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 BREAK DANCING

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Breakdance, known as breaking or b-boying, a street dance that evolved as part of the hip hop movement that originated among African American youths in the South Bronx of New York City during 1970s. It is arguably the best known of all hip-hop dances

Popularity
Breakdancing is popular in areas, even Cambridge University have their own team. Defining where clubs are is a bit difficult but this site covers a multitude of events and has a forum which would probably answer any questions you have. http://www.ukbboy.info/

Location
Breakdancing appears to have no set location, it is a free expression programme that can done anywhere.

Age
This basically is a young persons sport spanning an age group of 8-30 years.

Ability
No special qualifications are required but as it becomes more popular clubs and classes will probably be handing out diplomas of achievement.

Description
Breakdancing is basically an aerobic sport done to the rhythm of modern day music, As the cliched quote break to the beat. It is very energetic and requires a great degree of fitness and agility. Social interaction centers on practice and performance, which are occasionally intertwined because of its improvisational style. Some practitioners contest the label breaker or breakdancer to describe one who breakdances, preferring to be called b-boys or b-girls.

Dedication
Multiple stereotypes have emerged in the breakdancing community over the give-and-take relationship between technical footwork and physical prowess. Those who focus on dance steps and fundamental sharpness?but lack upper-body brawn, form, discipline, etc.?are labeled as style-heads and specialists of more gymnastics-oriented technique and form?at the cost of charisma and coordinated footwork?are known as power-heads. Such terms are used colloquially often to classify one's skill.

Potential
Potential to display at Fairs, Social events and even progress to stage work. More schools are needed to cement this activity into the annuls of time and recognition.

Closely Related Activities
Activities that are associated with break Dancing are Knowledge and use of Gym facilities. Diet & Nutrition. Theatrical applications for stage routine dancing. Exhibitions at local fairs, Flower shows, and other public gatherings for entertainment.

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