Different Kinds of Dance Styles in the World:
Indian classical Dance or popularly revered as “Shastriya Devesh” in the religious Hindu Musical theatre styles whose scripted theories and practices can be identified from the Sanskrit text Natya Shastra. In Hindu religion, it is believed that Kala Bhairava (Lord Shiva) is considered as the master of Dance and hence he is worshipped as Nataraj. Indian classical dances were performed as a religious art inside the sanctum of the Hindu temple or nearby it. There are 8 recognized Indian classical dances by The Sangeet Natak Academy.
- Bharatanatyam from Tamil Nadu
- Kathak from Uttar Pradesh
- Mohiniyattam from Kerala
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B. African-American Dance:
非裔美国人的舞蹈是由美国黑人开始的。在奴隶制在美国结束之前，许多非洲人被送往美国作为奴隶。奴隶制结束后不久，非洲人开始以一种美国的举动表演自己的本土舞蹈，使其成为非裔美国人的舞蹈风格。这些舞蹈具有巨大的价值，以持续的变化和发展为特征。即使在今天，大多数黑人美国人都会执行这种风格。表演这种舞蹈风格的一些著名人物是Micheal Jackson和Misty Copeland。今天表演的一些非裔美国人舞蹈风格是
- Break Dance
- Tap Dance
C. Novelty or Fad Dance:
Novelty or fad dances are typically characterized by a quick burst of popularity. Some of these dances may get a longer-lasting life. These are also called as trendy dances or crazy dances which becomes popular overnight. These type of dances were initially started by African-American communities on the streets, in clubs, and in discotheques dancing with some loud and energetic music. There are fad dances that are meant to be danced individually calling them as solo dancers, some with partners, some with groups. Some of these Novelty or fad dances were freestyle type, i.e., there were no particular dance steps or pattern. Some of the well-known Novelty/Fad dances are
- Bunny Hop
- The Carlton
- Level Up
D. Ceremonial Dance:
This is a type of Dance performed during any ceremonies or for any religious rituals. This type of Dance is also called as ritual Dance or festival dance. Ceremonial Dance is often related and overlaps to sacred Dance and ecstatic dance type. This type of Dance is usually performed to uplift the community spirit. The ceremonial dance type is different for different religions and also different in different regions (countries or places). Some of the best known ceremonial dances are
- Indian Classical dances like Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali etc
- Dances in Ancient Egypt
- Long Sword dance in England
- Rapper dance
- Ritual dancing of China
- Dances of Universal Peace
E. Social Dance:
It is a non-competitive, partner dancing that is relaxed, informal, and danced for the enjoyment and entertainment of the partners that are intended for participation rather than performance. Social dancing is less formal than exhibition dancing and is meant to be enjoyed while socializing. Social dancing is usually performed or enjoyed in wedding receptions, business functions, nightclubs, or informal gatherings. Some of the best known Social dance types are:
- Swing Dancing
- Hasapiko Dancing
F. Latin/Rhythm Dance:
Latin Dance is a partnered dance style that is united by their place of origin- Latin America. This type of Dance is invariably passionate and rhythmic while performing. Latin dances hail from various countries in North and South America and also has European, and African influences. Latin Dance is known for passion, the fire, and the energy and because of these reasons, most of them started making this a hobby of learning Latin Dance, that also benefits from cutting down some pounds in your body. Today, following the music, rhythms, and movement history, Latin Dance evolved over time and has many Latin styles. Some of them are:
- Paso Double
街头舞蹈是一种舞蹈风格，在舞蹈工作室外面已经发展。这些舞蹈是在街道，公园，街区，俱乐部等上进行的。实际上，这些舞蹈起源于不同的时间和地点。例如，据说破裂将在1970年代在纽约发展。如今，“ Street Dance”和“ Hip Hop Dance”一词通常被用来参考基于工作室的形式的版本，该版本是在建立的爵士乐，芭蕾舞和现代的老师和编舞家之后出现的。他们被普及了。街头舞的一些风格是：
- Locking and Popping
- Electro Dance
Dance is an art that is practiced or performed by different sets of people in different ways. Hence Dance can be classified based on country, region, ethnicity, styles etc. For example, in India, there are certain classical dances that are quite famous and in other regions like Brazil has its own traditional Dance. But, there are some dances which are extensively performed and practiced all over the world. Here is a list of some of them.
闯入者也知道街头舞蹈是波多黎各青年和非裔美国人的起源。这种舞蹈形式包括四个主要动作 - 动力移动，向下岩石，顶部岩石和冰冻。这是一种涉及抽象身体步骤的现代舞蹈，可能会或可能不会传达任何东西。通常是由年轻人实践的。
The lion dance is the traditional dance form of Chinese culture. In this form of dance, the performers wear lion costumes and mimic the moves and styles of a lion. This type of Dance is amazing to look at and is completely different from another dance form because you usually cannot see the person behind the costume in this form.
In this dance form, one needs to tap the shoes on the wooden floor. The shoes are made up of a metallic sole on the heel and the toe facilitating the tapping sound. The two well-known tap dance types are Broadway tap and Rhythmic tap. Tap dancing is also done in Cappella style in which performers need to perform on music created from tapping.
The classical Japanese dance-drama is known as kabuki. This is known for its stylization of performance, and the elaborate and highly complicated make up worn by the performers. Kabuki involves a lot of practice and handling the costume along with the dance steps needs experience. It was one of the major theatrical performance in Japan for about four centuries.
It will come in another type of western Dance which almost everyone knows and is performed all around the world. Salsa was originated in New York due to the strong influences of Latin America. Arms are used by the lead dancers to communicate with the followers. In these types of dances, the major expressive movements are done by the lower part of the body that is the hips, the body and legs. The upper body remains at its level. Salsa can be performed in different styles which can be identified on the basis of foot patterns, turns and figures, on the basis of timing, body rolls, dance influence, attitude and the way the partners hold each other while dancing.
It is a partner dance originated along with the river Plate during the 1890s the partners in tango follow each other chest to chest with either an open embrace or a closed embrace with a constant touch from the thigh area. Tango is a kind of ballroom dance and began in the working-class port in Uruguay, Argentina and Rio de la Plata.
葡萄牙胡闹是主要的舞蹈。它其lves singing as well as dancing. Dancers tap their feet and quickly keep on changing positions. This dance form is accompanied by castanets, guitars and even sometimes hand clapping.
16. Latin Dance:
Latin Dance involves two partners and resembles a ballroom dance. It originated in Latin America. The social Latin Dance in International Dance includes the rumba, samba etc. The History of Latin dance dates back to the fifteenth century when indigenous dances were first recorded by Europeans. Their dance form is deeply rooted in History and is a must-watch entertainer.
17. Iranian Dance:
Persian Dance or is also known as Iranian Dance refers to the type of dance form, indigenous to Iran. Genres of Dance in Iran usually vary depending on the area, culture, and language of the local people. They also range from sophisticated reconstructions of refined court dances to energetic folk dances. The dance style is rhythmic and pleasing to watch.
18. Azerbaijani Dance:
There are a number of Azerbaijani dances that are practiced and used by the Azerbaijani people of Azerbaijan and the Irani’s of Azerbaijan. Their Dance is engaging, and they differ from other dances and is famous for its quick temp. They are entertaining to watch and is a national interest.
21. Electronic Dance:
This style of Dance is also known as Electronic Dance Music (EDM). This style started in Northern Europe during the 2000s and has become very popular in the next decades. This Dance is typically performed to electro house music based on different dance styles like disco, hip hop and freehand glow sticking.
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