Acrobatic Arts

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Learn Acrobatic Arts in Longridge

Acrobatic Arts is a unique blend of dancing and gymnastic disciplines that is taking the dance world by storm!

Loved by both teachers and students alike, Acrobatic Arts is a multi-discipline blend : stunning moves from gymnastics are blended with steps and routines from the dance world for a unique and modern approach to dance.

The Acrobatic Arts programme is designed to teach people five important sets of skills:

Flexibility
Strength
Balancing
Limbering
Tumbling

This means that elements of the training programme including drills to build strength, flexibility and improve cardio, as well as tutorials for key elements such as handstands, splits and bridges. It involves partner work and learning the terminology of the art.

The syllabus is currently based on 350 skills across 12 levels and is constantly updated to ensure it is comprehensive.

Acrobatic Arts is essential two skills in one programme – the art of dance and the skill of the acrobat. It combines many classic dance elements with a physical conditioning that allows you to undertake the complex acrobatic moves that are part of the style.

One of the reasons it is so popular is that it builds strength in the dancer. Co-ordination and confidence improve alongside that strength, with both upper and body musculature improving due to the work.

Alongside becoming stronger, dancers also vastly improve their flexibility and balance. This helps with the dance but also in other areas of life, making you less prone to trips and falls that lead to injuries and can help younger dancers build whole body strength.

Like any type of dance, this is a great form of self-expression and helps students to build self-confidence and work together. This makes it popular with all age groups and helps instill the principles of a balanced lifestyle in young dancers.

While Acrobatic Arts is a serious dance discipline, it is also great fun and the health benefits that dancers can get from it make it worth considering for a variety of age groups.