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  1. Chacarera is a folk dance and music originated in the northwest of Argentina in the 19th century .
  2. Chacarera is a lively folk dance from Argentina that is often danced as a special treat in Milongas in Buenos Aires.
  3. Chacarera is a traditional dance from argentina, like Tango.
  4. The Chacarera is a lively dance that is often danced at Milongas and is great fun for spectators and participants.
  5. The chacarera is similar in rhythm, but more accented and syncopated, and is typically found in Argentina.

Latin Dances

  1. Latin dances are known for the hip action and a sexy flair. (Web site)


  1. Letkajenkka is a Finnish folkdance that is often danced at parties (at home, not so often in clubs). (Web site)

Contemporary Dance

  1. Contemporary dance is a blend of ballet and modern dance.
  2. Contemporary Dance is a collection of systems and methods developed from Modern and Post-modern dance, thus it is not a specific dance technique.
  3. Contemporary dance is a constantly evolving idiom.
  4. Contemporary dance is a term that in Canada is often used interchangeably with modern dance. (Web site)
  5. Contemporary dance is the name given to a group of 20th century concert dance forms.

Folk Dance

  1. Folk dance is a primitive, tribal, or ethnic form of the dance, sometimes the survival of some ancient ceremony or festival. (Web site)
  2. Folk Dance is a display of National Folk Dancing from all regions of the world. (Web site)
  3. Folk Dance was very much the brainchild of civilized and gregarious human society. (Web site)
  4. Folk dance is a primitive, tribal, or ethnic form of the dance, sometimes important for the survival of some ancient ceremony or festival.
  5. Folk dance is a social pastime, so relax and have fun. (Web site)


  1. Dance is something they can do their entire lives, and as a foundation makes all other exercises, sports or martial arts, easier.
  2. Dance is classified under four categories and into four regional varieties.
  3. DANCE is a windows program to learn ballrom dance patterns. (Web site)

Ballroom Dance

  1. A ballroom dance is a couple dance, not a group dance.
  2. A ballroom dance is a couple dance, not a solo dance. (Web site)
  3. Ballroom dance is a dance done in partners, one woman and one man .
  4. Ballroom dance is a low impact activity .
  5. Ballroom dance is a rigorous activity that uses the larger muscle groups, and is usually done over the course of an hour, or an entire evening.


  1. Ballet is a brutal career. (Web site)
  2. Ballet is a classical dance form that originated in the 1600s. (Web site)
  3. Ballet - A theatrical dance form with a story, sets, and music.
  4. Ballet is a difficult and exacting art, and for most of us progress is slow. (Web site)
  5. Ballet is a class that serves as a transition from creative movement to formal ballet training.

Modern Dance

  1. Modern Dance is a contemporary approach to movement involving a broad range of motion.
  2. Modern Dance is one of the main theatrical dance genres studied and performed around the world today.
  3. Modern dance is a Western cultural dance, as is its brat-child avant-garde dance. (Web site)
  4. Modern dance is a confusing term - loosely used and requiring explanation.
  5. Modern dance is a contemporary dance form that has its roots in ballet.

Performance Dance

  1. Performance Dance is a category of dances in which an audience is watching but does not participate. (Web site)
  2. Performance dance is a big commitment of time and energy.
  3. Performance dance is a major category or classification of dance forms or dance styles, where performance is the primary focus of the dancing.
  4. Performance dance is a major category or classification of danceforms or dance styles, where performance is the primary focus of the dancing.


  1. Polka is a fast, lively Central European dance , and also a genre of dance music .
  2. Polka is a dance in duple time that became popular across Europe in the 19th century and spread across the world, influencing music from Mexico to Japan.
  3. Polka - A Bohemian folk dance in duple time with a hop on the fourth beat. (Web site)
  4. It is interesting to note that the word "Polka" means "Polish woman" in Polish. (Web site)
  5. Polka - The Polka is a high energy country western dance moving counter clockwise around the floor. (Web site)

Ritual Dances

  1. Ritual dances are considered sacred, done only by certain families or villages. (Web site)
  2. Ritual dances are performed for a higher being with the hopes of success in community endeavors such as harvest and war.
  3. Ritual dances are spiritually-connected, therefore acknowledging the spirit world and its presence in everyday life. (Web site)
  4. Ritual dances are those set aside for particular events and require specific circumstances and, initially, were performed by male dancers.
  5. The ritual dances are performed at a particular rite or ceremony or sacrifice and these dances naturally have a spiritual and religious basis.

Solo Dance

  1. Solo dance is a part of ceremonies involving ghosts and other special occasions.
  2. The Solo Dance is a mixed event.
  3. The solo dance is a personal narrative performed with a traditional grass mat, moseme, a symbol for Mashigo of parts of traditional Sotho life.

Step Dance

  1. A step dance is a dance where the main focus is the feet.
  2. Step Dance is a combination of beat and rhythms through hand and feet movements.
  3. Step dance is a combination of marching, chanting and clapping rooted in African-American fraternities and sororities. (Web site)
  4. Step dance is one end of a spectrum of dance styles. (Web site)
  5. Step dance is the generic term for dance styles where the footwork is the most important part of the dance. (Web site)

Tap Dance

  1. Tap Dance is a style of American theatrical dance, distinguished by percussive footwork, which marks out precise rhythmic patterns on the floor.
  2. Tap dance is a complex, exciting and challenging art form.
  3. Tap dance is a form of dance in which the rhythm is sounded out by clicking sounds of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoe. (Web site)
  4. Tap dance is a lot of fun and helps improve a child's sense of rhythm.
  5. Tap dance is a percussive and rhythmical dance form for all ages.

Chhau Dance

  1. Chhau dance is a dance full of vitality and robustness, unlike any of the Indian dances. (Web site)
  2. Chhau dance is a mask- dance.
  3. Chhau dance is a popular classical dance of Orissa.
  4. Chhau dance is an expression of a mood, state or condition.
  5. The Chhau dance is a mask dance in which only male dancers can participate.

Dance Composition

  1. Dance composition is a one semester course in which students will use choreographic techniques individually and in small groups to create dances. (Web site)
  2. Dance Composition is a guided laboratory for the study of the advanced choreographic and musical forms, as well as the creation of site-specific work.
  3. Dance Composition is a prerequisite for presenting choreography in the mainstage concerts.


  1. Pendet is a traditional Balinese dance, in which offerings are made to purify the temple or theater as a prelude to ceremonies or other dances.
  2. Pendet is a welcome dance, traditional performed in Balinese Hindu temples at festival time to welcome the gods down to Earth.
  3. Pendet is the presentation of an offering in the form of a ritual dance.
  4. Pendet is the presentation of an offering in theform of a ritual dance.
  5. Pendet is the representation of an offering in the form of ritual dance. (Web site)


  1. Pols is a special Norwegian type of polska, usually danced with faster music and a deeper svikt (bending of the knees, ankles and hips) during its execution.
  2. Pols is a specially form of dance and it is local for this area. (Web site)
  3. The pols is a Norwegian folk dance , a fast version of the Nordic polska .


  1. Sardana is a traditional communal dance that reflects the fierce national consciousness and independence in the region of Catalonian.
  2. The SARDANA is the national dance of Catalonia, everyone knows it.
  3. The Sardana is a popular Catalan cultural dance and symbol of unity for the Catalan people.
  4. The Sardana is a very old dance, which is truly Catalan. (Web site)
  5. The sardana is a Catalonian circle dance that has been popular since the 16th century.


  1. The Tondero is a mixture of Hispanic and African traditions strongly influenced by Andean elements.
  2. Tondero is a dance and guitar rhythm from the Peruvian north coast ( Piura - Lambayeque ).
  3. Tondero is a dance and guitar rhythm from the Peru vian north coast ( Piura - Lambayeque ).
  4. The Tondero is a customary dance of couples that was likely originated in the Northern Coastal district of Peru of Sa--a Lambayeque.
  5. The Tondero is a customary dance of couples that was likely originated in the Northern Coastal district of Peru of Saña Lambayeque. (Web site)

Dance Technology

  1. Dance technology is a dance form in which existing and emerging technologies are used to extend traditional dance practice and develop new dance practices.
  2. The dance technology is a class where you learn the basics for filming and editing and make a video (including dance, kinda).
  3. Dance technology is a new field that the program is exploring as a concentration in dance.
  4. Dance technology is a serious subject and should not be joked about.
  5. Dance technology is an art form in which existing and emerging technologies are used to extend traditional dance practice and develop new dance practices.


  1. The Can-Can is a dance that originated around 1830 in Paris.
  2. Can-Can is a bittersweet story about marriage and infidelity, trust and betrayal.
  3. Can-Can was filmed on location in Cape Cod. (Web site)
  4. The Can-Can was originally a group ( Line type) dance done by both sexes with the Tiller Girls and Rockettes as an off shoot of the Can-Can. (Web site)

Circle Dance

  1. Circle Dance is a continuous link with the folk traditions, feelings and beliefs of the past.
  2. Circle Dance is the living, moving embodiment of the old African saying: "If you can talk, you can sing. (Web site)
  3. The Circle Dance is a group dance performed to the song "American Pie" (Don McLean's version, not Madonna's!) at virtually every GTU social event.

Circle Dances

  1. Circle dances are easy, gentle and fun. (Web site)
  2. Today, in addition to traditional and not-so-traditional circle dances, it also incorporates couples dances and line dances (think The Hustle). (Web site)
  3. Though some Iberian and Mediterranean circle dances follow similar patterns, instrumental music for sardana has achieved a complexity of its own. (Web site)

Competitive Dance

  1. Competitive dance is a major category or classification of dance forms or styles, where competition is the primary focus of the dancing.
  2. Competitive dance is a major category or classification of danceforms or dance styles, where competition is the primary focus of the dancing.

Country Dancing

  1. Country dancing is a social activity with a very long history. (Web site)
  2. Country Dancing is the All-American apple pie answer to social dancing.
  3. Country dancing is a great way to laugh your way into the fall and forget the stresses of the work week.

Dance In Mythology And Religion

  1. Dance in mythology and religion is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness. (Web site)

Dance Etiquette

  1. Dance etiquette are the conventional rules which govern the social behavior of dance by its participants .
  2. Dance etiquette is a popular subject.
  3. Dance etiquette is a set of guidelines that can help us navigate the social dance scene. (Web site)
  4. Dance etiquette is a set of guidelines that help us navigate the social dance scene.
  5. Dance etiquette is a set of guidelines that help us navigate the social dimensions of dancing.

Dance Film

  1. A dance film is a film that features dance executed by human beings with the requisite skills to hold the viewers attention. (Web site)
  2. Dance film is a hugely exciting art- form, but woefully underexposed.

Dance Song

  1. A dance song is a song concerning itself almost entirely with a particular dance.
  2. Dance song - A dance song is a song concerning itself almost entirely with a particular dance.
  3. The dance song is a loud call given by pairs of males as they perform their acrobatic display. (Web site)

Dancing Mania

  1. The term "dancing mania" is derived from the Greek word choros, a dance, and mania, madness.
  2. Tarantism was a regional variant of dancing mania that developed into a local tradition, primarily in southern Italy.
  3. The term Chorea Saint Viti was originally used for dancing mania, a form of hysteria common in Europe in the 15th and 16th century. (Web site)

Erotic Dance

  1. Erotic dance is a form of artistic expression.
  2. Erotic dance is a form of tips missions from lap dances often involve intense frottage where the sky begins to lighten, some time before the local noon.
  3. Erotic dance is an empowering activity for any woman no matter her shape or size.
  4. Erotic dance was a sacred ritual in ancient Egypt, common in fertility rituals and sex magick. (Web site)

Fancy Dance

  1. Fancy dance is a popular contemporary dance style known for its creativity, flamboyance, and colorful costumes.
  2. Fancy dance was considered appropriate to be performed for visitors to reservations and at " Wild West " shows. (Web site)
  3. The Fancy Dance is a considerably modern dance.
  4. The Fancy Dance is a dance for athletic young men, with older men usually performing slower dances. (Web site)
  5. The Fancy Dance is a relatively new dance.

Folk Dancing

  1. Folk dancing is a form of dance which originates as a cultural expression from people around the world at the level of the village.
  2. Folk Dancing is a great way to learn about other cultures. (Web site)
  3. Folk dancing is a form of dance which originates as a cultural expression from people around the world at the village level. (Web site)
  4. Folk dancing is a form of social dancing that has become part of the customs and traditions of a people.
  5. Folk dancing is a form of social dancing. (Web site)

Group Dances

  1. Group dances are mainly categorized by line dances and square dances. (Web site)
  2. Group dances are also sometimes called set dances.
  3. Group dances were developed by the masters to hold the interest of their less gifted pupils and to give them the chance to enjoy dancing. (Web site)

Free Dance

  1. Free Dance is a creative dance, which allows the skater free-reign of the floor and incorporates dramatic lifts with a partner.
  2. Free dance is a 20th century dance form that preceded Modern dance .
  3. The free dance is a part of an ice dancing competition .

Historical Dance

  1. This historical dance video exposes the social and technical intricacy of Renaissance dance.
  2. This historical dance video gives clear "how-to" instructions to help viewers learn these five mid-19th Century ballroom couple dances.
  3. Historical dance looks at both the cultural and social content of a particular age through recreating the dances performed during a particular era. (Web site)

History of Dance

  1. The history of dance is a bit unknown.
  2. HISTORY OF DANCE is a combination of lectures, demonstrations and performances presented to Martin County students.
  3. The History Of Dance is a 14 volume collection of amazing box sets that focus on all the different genres of modern Dance music. (Web site)


  1. A hopak is the traditional peasant dance of Ukraine; this "Hopak" is from Moussorgsky's opera, "Sorochinsky Fair".
  2. HOPAK is one of the key numbers from the program of the Folk dance and music ensemble Barynya from New York. (Web site)
  3. Hopak is a popular form of Ukrainian folk dance.
  4. Hopak is a traditional Russian peasant dance.
  5. Hopak is a traditional Ukrainian dance whose roots go deep down into the Ukrainian history.

International Dance Day

  1. International Dance Day is a UNESCO initiative and is celebrated around the world.
  2. International Dance Day is a UNESCO-sponsored event held every April 29 to celebrate dance in all its forms around the world. (Web site)
  3. International Dance Day is a celebration of the diversity of Dance in Wellington.
  4. International Dance Day is an open-stage, non-adjudicated celebration of all forms of dance. (Web site)
  5. International Dance Day was established in 1982 to draw attention to the art of dance.

Interpretive Dance

  1. Interpretive dance is a family of dance styles that seeks to interpret the meaning inherent in music rather than by performing specific preformatted moves.
  2. Interpretive dance is a widely accepted sign of mental illness, if not the Apocalypse.
  3. Interpretive dance is a wonderful way to express your heart and soul in praise before God.

Jazz Dance

  1. Jazz dance is a blend of African and European traditions in an American culture.
  2. Jazz dance is a constantly changing dance style that has its base in ballet. (Web site)
  3. Jazz dance is a forever-changing creative dance style representing the past & the future of "Pop" culture.
  4. Jazz dance is a form of dance commonly used in Broadway shows and movies.
  5. Jazz dance is a fun way to learn how to move with coordination and a high energy level. (Web site)

Korean Fan Dance

  1. The Korean Fan Dance is a festive and colorful dance often performed to commemorate special occasions.
  2. The Korean fan dance is a traditional form of Korean dance, usually performed by groups of female dancers.
  3. Korean fan dance is a very popular dance.

Round Dance

  1. A Round Dance is a couples' dance where all of the dancers are doing a set routine to a musical arrangement.
  2. A Round Dance is a social dance that all dancers and spectators may participate in.
  3. A round dance is a couples dance, designed for the guys and girls to have an opportunity to meet and fall in love.
  4. A round dance is a set of cues coreographed to music. (Web site)
  5. Round Dance is a kind of Ballroom dancing.

Shingle Dancing

  1. Shingle dancing is a form of solo dancing akin to tap dancing, of African American origin, usually associated with old-time music.

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