Dance requires not just the physical prowess of an athlete, the technical skills of a craftsman, but also the artistic sensibilities to tell a story through movement. These qualities are not the same. A strong technician does not necessarily make a moving artist, and vice versa. When all of these qualities join together, they can create a piece that is both emotionally moving as well as technically solid. The following video of an Asian synchronized dance group manages to successfully combine art and athleticism in equal parts.