Rhythmic Gymnastics – A wonderful combination!
With wonderful combination of gymnastics, ballet and modern dance, rhythmic gymnastics involves graceful, expressive, elegant and precise movements. It is choreographed to music and accompanied by clubs, balls, ropes, ribbons, and hoops.
There are numerous benefits of rhythmic gymnastics such as healthy lifestyle, enhanced team skills, lasting friendships, positive self-esteem, self discipline, physical fitness, etc. It also develops posture, increases flexibility, enhances co-ordination, improves confidence, etc. It is very popular in Europe and Los Angeles. Moreover, in 1984, it has accomplished a full Olympic status at the games in Los Angeles. Rhythmic Gymnastics is performed mostly by women and combines artistry, agility, coordination and grace. Apart from the flawless beauty of the sport lies a spectacular combination of the technique of handling the apparatus and overall body control, the degrees of difficulty involved and high criteria and firm requirements as to the content of the routines.
Rhythmic gymnastics is a unique combination of sport, art and dance. It blends certain acrobatic skills, dance, ballet dance using hand held apparatus. Research suggests that it give girls healthier and stronger bones. In rhythmic gymnastic competition, the winner is the participant who earns the highest points, determined by a team of judges, for artistic effect, execution, apparatus handling, flexibilities, pirouettes, balances and leaps.
If you wish to become a rhythmic gymnasts, then you must possess few qualities such as strength, flexibility and coordination. The rhythmic gymnasts use the hand apparatus in a unique and graceful way, which makes it more appealing. I love watching rhythmic gymnastics as it is full of grace and fun. I believe that is a spectacular treat to our eyes. Go and get some fun and fitness with rhythmic gymnastics!