Ballroom Dancing Can Be for the Younger Generation Too!

Ballroom dancing is for people of all ages and social classes. There are many different ballroom dances and many different styles of these dances. The most popular ballroom dances are the Cha-Cha, Foxtrot, Waltz, Samba, Rumba, Jive, Swing, Mambo, Paso Doble, Quick-step, Tango, and the Viennese Waltz. The ballroom dances that are considered to be […]

The Purpose of Modern Dance

The Problem Modern dance is one of the hardest genres to define by technique. Modern isn’t necessarily fast or slow or done to specific music, or any music. It doesn’t necessarily highlight specific physical skill or tell a story. It isn’t necessarily anything. And it can include everything. This is fine and great from the […]

Types of Dance – What Shall We Dance?

Dance has been a part of human culture since time immemorial. It is true to say that man has danced, or moved to the rhythms of nature, before formal language existed. It promotes social binding and stimulates our senses. It can be magical and transforming, breathing new life into a tired soul or unleashing hidden […]

African Dance and the Controversy of the Pelvic Thrust

For centuries sexual connotations have been attributed to the so called pelvic thrust in African dance. The earliest European descriptions date back to a time when all things African were described as “primitive”. Very little early documentation exists. What there is, is limited in the main, to a few drawings or grainy, jerky footage often […]

Whosoever Knoweth the Power of the Dance, Dwelleth in God

Sacred Dance has nothing to do with a specific dance style or with particular body techniques. The dancer moves in a way that unities his or her Mind, Body and Spirit with a Higher Spiritual Energy. It is not of importance whether we call this energy “God”, “The Creator”, “The Great Spirit”, “Nature”, “The Cosmos” […]