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Dancing (Training) Travel Insurance

Dancing is a sport and a form of art that is as old as modern human history. This performance art is significance in various ways, it is culturally important, has aesthetic value and sometimes involves lots of symbolism as well. Dancing consists of a sequence of very specific and particular movements of the body, the moves depending on the type of dance that is…

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Dancing is a sport and a form of art that is as old as modern human history. This performance art is significance in various ways, it is culturally important, has aesthetic value and sometimes involves lots of symbolism as well. Dancing consists of a sequence of very specific and particular movements of the body, the moves depending on the type of dance that is performed. If you are planning to be a Dancer, then training is an important element of Dancing as well as physical ability and fitness.

Please Note: This policy does not cover you for Dancing in an Amateur Competition. If you require a quote for this, please click on the link above.

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To get a quote by telephone or email, contact us on 0800 047 5065 (FREEPHONE) or 01273 773 017 info@jsinsurance.co.uk

We provide cover for Residents of the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and British Forces Posted Overseas.

Summary of Cover

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum
Cancellation or Curtailment £1,000 £3,000 £7,500
Medical and Repatriation £10,000,000 £10,000,000 £10,000,000
Personal Liability £2,000,000 £2,000,000 £2,000,000
Personal Baggage £1,000 £1,500 £2,500
Personal Money £150 £500 £750
Delayed Departure £100 £1,000 £1,000
Missed Departure £250 £500 £1,000
Legal Expenses £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
Scheduled Airline Failure £1,500 £1,500 £1,500

Dance Forms

There are countless Dance forms. Each continent, country, region and sometimes even city has its own specific dances. There are cultural dances, social dances and group dances such as Line, Square and Circle Dances. Other styles of Dancing include, but are by no means limited to, Free Dancing, Swing Dancing, Ballroom Dancing, Break Dancing, Tap Dancing, Disco Dancing, Samba Dancing and Belly Dancing.

Every music genre also has its own particular dance styles, from the Mambo, Rumba and Salsa dances associated with Latin music to the Moonwalk and Robot dances in pop music to the Boogie Woogie, Charleston and Stomp dances that in jazz music.

Dancing also has different purposes. Theatrical dances have a high entertainment and performance level and generally take place on a stage in front of a crowd of spectators. These dances usually tell a story, which is enhanced by the use of costumes, attributes and gestures. Other dances have a social and interactive purpose, examples are ballroom and other partner dances. Most Pop dances and, for example, Rock dances are purely for one is own entertainment and are done individually at Concerts, Festivals or in Bars and Nightclubs.

The earliest archaeological evidence for Dancing dates from about 7,000 BC, which was when the inhabitants of prehistoric India painted dancing figures in rock shelters. Dancing is older than writing and this is why it has always played a major role in the passing on of stories and knowledge from one generation to the next.

Modern dances, however, lack a story element and are generally solely for entertainment. The importance of dance in general is still as significant as ever, as is shown in the abundance of modern dance competitions, on TV or elsewhere. If you are travelling to a concert, foreign festival or any other party, event or happening, no matter which style, make sure that you have the proper insurance. Dancing, after all, is a performance art and requires the movement of the body and a high level of flexibility and elasticity.

Although injuries sustained while dancing are fairly rare, they do occasionally happen. If you are travelling to a one time dance competition, a single trip policy will suffice. If you are participating in more than one Competition in the time span of a year, you will be better off with an annual policy.

Popular Dancing Events

Dancing is popular all over the world. There is no culture or country that does not know some kind of dance, be it more primitive or more complex. Most competitive dances, however, take place in Western countries. These dances include solo, couple, trio and group dances. Common types of dances in competitions are Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop and Contemporary.

JS Travel Insurance covers Dancing Amateur Competitions in Europe and in the rest of the World. You will need to contact us for a quote as these policies are not available online.

Common Injuries 

You are not very likely to sustain an injury while Dancing. However, certain types of dances are more technical, dangerous and require a higher skill level.

Injuries that may be sustained while Dancing include:

  • Dancer's fractures
  • Tendonitis
  • Joint sprains
  • Stress fractures
  • Torn muscles
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hyperextensions
  • Dislocations

Important Information

You must ensure that you do not participate in Dancing for more than 90 days in any one Period of Insurance.

This activity does not provide Accidental Death & Disability Benefit or Personal Liability cover.

This Travel Insurance is underwritten by Travel Insurance Facilities and Insured by Union Reiseversicherung AG, UK. Travel Insurance Facilities are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Union Reiseversicherung AG are authorised by BaFin and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority.


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