Waltz, salsa, street anything goes if you can keep the beat! International Dance Day 29 April

Friday 29 April is International Dance Day – a day for celebrating all forms of dance.

 

 

Dance Day started in 1982 and is recognised by the International Dance Council and UNESCO.

Join in the fun of International Dance Day and show all the wonderful, diverse dance activities that take place around the world.

 

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Post a picture, video, or statement of any dance activity on Friday 29 April on social media
Tag #‎danceday2016‬ in your post
Also tag #‎everybodydancebendigo if you want your post included in our International Dance Day collection.Let us know where you dance. 

 

Check out the Dance Day website

 http://www.international-dance-day.org/en/

Photo credits.

 Image one : http://danz.org.nz/Touch+Compass+Relaunches+Acquisitions

Image two : https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjH3-i_2LLMAhWG6KYKHTJ-AsUQjB0IBg&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwollatonschoolofdancing.co.uk%2F&psig=AFQjCNETKLPEyDVSn1KTbeBB5aXB4ulFbA&ust=1461979235475218

Image three: http://www.grayslakedanceconnection.com/class-schedules/class-descriptions/hip-hop/
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EveryBodyDance?

What is Every body dance?  I often ask myself this exact question. What is Every body dance?

In the beginning we started with a vision of a little dance wear store to service the needs of dance families. We thought we would sell shoes, leotards and bobby pins.

How wrong could we have been? Don’t get me wrong we do sell a lot of shoes,leotards and bobby pins but our little shop is so much more.

We share the lives of our ‘Every body dance’ friends. We hear about their dreams,desires and disappointments . We celebrate the achievements like learning to do a ballet bun,holding that yoga pose for a little longer than previously possible or making it on the  stage at the very first competition.

We encourage.

We encourage what society would consider plus size people to move and dance and love their bodies. We encourage the tiny tots in their tutu’s and wings to believe in fairies and magic.We encourage the boys who love dance but are concerned of what people may think, to just go to class without fear of judgement.We encourage that couple in their 50’s to take the classes they have never found time for.

I think most of all we encourage people regardless of age, gender or race to love their bodies.To nourish their soul by moving their body.

Gymnastics,pole dancing,yoga, ballroom,swing,ballet,jazz,tap,pilates the list goes on. How ever you chose to move your body we are here to share the journey with you.

Every Body Dance xoxo

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