Dancing an attractive term where it has been created by the human beings. It aids to promote the social binding and it can be a magical one too. This gigantic one is one of the best mind-body work-out. An interesting fact is that increases the heart rate, improvisation of the circulation and at the same time it also preventing the oxygen starvation to the brain. It has a list of benefits in the terms of the medical subject where most of the folks are not aware of it.

Dancing is an amazing activity where it benefits the folks of all the ages. There are different forms of dances such as the Ballroom, Salsa, Swing, and Tango including Hustle etc. At the same time, the folks can be incorporated with the benefits which include the fitness, emotional health, social health including the mental health benefits. Dance can bring a lot of changes in a person’s life and it is a great fitness activity. On the other side of the flip, it is said to be that it is a great cardiovascular exercise which utilizes the muscular groups and it also encourages the skeletal alignment.

Here the flexibility, agility including the core strength is greatly improved. It is said to be that there will be a great improvisation in the emotional health. There is a great need for the coordination along with the rhythm and one can move with their respective partner through the leading and also there will be processing of the stimulation of the neurological pathways. A recent report exclaims that dancing helps to reduce the stress and there is a greater enhancement in the serotonin level. The most important fact is that it makes a person smarter and integrating the brain functions simultaneously. The folks, who are involved in the social dancing, should know the basic protocols to be applied on the dance floor. Personal Grooming is one of the most important factors in the social dancing. It is always better to watch where a dancer is going to the dance movements. The follower should not hit anyone and the leader should be in the state of constant vigilance. There should not be any teaching or be instructed in the terms of the social dancing. The folks can have the good time in the social dancing and the instruction is always allowed in case if it is needed.

In the present era, the youngsters wish to join the dance classes for several reasons and it is one of the parts of the extra-curricular activities. First, Waltz is an amazing dance was introduced in the mid of the nineteenth century. On the other side of the coin, this popular dance also represents the gold standard. It is also one of the well-known ballroom dance in and around the world. Apart from that, there is the list of the dances and they are integrated with the respective cultures and traditions.

Tango is popularly said to be a unique and sensual one because of its energetic style. In the year 1930, the rumba dance was introduced and it mainly focuses on the sensual hip movements of the dancers. An important fact is that the swing dance is more or less similar to that of the jazz dance and it was held between the years of the 1920 and 1930. There are many amazing of the styles of the jazz music and at the same time, it comes in many of the flavors. In the year 1920 Tap dance was introduced which was originally created by the slaves and later on conquered the entire world.

At last but not least moonwalk is a famous dance and it is well known for a pop icon. Here there is no single dance which is managed to receive a good fame including the popularity. Flamenco is a well known of the entire humanity and there is a greater combination of the several kinds of music such as the guitar playing, singing, dance including the handclaps which are inclusive one. Then comes the Polka is one of the biggest amazing dances all over the world and it is managed to influence the other dances too. At the same time, it is popularly known to be the national dances globally.

Salsa is a form of dance that is very popular among the westerners; the dance got originated in the Caribbean islands. The salsa dance has some origins in Puerto Rican, Cuban Son, mambo, cha-cha-cha and many other dance forms. The dance is performed along with the salsa music that is originated in the mid of 1970s in the New York. Different regions in the United States and Latin America has got different styles of salsa dances to have their own moves and styles according to their geographical locations as well as matching to their cultural influences.

Salsa dances are more like social dances that are often performed in public places like bars, nightclubs, ballrooms, outdoor festivals, restaurants and in many other ambiances. Regardless of the style of salsa dancing, one of the dancers will shift their weight by stepping in a way that the upper body remains mostly unaffected by the weight changes. The hips are moved as the weight starts shifting, the arm and shoulder moves are also included while the entire art is performed. The music would normally fast, and it reaches around 150 BPM (Beats per Minute) to 250 BPM, although many of the dances are performed in between 160 to 220 BPM.

The dances and the rhythms are deeply intervened to each other, and throughout the history, it has been practiced. The musical rhythm used for the dance often requires two prominent elements, first is the pulse that is regularly repeating (alternatively called as the ‘tactics’ or sometimes locally as ‘beats’), which stabiles the pattern of the accents, tempo and other things such as the character of the meters or the basic pattern of the rhythm. The basic pulse of the rhythm is roughly equal in the entire time of the gesture or the simple step. For example, the Tango dancing usually danced 2 to 4 times approximately at a speed of 66 beats per minute. The basic steps that are done very slow are called ‘slow’, which lasts for one beat that is mentioned as ‘right-left’ will be equal to 2 to 4 measures. The ‘slow-slow’, the basic forward and backward walk of the dance are also counted – whereas many other additional steps are considered as a ‘slow quick-quick’ step. These might vary depending upon the tempo and the rhythm of the song that is played in the background of the dance, which will be the greatest companion for the dance and also to the performer.

About Shawn Brenneman


Shawn Brenneman is a great dance teacher who has been conducting the contra dances since the year 1999. In this concerned website, the folks can learn the dance easily, effectively and successfully. His main goal is to create a unique atmosphere where the folks can enjoy the music and dance. The main preference is an interesting program of the well-choreographed dances in order to provide a fun evening. Both the dance classes and the workshops are conducted from time to time. New dancers and the contra dancing is the best form of it.

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