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We cover all major dance styles.
The dance world has its own set of norms, values, and traditions, and can have a strong sense of community and camaraderie among its members. Check for main and related communities common platforms.
Folklore dance refers to traditional dances that are passed down through generations within a specific culture or community.
Tango: A traditional dance from Argentina, characterized by its close embrace and dramatic movements.
Bollywood: A genre of Indian dance that is characterized by its lively, expressive movements and colorful costumes.
Flamenco: A traditional dance from Spain, characterized by its passionate, fiery movements and accompanying guitar music.
“Latin dance” refers to a variety of dance styles that originated in Latin America, including countries like Brazil, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Venezuela, and more.
Salsa: This is a popular dance style that originated in Cuba and is characterized by its fast-paced, syncopated rhythms and sensual movements.
Kizomba: This dance from Angola is often danced to a variety of music styles, including Kizomba, Zouk, Tarraxinha, and Semba.
Bachata: a romantic and sensual dance style that originated in the Dominican Republic and is characterized by its slow, fluid movements and close partner work.
Swing is a style of jazz music that originated in the United States in the 1920s and 1930s.
Lindy Hop: It is characterized by its acrobatic and athletic moves, such as the “swing out” and “air step.”
West Coast Swing: This is a style of swing dance that originated in California in the 1930s and 1940s and is characterized by its smooth, slotted movement.
Charleston: This is a style of swing dance that originated in the 1920s and is characterized by its fast-paced, syncopated footwork and wild arm movements.
Electronic dance music (EDM) is a genre of music that is produced using electronic instruments and technology.
House: This is one of the earliest forms of EDM and originated in the Chicago club scene in the 1980s. It is characterized by its use of a 4/4 beat, synthesizers, and a focus on the bassline.
Techno: This is a genre of EDM that originated in Detroit in the 1980s and is characterized by its use of repetitive, mechanical beats and complex rhythms.
Trance: This is a genre of EDM that originated in the 1990s and is characterized by its use of a steady, uplifting beat and a focus on melody.
Studio to stage dance refers to the process of choreographing and rehearsing a dance piece in a studio setting and then performing it on a stage or other public venue.
Ballet: A classical dance form characterized by its technical precision, grace, and poise.
Hip-Hop: A style of dance that originated in the African American community, characterized by its strong beats, funky movements, and improvisation.
Modern Dance: A genre of dance that emerged in the early 20th century and characterized by its use of natural movement, contractions, and release.