa, a group of elves and a rouge snowman dancing...

Can An Arts Education Save Future Careers In The Age Of Robots?

Andrew Fitzmaurice | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK
Andrew Fitzmaurice

The initial outcomes of our analysis illustrate the impact of a well-rounded education on improving soft skills such as creativity, confidence and problem solving. In addition to fostering a love of learning and an international perspective in our students, we are trying to prepare them with the skills needed to succeed in life; skills which can never be replaced by robots or automation.

Arts Education Should be Championed, Not Side-lined

Professor John Raftery | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Professor John Raftery

While it is seductively easy to solve a short term cash flow problem and close a course, it is much harder to open a new one, and so the decision to close should never be taken lightly. In these situations, it is a public interest focussed judgement. Arts education is not just good for society, it is civilization optimising and more should be done to ensure it is celebrated and protected.

Women Stuck In Six-Hour Traffic Jam Came Up With A Great Way To Pass The Time

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One group of women came up with a brilliant way to pass the time when they were trapped in six-hour traffic delays. After smog in Tai’an, China, ca...

Be Here Now: Mindfulness And Dance

Lola Maury | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lola Maury

Taking notice of details within life; being curious, observing small gestures and moves happening between bodies, enjoying small moments is key to my wellbeing. And this is actually crucial for my work, because this is where my creative ideas come from. I need this time.

Photos Of Nude Dancers Capture The Sheer Strength Of Performers

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Please note: this article includes images containing nudity Being a professional dancer takes dedication, hard work and guts, which is exactly what p...

Cancer Patient's Dance Routine Is Guaranteed To Put A Smile On Your Face

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A cancer patient has inspired millions around the world by dancing her way through treatment with a smile. A video of Ana-Alecia Ayala busting a move ...

Chilling Dance Routine Hopes To Raise Awareness Of The Realities Of Domestic Abuse

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A powerful dance routine hopes to raise awareness of the reality of living in an abusive relationship, while encouraging victims of domestic abuse to ...

Bride Performs Beyoncé Routine At Her Wedding And It's Nothing Short Of Flawless

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Most brides relax and hit the bubbly after their wedding ceremony, but not Melissa Molinaro. The actress, singer and dancer performed a flawless routi...

This Ballet Dancer's Insane Flexibility Will Make Your Pelvis Hurt

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Ballet dancers are known for their incredible flexibility, but one dancer has still managed to boggle our minds with her insane stretching. A short vi...

This 13-Year-Old Dancer Totally Stole The Show At The Apple iPhone 7 Launch

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forget the new iPhone 7 because the star of Apple’s big launch event was undoubtably 13-year-old dancer Maddie Ziegler. Ziegler joined Sia on stage ...

Energy Fuelled Youngsters Complete International Youth Day Flash Mob In Britain's Busiest Station

Kieran Goodwin | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Kieran Goodwin

On Friday 12th August 2016 the World Youth Organization set out to London Waterloo Station to perform a flash mob, in aid of International Youth Day. And what a success we made it!

Fresh from the Festival: Lessons Learnt At Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Ella Kemp | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK Comedy
Ella Kemp

Home to some of the best performers and shows in the world, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival also allows for a number of stumbles, struggles and serious ...

Best of the Edinburgh Fest for a Weekend Visit

Heather Irish | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Heather Irish

Today the world's biggest art festival hits Edinburgh's gardens and closes for three weeks! The city's population doubles in size as people from all over the world flock to the streets and the various festival venues. The streets are filled with performances and exhibitions, actors arrive at bars in their outfits post performance and bars and clubs are open late - 3 am and 5 am.

Why You Should Give Yourself One Night Each Week

Izzy McRae | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Izzy McRae

Although there is lots of research implying dance is the bees knees, I don't think it has to be dance to get the happiness hit. If anything, my climbing evening is more important to me. I just think the key is to spend one night a week doing something purely for your own enjoyment, especially if you feel like you are improving at it.

Groom Surprises Bride With Amazing First Dance... That Doesn't Include Her

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The first dance is always a memorable moment for newlyweds, but this bride will never forget the moment her husband took to the dance floor. Hunter He...

How Can Creative Technologies Develop as a 'Contemporary' Artform? Four Lessons From Dance

Leila Johnston | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Tech
Leila Johnston

But 'art' means something quite different to digital culture than to the established performance arts. In digital, everything is still very new and being worked out. Claims to artistry in digital work on the whole go unchallenged - we are desperate to embrace anything, so long as it has sufficient fans, and this desperation and speedy ranking in the social stakes impacts terribly on quality and thoughtfulness.