Saturday, June 22, 2024

Top Dance Styles Around the World


Dancing is a good fun and exercise. We all know that, but you know what? This is not only the exercise. Dance is a combination of perfect moves, face expressions, emotional, social interactions and exercise. There is a lot of competition, and this is a very big industry. If you can dance perfectly, you need not to work. This talent can make more money for you rather than a good job. The world is very small nowadays, so I know many of you are familiar with some of these styles and maybe a master in one but I guarantee, some are very new for you. Let’s explore the top 10 dances of the world:

1. Bollywood Dance:

This is not a type-based dance. Actually, this is the most widely used dance in Indian movies. This contains every style, every mood and culture. In this dance, Indian dance and music get combined with big Hollywood movies. One can take this as an R&D in dancing because every day comes with a new combination and style.

2. Line Dance

This is a group dance and includes a repeated sequence of steps. People performing this dance, all facing the same direction, and execute the steps at the same time. This is mainly a synchronization art. Everyone has their importance and they need full practice, if one fails, the whole group fails.

3. Salsa

This is mainly a couple’s dance and is very popular all over the world. Cuba is the country that contributed this style to the dance industry. You should learn this dance if you want to enjoy the best romantic moments with your partner.

4. Ballet

This dancing style is originated in Italy in the 15th century. This is a very complicated dance and is taught in different ballet schools all over the world. The dance is usually choreographed with orchestral or vocal music. This demands good flow and a balanced body.

5. Break Dance

This is a street dance, popularized by Michale Jackson. This is also named B-boying or B-girling because the performer of this dance is called as B-boy or B-girl. This needs perfection in balance, fast approach, strength, skill and technique.

6. Kathak

Indian style, stated in south Indian temples, comes under the most difficult dance. The name of this dance is derived from Sanskrit which means a story because every step of this dance tells a story. This style is somewhat similar to belly dance but not in terms of music.

7. Belly Dance

The name is Belly dance, but this involves your full body movement. Shakira does this perfectly. Now you know what type of dance I am talking about. This was started in the 18th century, and now the whole word is the platform for this dance.

8. Yangko Dance

Origin of this dance is China. Now this is cultural activity of China.  This traditional folk dance involves swaying of the body to certain rhythms. This dance is near about one thousand year history in Chinese culture and is usually performed in the Lantern Festival.

9. Tap Dance

Totally shoe based on dance. In this style, a dancer has to dance with a metal plate attached to shoes on a hard floor. When a dancer hit his shoe on a hard surface, it creates a percussive sound so the dancer is considered as a musician in this type of dance.

10. Hip-hop

Street Dance is another name for this dance. This was started in 1970 and made popular by young crowd of US in streets. This type of dance is usually danced with Hip-Hop type of music.

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Top Dance Styles Around the World
Top Dance Styles Around the World
Top Dance Styles Around the World