Dance Acrobatics

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.