UK Dance

Inequality: Let's Get Creative

Thomas Kemp | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Kemp

Inequality is everywhere at the moment. Scarcely a day goes by without a new take on an age-old story. Inevitably, much of this has focused around money - the super rich, multinationals, bonuses, the wage gap, housing, Swiss bank accounts, tax - all have been under the media spotlight in articles that generate anger and jealousy in equal measure.

Images: 20 Years, Ballet Flamenco de Andalucia, Flamenco Festival 2015

Carole Edrich | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Carole Edrich

Flamenco at its best communicates at both visceral and intellectual levels. Good flamenco holds me despite obstructions and irrespective of where I sit. It transports me or absorbs me totally.

Woman Who's 40 Weeks Pregnant Performs 'Thriller' Routine To Induce Labour

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Bonnie Northsea is nine months pregnant. But rather than turn to spicy food to induce labour, she tried out something a little different. The 32-ye...

Male Ballet Dancer Smashes This 'Take Me To Church' Dance In Nude Tights

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The world may be caught up in Fifty Shades madness but we'd rather spend an evening with ballet dancer Sergei Polunin than Christian Grey after seeing...

Rachel Moss

This Is What It's Like To Be A Pregnant Ballet Dancer

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Pregnant women are usually encouraged to take things easy and enjoy "eating for two" by well-meaning friends and family. But for ballet dancers, pu...

Rachel Moss

Tried And Tested: Dancing Like A Lunatic Sober Is More Fun Than You Think It Is

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When I first heard about Clubbercise - billed as the exercise class "that feels more like a night out", I have to admit, I was more than a little bit ...

Bleach Blood: Against All Odds

Clara Cullen | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Clara Cullen

What Bleach Blood is exactly is difficult to define. Dance punk? Electro-rock? Forget genres, they often make things unnecessarily confined, and Bleach Blood were never going to fit neatly into a box anyway.

Rachel Moss

Pineapple Dance Studios Founder Debbie Moore: 'I Didn't Have Any Credibility As A Woman'

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you own a pair of leggings or ballet pumps, you have Debbie Moore to thank. The owner and founder of Pineapple Dance Studios revolutionised fash...

How Do Ballet Dancers Recover From Injury?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Years ago, ballet dancers wouldn’t talk about their injuries, suffering in silence through fear of not being cast. Thankfully, times have changed...

How Do Dancers Stay Fit And Healthy Outside The Studio?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With all the hours they spend in rehearsals you’d think dancers would want to curl up under a duvet on their day off. But to be at the top of the...

How These Dancers Turned Ballet Into Paintings

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're mesmerised by ballet dancers on stage, you can now continue to enjoy their talent after the show's over. Pointe shoes with integrated rec...

Rachel Moss

What Do Ballet Dancers Really Eat?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Stereotypically, ballet dancers are thought to survive on a diet of carrot sticks and air. But in reality, being able to pirouette en pointe or li...

The UK Festival Awards 2014 - Finalists Revealed

Paul Drury | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Drury

It is one of the UK's biggest entertainment industries, one that generates both money and memories quite unlike any other. So, it's only right & proper that we celebrate the UK's hard-working festival industry!

Spanish and Indian Dance Fusion at Sadler's Wells

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

TOROBAKA, meaning bulls and cows in Spanish as the sacred animals in Spain and India, is the latest collaboration between two titans in contemporary dance: Akram Khan and Israel Galván.

These People Really Do Need To Shake It Off...

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Comedy

HuffPost UK Comedy and Handface bring you a compilation of the finest, funniest dance, workout and gymnastic fails - all set to Taylor Swift's top tun...

Change Your Life

Karen Ruimy | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Ruimy

Life is a search for your self. It is a never-ending process of finding the true expression of your soul and unlocking the joy of your true being. When you are on the path to the discovery of your soul, you will uncover and unleash your creative self. And that is the gift of the path.

Mikhail Baryshnikov: Dancing Away

Diego Giolitti | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Diego Giolitti

I am proud to present the first UK exhibition of the photography of Mikhail Baryshnikov, world famous dancer, choreographer, actor and accomplished photographer. 'Dancing Away' is a visual representation of Baryshnikov's very personal interpretation of dance and performance; an expert dancer's reflection upon his own metier.

This Video Reveals How A Ballerina Stands On Her Toes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Watching a ballerina glide across a stage en pointe is truly mesmerising - but how is this perfect display of grace and strength possible? While de...

Top Sights in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, South India

Sandy Dhaliwal | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy Dhaliwal

For centuries dating as far back as 3000 BC, India would've been regarded as not so much a country, but more a collection of evolving kingdoms and sprawling empires. Each with their own ruling dynasties, customs, culture, cuisine and fashion. The nation may be unified as one nowadays, but the remnants of this land's rich and diverse heritage still lives on.

A Clubber's Guide to Goa: The Best Nightlife Hotspots in India's Party Capital

Sandy Dhaliwal | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy Dhaliwal

No stay in Goa would be complete without a trip to Club Cubana, situated between Baga and Anjuna in the Arpora Hill. Dubbed the 'night club in the sky', the climb to the top is well worth it as its picturesque views are equalled by its hedonistic atmosphere.

Guide Gods - Special Needs Salvation

Mik Scarlet | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mik Scarlet

The show took shape after a meeting with a defrocked Buddhist monk, ironically named Mr Rong, who felt his disability was a direct result of bad karma incurred during a past life. This shocked Ms Cunningham and kick started a search for the truth behind faith and disability.

The World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Is More Flexible Than You Are

Barcroft Media | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

At the tender age of 96, you'd think Tao Porchon Lynch would be starting to slow down - but knitting and puzzles are not on the agenda for this lady. ...

301+ Interviews: Lindsey Stirling

Mat Greenfield | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Tech
Mat Greenfield

Lindsey Stirling is a violinist and dancer on YouTube who manages to do both with tremendous flair. "It is extremely difficult to dance and play but I wanted to have fun while I played... I wanted to entertain and add fun theatricality and energy to my performance rather than just impress."

Black Ballerina Receives Countless Rejection Letters, But That Doesn't Stop Her Dancing Her Way To The Top

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

At some stage, most of us will experience rejection - but one ballerina is showing us all that when the powers that be say you're not good enough, yo...

This Woman's Indian Dance With Her Pit Bull Dog Really Is Something

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Stop everything! We've found a dancing duo to rival our very own Ashleigh and Pudsey. Check out Olga Dudareva and her pit bull's Indian-influenced ...