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Ever wanted to dance like Beyonce Knowles or Justin Timberlake?

No wonder there's been an increase in the appeal of dance!

It's great exercise and requires real fitness. It improves suppleness, strength, movement and grace.

It's good for children that are keen on exercise but don't like team or competitive sports.

Want more details on the sport?
There's plenty of different ways to get jigging.

The National Association of Teachers of Dancing website has information on all the different types of dance, and plenty of useful links.

The Tap Dance at UK website hosts the latest UK tap dance sites.

While Ballet.co is the best place to start for in-depth coverage about 'all things ballet' in the UK.

Some of the other more popular dance styles are:


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