Thursday, April 26, 2007


Mambo - dance number one on heat and concentration of energy. The alloy of a swing and the Cuban music has created a delightful rhythm which has turned to special dance. It is interesting, that the name mambo attribute to the well-known sorcerers vudu, able to immerse the person in a hypnotic trance. Was considered, that they have managed to enclose in mambo part of the magic.

Anyway, but dance mambo has been condemned by Catholic church in a number of the Latin American countries or forbidden by authorities in others. But, having turned to a forbidden fruit, мамбо every day involved the even greater number of admirers.

Originally she was executed as a point with delay at the end of rate, i.e. on 4 impact in beat 4/4. Some musicians used a rhythm 2/4, slowing down accordingly 2 and 4 impact.

Changed version "mambo" (initial dance has been strongly simplified because of a plenty of acrobatic elements) has been submitted to public in dancing studios, resort hotels, in night clubs of New York and Miami. The success was full! Dancers мамбо began to name gently "Mambonicks". The general hobby мамбо did not last for a long time and today мамбо is very much limited and executed only by skilled dancers. Teachers came to the general opinion, that it - one of the most difficult dances, on technics and musicality.

Observe this sensual incendiary style of dance you can, having looked such pictures as, " Dirty dances " (" Dirty Dancing "), film with magnificent dancing numbers and the music, devoted to execution and training mambo; " Jonny's mambo ", " Time of my life ", " Mambo Kings " and others.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Latin American dances

The latina is the most popular, incendiary dancing style synthesized from set national Latin American, and also standardized ball European dances. Perfectly approaches both for parties latino, and for execution under not Latin American club music.

The aesthetics of a club latina is not limited to fervent movements in a rhythm which allow you to show bright features of temperament on a dancing. The club latina is also harmony of a sensual melody: the refined lyricism, the dramatic nature slightly opening in dance your most secret experiences and emotions.

The latina includes the brightest sexual movements Cuban points, cheerful inclinations of the samba, the well-known rhythm cha-cha-cha and other elements of popular dances of South America. Besides the latina includes also movements of Spanish pasodoblia - the dance simulating by corrida. Is in her and swing cheerfulness superfast American Jiv.

From naturally - sensual Latin American dances the latina has inherited sexual character, and the club aesthetics has made a latina very vigorous. Playful, fervent dance has turned out, he has quickly subordinated to itself dancing youth and became an integral part of musical priest - culture.

Monday, April 23, 2007


Partly it is cramping connected with for a long time known hip-hop. Revives in him and such hip-hop - appearance, as fight of two commands{teams} after which spectators choose the best. In many respects elements cramping are taken from dances which his founder Thomas Johnson saw around of itself in Los Angeles, whether it be so-called "G-dance" or subspecies break dance. Johnson's main achievement that he has united in one dance of movement and technics{technical equipment} from different directions, having managed to make result bright and remembered. Thanking colouration the persons, transforming dancers in clowns, dance has got the unique image and began "style".

Many styles cramping are gloomy and aggressive. In a counterbalance foolish Clown Dancing, it was cramping created, that dancers could express anger or throw out pent-up emotions by means of violent, amplify and dramatic movements. However by today has cramping got also quieter, positive and ironic styles (for example, Goofy style). And still any of styles cramping means presence of physical contact between the dancers, reminding to the unsophisticated spectator fight, and work with weight of the partner.

By virtue of the emotional originality it is cramping enough combined technically and is based on the perfect performance of isolated movements, joltings, dumps and inclinations of a backbone.

Having instantly distributed on the USA and Europe, has cramping appeared in musical videoclips Missy Elliott, Madonna, The Black Eyed Peas, The Chemical Brothers, Skinny Puppy and other stars, and also became a theme of several films, including "Rize" the well-known photographer and director David Lashapelja.

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