Dance by Description

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DescriptionDance
Classical dance form characterized by grace and precision
1930s Ballroom dance, coming from the islands of Guadeloupe
Middle Eastern dance in which the dancer makes sensuous movements of the hips and abdomen
Lively folk dance with its origins in 11th century Punjabi
Spanish dance with sudden pauses and sharp turns
Brazilian dance (literal meaning new voice)
Solo dancing with acrobatic moves in which different body parts touch the ground
Lively, high-kicking stage dance originating in 19th-century Parisian music halls
Rhythmic Latin-American ballroom dance with a basic pattern of three steps and a shuffle
Lively 1920s dance that involved turning the knees inward and kicking out the lower legs
Dance of African origin, with dancers in a single line, one behind the other
Dance style of the Andalusian Gypsies (often with castanets)
Ballroom dance in quadruple time; combines short and long and fast and slow steps
Polynesian dance characterized by undulating hips, miming movements of the arms and hands
1920s dance characterized by improvised rhythms and techniques
Traditional springy dance of Britain/Ireland, danced in triple time
Dance popular in the 40s/50s, performed to swing or rock and roll
Brazilian dance in which partners hold each other close and gyrate their hips
DescriptionDance
Erotic dance performed by a stripper to a seated patron
Caribbean dance where the dancer leans backward and dances under a pole
Dance with a repeated sequence of steps in which people dance in rows
Latin American dance in 4/4 time derived from the ritual dance of voodoo
Caribbean ballroom dance in which feet are frequently dragged
Expressive style of dancing started in the early 20th century as a reaction to classical ballet
Moderately fast Spanish dance (literal meaning double-step)
A punk dance of the 1970s involving jumping up and down in one spot
Lively Bohemian dance with a basic pattern of hop -step-close-step
Cuban dance combining complex footwork with a pronounced hip
Contemporary Latin American dance developed in Cuba in the 1940s
Brazilian ballroom dance of African origin with music in duple meter
Argentinian ballroom dance with long pauses
Dance performed wearing shoes with metal fittings on their heels and toes
Rapid violent whirling dance originating in southern Italy (supposedly to cure delirium through perspiration)
Ragtime dance with a springy walk, the feet well apart and a swinging up-and-down shoulders movement
Vigorous gyrating Rock and Roll dance of the 60s
Ballroom dance in 3⁄4 time with strong accent on the first beat

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Created Dec 10, 2011ReportNominate
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