Dance

  • Blog
    • 70s Music- The music of the 1970s is probably the most impressive and most recognized of any era. By Wendy Yeager.
    • Ask me to dance- Why do men not ask me to dance? This is the foremost question many women ponder sitting bored at a dance event. By Tibor Kaldor.
    • Bad Dancers- Bad dancers? A dance floor will always have people with different styles and knowledge levels about dancing. By Karen Kiefer.
    • Choose School- Where to take dance classes. Try out the introductory packages offered by most schools and professionals. By Lee Le.
    • Choose Studio- 6 Criteria for choosing a dance studio. When choosing a particular studio or method of learning to dance you must first answer the following basic questions. By Karen Kiefer.
    • Dance Etiquette- Dance floor etiquette, line of dance, spot dances and common courtesy. By Jake Fuller.
    • Dance Floor Courtesy- Dance floor courtesy and etiquette. How to ask someone to dance, change lanes, line of dance. By Karen Kiefer.
    • Dance Lessons- 7 Steps to getting the most from your dance lessons. Set a Goal, Allow the Instructor to Teach, Practice. By Dan Pittman.
    • Dance Machine- We teach you how to fake some suave moves – even if you have two left feet. By Cristina Amalia Dina.
    • Dance Music- Choosing dance music for a social dance. By Eldene Heikkila.
    • Dance Tips- How to become a better dancer tips. By Various.
    • Disco Days- In the glory days of 1970, I became Disco King of Sacramento, California. By Paul Dale Roberts.
    • International / American- Differences between International and American style Ballroom dancing. By Lawrence Ardern.
    • Line Dancing- There are many different types of line dances. Some of the most popular go by the following names:Electric Slide, Cha Cha Slide, Cupid Shuffle, Soulja Boy, Tennessee Twister, Blue Boy, Cripple Creek... By Jake Fuller.
    • New York Hustle- There were thousands upon thousands of people from all over the metropolitan area and the country doing the Hustle. By Derrick Allen.
    • Paris Tango- Tango in Paris. I went out dancing and my experience was gratifying. They do it all over the world. By Tibor Kaldor.
    • Reasons to Dance- Dance is considered to be one of the top five physical activities. By Cristina Amalia Dina.
    • Social Dancing- Social dancing is variously classified by its proponents as a hobby or pastime, leisure recreation or entertainment, an art form, or a sport. By Daniel Pittman.
    • Square Dancing- What gets many people excited is the rhythm of many different types of music that is played for square dancing. Country music, Irish music and western music. By Jake Fuller.
    • Striptease- There’s something highly sensual and alluring about any striptease dance that’s done properly. The woman who knows how to move her body in a seductive way while teasing is able to get even the slowest pulse to racing and regular temperatures up to boiling. By Jake Fuller.
    • Tap Dance- Tap dancing greats like Savion Glover, Gregory Hines, Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly have given us performances time after time that we have applauded with standing ovations. By Jake Fuller.
    • Unknown Dancer- Yes, the first dance lesson can be a painful experience. Remember, you could well be looking at a future Fred Astaire or Ginger Rogers. By Peter Pachecos.
    • Dance History
      • Argentina Tango- Argentina Tango history and styles. Origins of tango. By Mike Higgins
      • Argentine Tango- Argentine Tango history. Origins of tango. History of dances Milonga. By Bruno E. Romero
      • Ballet- Originating in Italy and expanding from there to many points in the world, ballet has always been regarded as a trained form of dancing that required practice to achieve. By Jake Fuller
      • Breakdance- History of Breakdance, origin of breakdancing and b-boy. By Jake Fuller
      • Cha Cha- Cha Cha dance history. Ballroom Dance History. Origins of cha cha dancing. By Jake Fuller
      • Clogging- Clog dancing or clogging, as it is sometimes known, takes its origins from square dancing. By Jake Fuller
      • Disco and Hustle- Disco Hustle dance origins, history. By Jake Fuller
      • Flamenco- The most important element of flamenco music is undeniably the singing, Cante. Flamenco dance has been documented during the Phoenician empire, in festivals. By Hadia
      • Foxtrot- The Foxtrot originated in the summer of 1914 by Vaudeville actor Harry Fox. History of Foxtrot Dance. By Jake Fuller
      • Hip Hop- History of hiphop dancing. Origins of hip hop. By Jake Fuller
      • Hip-Hop- The four historic elements of Hip-Hop are MCing, also known as rapping, DJing, graffiti, an art that has derived inspiration from the urban culture and break dancing, which is also called b-boying. By Bri
      • Hula Dance- Did you know that Hula dancing is often regarded as a type of prayer? By Jake Fuller
      • Hula History- The traditional hula dance has truly mysterious origins. By Kea Lani
      • Hustle- New York City is the birth place of The Hustle. If you talk to 10 different people from New York, you’ll get 10 different responses as to how it started, how it developed and who was responsible for it. By Derrick Allen
      • Irish / Ceili- Another style of Irish dance is Irish ceili dance or Irish social dance. By Jake Fuller
      • Jazz- History of Jazz Dancing and Music. Origins of jazz dancing. By Jake Fuller
      • Mambo- Mambo. History of dance - mambo. How the dance mambo was named. By Jake Fuller
      • Merengue- Merengue Dance. Merengue is the national dance of the Dominican Republic. History of dance merengue. By Carmen Vazquez and Jake Fuller
      • Peabody- The Peabody resembles a fast Foxtrot By Jake Fuller
      • Polka- Polka is a lively Bohemian dance tune in 2/4 time. History of Polka Dancing. Rosamunde, Beer Barrel Polka By Jake Fuller
      • Rumba- Origin of Rumba. Rumba is a generic term, covering a variety of names (i.e., Son, Danzon, Guagira, Guaracha, Naningo), for a type of West Indian music or dancing. By Jake Fuller
      • Rumba historia- Hitza Rumba epe generikoa, askotariko izenak (hau da, Son, Danzon, Guagira, Guaracha, Naningo) estaliz, West Indian musika edo dantza mota bat da. By Jennifer Indurayne
      • Salsa- Origin of Salsa Dance and Music. Salsa is a distillation of many Latin and Afro-Caribbean dances. By Jaime Andrés Pretell and Jake Fuller
      • Samba- Samba dancing history. Origins of dancing - samba By Jake Fuller
      • Swing- History of Swing Dancing. The history of swing dance dates back to 1920. Origins of Swing, Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and Jive By Jake Fuller
      • Tango- History of Tango Dance. Origins. Tango dance is one of the most fascinating of all dances. By Jake Fuller
      • Twist- Twist Dancing. History of dance - twist By Jake Fuller
      • Viennese Waltz- Viennese Waltz history. Origins of dances By Jake Fuller
      • Waltz- Waltz a dance born in the suburbs of Vienna and in the alpine region of Austria. History of Dance Waltz By Jake Fuller
      • Western- History of country western dancing. Origins of cowboy waltz, square dance, polka, two step. By Jake Fuller
      • Dance Steps
        • Foxtrot Steps- Learn how to dance basic foxtrot steps. Beginner guide with basic step diagrams. Foxtrot is a smooth dance with long gliding steps. By Jake Fuller
        • Foxtrot Steps 2- Progressive step, left turn, twinkle step, box step, Right and left walk, Quarter turns in Foxtrot. By Jake Fuller
        • Jive / Swing- Free Swing and Jive Dance Steps. By Jake Fuller
        • Polka- The basic polka step consists of a preparatory hop followed by a chasse done first to the left and then to the right. By Jake Fuller
        • Waltz- What are the dance steps for Waltz? Waltzes are characterized primarily by its rise and fall action. By Jake Fuller
        • Waltz 2- left turn, right turn, whisk. Waltz instruction, dance diagrams and foot positions. Learn to dance free online. By Jake Fuller
        • Dance Terms
          • Dance Terms A- Dance Terms and Types of Dance, Dance Dictionary. Definitions of terms used in dance. Dance terminology in Ballet, Modern, Social Dances. By Jake Fuller
          • Dance Terms B- Dance Terms and Types of Dance B, Bailatino, ballet, ballroom dances, basic movement, boogie woogie, bunny hop. By Jake Fuller
          • Dance Terms C- Dance Terms and Types of Dance C, Free Dance Dictionary. Definitions of terms used in dance. Dance terminology. Cabriole, Chipanecas, cuddle position. By Jake Fuller
          • Dance Terms D- Dance Terms and Types of Dance D, danseuse, Danzon, demi-arabesque, developpe, dirty dancin. By Jake Fuller
          • Dance Terms E- Dance Terms and Types of Dance E, ecarte, elevation, entrechat, etoile By Jake Fuller
          • Dance Terms F to M- Dance Terms and Types of Dance F to M, fandango, feis, Fifth position, Lindy Hop, Milonga By Jake Fuller
          • Dance Terms M to R- Dance Terms and Types of Dance M to R, Modern Dance, Pas de Deux, Plie, Promenade By Jake Fuller
          • Dance Terms S to Z- Dance Terms and Types of Dance S to Z, Salsa, Swing, Third position, Volte, Zumba By Jake Fuller