Athletic Arts provide us with expressive ways to stay physically active, manage stress and connect with positive peer groups with a non-rivalrous creative mindset.
Athletic Arts embrace a non-rivalrous mindset, enabling us to let go of the urge to compare ourselves to and compete with others. By letting go of rivalry, we also let go of all the doubts and insecurities that rivalry breeds within us, allowing us to stand peaceful and confident in our authentic state.
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Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics and music. It is known for its quick and complex maneuvers, predominantly using power, speed, and leverage across a wide variety of kicks, spins and techniques.
Dance Acrobatics (i.e. Acro dance) is a style of dance that combines dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is a popular dance style in contemporary circus productions such as those by Cirque du Soleil. The acrobatic movements and acts of balance performed in an acro dance are referred to as tricks. A variety of tricks are commonly performed in acro dance, varying widely in complexity and the skills required to perform them. Acro dance tricks may be applied to a variety of different genres of partner social dancing including salsa, swing, bachata and tango.
Partner Acrobatics involves two or more people, with one person as the ‘base’, lifting, moving and supporting another person as a ‘flyer’. The poses/skills can be static or dynamic and can be practiced one-off, in a sequence, or in a whole show.
Pole dance is a form of expressive art that combines dance and acrobatics centered on a vertical pole. Interfusion Festival’s pole program embraces the sport, art and cultural dynamics of the practice facilitated by world known instructors.
Interfusion Festival’s Athletic Arts program embraces the sport, art and cultural dynamics of practices facilitated by world known instructors. We strive to live up our full potential and we fully and wholeheartedly support those around us who strive for the same.