Category Archives: Social Dance

The Wedding Dance

Around the globe couples celebrate their unions with a wedding dance of some sort. Most religions, with the exception of those who still frown upon dancing, have some sort of wedding dance that is a part of this joyous event or the celebration of this event. This is much more than a simple dance. It is the dance that will begin your life as husband and wife. For this reason alone, many couples spend a great deal of time and effort choosing the perfect song to symbolize […]

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Learning The Ballroom Dance

If you are looking for a night out or you just want to meet new friends, ballroom dancing is a fantastic way to achieve this it doesn’t how old or young you are. The experts acknowledge that ballroom dancing is unique in that it provides both brain stimulation and physical exercise. Ballroom dancing is fun, and there are more opportunities to go out dancing than you might think. Ballroom dancing is also a great way to stay in shape and is much more pleasurable than merely exercising […]

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Learn To Dance The Salsa

The word “salsa” in Spanish means sauce. Salsa dancing is also known as slot dancing because couples don’t move around a large area of the dance floor; instead they stay in a more fixed or smaller area of the floor. So are you ready to learn Salsa dancing? The salsa has an eight beat pattern that is made up of two bars of four beats. The Salsa music is usually complicated and fast with around 180 beats per minute. The salsa pattern is generally one of three […]

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Learn How to Line Dance

There is a style of dancing that is growing in popularity by leaps and bounds. While you are far more likely to see a line dancing contest at Gilley’s than on ESPN or any other sporting event network, it doesn’t make it any less valid as a dance or even as method of bringing fitness back into the everyday. Line dancing has been associated primarily with country music for a long time-best estimates say since the 170’s. The good news with line dancing is that there aren’t […]

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Belly Dance Basics

Oriental Dance, also known as belly dancing is one of, if not the most sensual styles of dance. It is also one of the most beneficial forms of dance there is healthwise. In addition to the great calorie burning affect of belly dancing there are other health benefits that this form of dance has become famous for over the centuries. Belly dance has a long and proud history dating back to the dawn of civilization. This style of dance has in its history been used as both […]

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All About Jazz Dance

The Art of Jazz dance is an amalgamation of different styles of dance that began between 1800’s, and the middle of the 1900’s rooted in African American movement. One man known for this type of dance was the star of vaudeville Joe Frisco around 1910 who danced in a unrestrained fashion in close vicinity to the ground while tossing his cigar, and derby in a juggling manner. The Jazz dance style up to the middle of 1950’s was Tap dance which was always performed with Jazz music […]

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