URBAN KIZ

A NEW VISION ON PARTNER DANCE

KELVIN KRAMP, MD, PhD

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Dance can be a powerful means for creating social harmony and enhancing health. This book gives insight into the depth of social partner dance and how it can improve well-being on a physical, mental and social level. Some of the questions that are addressed:

 

Part I Science and Philosophy

  • Why do humans (partner) dance?

  • How did the dance style urban kiz develop?

  • Why are urban kiz and Rotterdam so interconnected?

  • How can we cope with the gender role division in partner dance?

  • Which positive effects does partner dance have on our physical and mental health?

  • Can partner dance become a harmful addiction?

  • What can we learn from maths in dance?

 

Part II Training and Mindset

  • What are the foundations of social partner dance?

  • How can we improve in connection, musicality, creativity, technique and self-esteem?

  • What effect does partner dance have on romantic relationships?

 

The answers are based on scientific literature, philosophical deliberations, personal experiences and in-depth interviews with dancers in the urban kiz scene, making it one of the most comprehensive information resources for dancers and a must-read for those interested in partner dance research.