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Contemporary Dance FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions about Contemporary Dance at FLUX
On our Contemporary Dance FAQ page, we provide answers to the most frequently asked questions about contemporary dance at FLUX. We, at FLUX, always keep this page updated. Hence you should keep frequenting it too. You can also visit our Dance Blog to find new contemporary dance posts published in it.
Contemporary dance created a special niche for itself soon after its inception in the mid years of twentieth century. Its strength lies in its approach to incorporate whatever it finds effective from any genre that makes it exceptionally rich. This approach very much resembles that of the modern American society opening itself up to the best influences from worldwide.
It even welcomed non-dance disciplines into it making it the most formidable genre of dance. These include Alexander technique, Pilates, Sullivan technique, Cunningham technique, Feldenkrais method, Yoga, Contact improvisation, Franklin method and Release technique. Owing to all this fortification, contemporary dance is there to stay and flourish by leaps and bounds in coming years. You will find more about it in contemporary dance FAQ below.
Obviously, there are going to be a large number of questions on our contemporary dance FAQ page that need answers for such an upcoming dance genre. Anyway, we have answered all such questions in our Contemporary Dance FAQ below. You can ask us more questions to get your answers about contemporary dance, if you have any.
Contemporary Dance FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about Contemporary Dance at FLUX
What is contemporary dance?
Contemporary dance is many things for many people but the essence of it lies in finding the natural expression of the body with accurate technique that includes floor work, dance theater, partner work, contemporary dance technique etc that has been ever evolving. At flux we practice release technique.
I have never done contemporary dance and it seems very difficult. Shall I be able to learn it?
Yes, absolutely! Our classes are designed to make anyone dance and we believe that everyone is a beautiful mover in their own way. Sometimes it’s the unlearning rather than the learning that helps us move better. At flux, we follow a natural way to find organic movement that is both efficient and joyful (therapeutic) for the body.
Does contemporary dance also work as therapy?
Of course! The organic nature of contemporary dance strengthens the mind body connection in a very beautiful way.
What is the best way to learn contemporary dance?
The best way to learn contemporary dance is to give it consistent time of about 6-8 months. Flux has a flagship course called X SENSE designed in a way that you get 300++ hours of training with flexible timings and at your pace although we encourage you to practice with the community everyday. To know more about this all-inclusive program, call us on 9606555607 or DM us on insta @fluxoninsta.
What if the quality of my movement is inferior to that of other dancers in the class?
There is nothing like anyone else being better than you. Everyone is beautifully unique and that is exactly what contemporary dance embraces – people’s natural unique signatures! At flux we work in a collaborative community environment with no room for competition.
What age-group can learn contemporary dance the best?
We welcome children starting from 5 years to adults of whatever age. Age is just a number!
I am unfit at the moment. Should I start the classes now or once I gain some fitness level?
Start now and get fitter. There is no rush. We allow you to grow and learn at your own pace. To understand more about the concept of fitness for contemporary dance, call us on 9606555607.
Who is contemporary dance for?
If you ask us, contemporary dance is for everyone! But more so for those seeking joy and for those who have a vibrant spirit with a deep soul calling. It’s also for those who are looking to heal through movement and for those who want to have fun. So start now!