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Dancing

Tango Argentino
Tango Argentino
Image Credit: Angela Aimone
Swing
Swing
Image Credit: Dietmar Rüttiger
Flamenco
Flamenco
Image Credit: Simone Abrantes

Dancing is the physical language of the body and is so much more powerful than words“

Dancing is motion with music. Upon dancing, inspirations will be transformed into movements and dancing also is an ideal energizer for the entire body. Dancing boosts muscle building, nurtures motivity and the sense of balance, and is social interaction at the same time. However, what is most important: Dancing is fun.

Whoever is interested in dancing will find a multitude of courses of all kinds of dances in the sports program of University Sports. The diversified range includes Social Dance with standard and latin dances, classical Ballet, dances with folkloric background, various Latin-American dances, and trendsetters like HipHop, Street- and Breakdance.

The Standard and Latin dance program offers social dance classics like Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Tango, Rumba, Samba, and Cha-Cha-Cha. Tapdancing and Irish Dance are characterized in that dancers are performing on the parquet especially with their feet in special shoes. The domains Jazz and Modern Dance comprise a number of dances that have developed from Jazz. Other than Jazz Dance and Modern Dance on-trend dances like HipHop and Streetdance and also Video Dance and Breakdance are being offered which entail exercises with plenty of soil contact and acrobatic elements. The complex of Swing also arose from the jazz movement in the USA. Currently latin dances like Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, and Tango Argentino are highly popular, which resulted in   the formation of a separate dance scene.

Oriental Dance courses are aimed at females exclusively; whereby it is scientifically proven that the most feminine of all dances brings about intensive back muscle training. Not least artistic dances under the general term of Contemporary Dance offer an aesthetically wide range of abstract dancing. Persons interested in classical stage dance will find multiple ballet course offers.

Folkloric dances reflect the multitude and history of environments from where they arose or are possibly being danced to this day. This includes African-Brazilian Dance, Flamenco, Bal Folk Dance, and Bollywood Dance - the famous fashion dance from India.