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The rhythms of the world are all wrapped up in one single activity- Dance. Be it a soft beat, rustle of leaves, the splash and fall of the river, rhythm is everywhere and where there is rhythm there is dance too. Happiness, Joy, Celebration whatever the event be, there is a dance for everything and as long as there is dance, we need not worry about happiness being out of our site.

The many types of dance we know today. Some, like folk dancing, has roots that go back centuries; other styles, like hip-hop, are decidedly modern. Each form has its own style, but all of them are united by their common goal of artistic expression and the celebration of the human body.

Dance and Health

Dance is an enjoyable physical activity, Dance for health has become an important factor in the prevention, treatment, and management in several health circumstances. Dance is an art which is learned from many cultures. Types of dance can entail body movements, expression, and collaboration. Dancing can be a way to stay fit for people of all ages, shapes, and sizes. It has a wide range of physical, and mental benefits including, improved condition of your heart and lungs, increased muscular strength.

Famous Dance Forms In India With States

Few famous Classical dances are, Bharatnatyam from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka. Kathak from Uttar Pradesh. Odissi from Odisha. Manipuri from Manipur. Kathakali from Kerala. Mohiniattam also from Kerala. Kuchipudi from Andhra Pradesh. Few Folk dance forms like Bhangra, Garbha, Dandiya. These are few famous Dance forms in India.  

Few International Dance Forms

Hip-hop dance refers to “Street Dance” styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by a tapping sound that is created from metal plates that are attached to both the ball and heel of the dancer’s shoe. Belly dance is a Western-coined name for a “traditional West Asian” dance, term “Belly dance” is a misnomer as every part of the body is involved in the dance. Salsa is a syncretic dance genre from Cuba. Salsa is normally a partner dance, although there are recognized solo forms. Salsa is usually danced to the salsa music although most people perform the steps with Latin American music as well. These are the few Dance forms from World.


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