INDIAN BOLLYWOOD DANCE FOR KIDS
India is the largest producer in the global film industry, in terms of ticket sales and number of films produced each year. The name "Bollywood" is derived from Hollywood and Mumbai (from Bombay, renamed in 1995), in where most of the well-known Indian production houses are based.
Bollywood Dance is a popular Indian Dance evolved from Indian films which feature dozens of songs and dances. The early stage of Bollywood Dance was mainly based on the classical style of Indian dance, while Bollywood Dance nowadays mostly combines a variety of dance elements, including: Indian Classical Dance, Indian Folk Dance and various western dance forms.
Stylized footwork, graceful hand movement and dramatic facial expression are the symbolic features of Bollywood dance. Together with its intricate dance moves, stunning Indian, Bollywood dance brings life to the story behind the dance, and never fails to make children and audience smile.
ORIENTAL BELLY DANCE FOR KIDS
Oriental Dance, "Raqs Sharqi" in Arabic, is a classical dance originated from Middle East, Central Asia and Egypt. During Chicago World Expo in 1893, all Americans were impressed by a Belly Dance performance from Egypt. Later on, they translated "Danse Du Ventre" (Dance of the Stomach in English) into the world's famous － "Belly Dance".
This dance can help to build every single muscle of your full body, and also improve body muscle strength and flexibility. Belly Dance can make children become more confident and appreciate themselves in a new way.
HAWAIIAN HULA & ORI TAHITI FOR KIDS
Polynesian dance encompasses Tahitian, Tongan, Samoan, Fijian, Maori (New Zealand) and Hawaiian styles. It began as an accompaniment to the oral storytelling traditions of those islands, conveying the literal meaning of a tale.
Nowadays, the most popular types of Polynesian dance seen being performed are from the islands of Hawaii and Tahiti.
Hula dance is form of Polynesian dance from the islands of Hawaii. Hula is actually the Hawaiian term for “dance,” and is usually characterized by its slow and graceful hips and hands. The 2 main styles of hula dance are Kahiko (traditional hula) and Auana (modern hula).
Tahitian ‘Ori, the Tahitian word for dance. The signature style of Tahitian dance is the ‘Ote’a, that is characterized by fast, high-energy dancing with fast drumbeats played on a slit-log drum known as a toere. Another common style of Tahitian dance is the Aparima, that is story telling similar to the graceful Hula Auana style.