Much like classical ballet, classical Chinese dance is one of the most complex forms of dance in the world. Relatively unheard of in the world of Western dance until a few years ago, this dance has become more popular since Shen Yun Performing Arts opened in New York in 2006. You may be surprised to find that several popular athletic disciplines originate from this dance. Learn the differences between training, use of physicality, cultural influence, historical roots and inspirations.
Expand your cultural knowledge and see all this ancient form of dance has to offer at Differences between Ballet and Classical Chinese Dance: http://www.shenyunperformingarts.org/whatsnew/article/e/QcKKrpHNpUw/ballet-classical-chinese-dance-differences.html.