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The Charm of Folk Dances

The true expression of dance is a delicate balance of our culture and lifestyle. Looking back to the ancient civilizations, dance was ever present in their sacred rituals. It was an unspoken language that revered honor and tradition. Earlier eras used the concept of rhythm and nature to guide their steps. Chanting or vocals were […]

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Spending Time With Hip Hop Dancing

Hip Hop Dancing is the new kid on the block that has also became one of the most popular trends to hit the dance scene. Beginning in the 60s and 70s, the DJ phenomenon began to take hold. Hip Hop music and style emerged from a street setting letting a whole new perspective take over. […]

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A Tribute to the Talents of Tap Dancers

When listening to your favorite song, you might find yourself Tapping to the beat. We tend to Tap or snap our fingers, shoes or any part of our body that moves to the music. The rhythm may not be front and center, yet it is the most recognized part of a song. When you kick […]

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The Aloha of Hula

Hula Dancing has taken a modern twist to its once tried and true traditions. As Hawaii has become a tourist’s paradise, the dance has also been touched by western cultures.

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Lining Up for the History of Line Dances

Line Dances are popular at events and dances. From the Harlem Shuffle to the Cha-Cha Slide, lines of dancers are ready to move and groove to the beat.

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The Era of Swing Dancing

Jazz music plays the best of both worlds. The brass brought a sweet tune until it picked up the beat with a little jump and jive on the stage. In most relationships between music and Dance, the tempo of a song leads while the steps follow. Swing Dancing not only set the pace for the […]