|How To DanceWednesday, March 2, 2011|
This is a digital copy of the "How to Dance" manual. This manual mainly consists of social dances. How to dance. A complete ball-room and party guide. Containing all the latest figures, together with old-fashioned and contra dances now in general use. Al
|HamboWednesday, March 2, 2011|
The Hambo is one of the most widely performed dances of Sweden and is very popular among folk dancers of many other nationalities as well.
The title of the Hambo is thought to have been derived from a Swedish proper name with the possibility that the d
|Dance Lesson IdeasThursday, March 3, 2011|
The following dance/rhythmic lesson ideas may be helpful to those who teach dance and rhythmic movement in your physical education program. Some are original ideas, and others are instructions for dances that have been around for some time.
|Dance HistoryWednesday, March 2, 2011|
This dance history archive is the place to find the origin and creator of various dance forms. Click on a form of dance to read about where it all began. This site is dedicated to the dancers of 'West Coast Swing' and its variants. There is much informat
|Alberta Dance AllianceWednesday, March 2, 2011|
You are invited to be transformed by dance! With the smallest movement of their feet, dancers – from professional to recreational – change perceptions. Audience members will begin to see dance differently, recreational dancers will begin to see themselves
|Animal WalksWednesday, March 2, 2011|
Using "Animal Walks" in your PE class can help students increase their balance, flexibility, muscle strength and more! This is also a great way to introduce students to creative movement. Students in kindergarten through fourth grade continue with additio
|The Early Moderns tutorialWednesday, March 2, 2011|
Read all about the history of modern dance. Great for beginners and intermediate teachers of modern dance. This site will introduce you to some of the most important figures in American modern dance, see some of the dances they created, hear the music th
|The Canadian Encyclopedia of DanceWednesday, March 2, 2011|
Modern dance is a confusing term - loosely used and requiring explanation. For some people it simply means "not classical ballet," by which they mean not rooted in an established academic code of movement. This usage, however, lumps together genres that a
|Modern DanceWednesday, March 2, 2011|
Modern dance is a dance form developed in the early 20th century. Although the term Modern dance has also been applied to a category of 20th Century ballroom dances, Modern dance as a term usually refers to 20th century concert dance.
|Salsa Dance StepsWednesday, March 2, 2011|
There are many different styles of Salsa dance popular today. Each style represents the cultural preferences of dancers. You can be sure that Salsa dancers from other cities, neighborhoods, or other times, dance differently. Each Salsa dance style has it
|Spins, Pirouettes And TurnsWednesday, March 2, 2011|
Rotations are defined by a dancer rotating their torso about a (vertical) axis, rather than specific leg, arm or head movements (spotting). Hence, the dominant motion is to rotate your torso — this is often taught as rotating the shoulders or hips.
|How to Jive DanceWednesday, March 2, 2011|
Learn how to jive dance, including a demonstration of the basic steps and moves in jive dancing. There is a free video series of Latin dance lessons that will help you get your fet moving in no time.
|Breakdance CrewWednesday, March 2, 2011|
This site has an extensive list of breakdancing moves. Click on a skill, watch the video clip, and read the instructions and tips explaining how to complete the move.
|The WaltzWednesday, March 2, 2011|
The WALTZ was a smash hit from the very start, mesmerizing its listeners into non-stop revelry. The waltz swept out of Germany in the middle of the eighteenth century to conquer all of Europe, inspiring an old German verse: “Whosoever the dance did discov
|Waltz Steps Wednesday, March 2, 2011|
When people say “I can't waltz”, they're probably thinking back to their ballroom dancing days. But a ballroom waltz is quite a different animal from a country dance waltz. For one thing, it's a lot slower. For another, you spend almost the whole time
|Waltz HistoryWednesday, March 2, 2011|
During the middle of the eighteenth century, the allemande form of the waltz was very popular in France. Originally danced as one of the figures in the contredanse, with arms intertwining at shoulder level, it soon became an independent dance and the clos
|Square Dance StepsWednesday, March 2, 2011|
Square dance steps originate from 17th century England, but were also popular all throughout Europe. It is possible the dance is a derivative of Scottish Country Dancing, but this is merely speculation on the part of dance historians.
|Square DanceWednesday, March 2, 2011|
This document contains basic square dancing instructions for the Unnamed Facility Square Dancing Club. We dance pretty much the same as other square dancers, but when there's any difference with other groups, we use our own rules above others' variations.
|Main Square Dance PageWednesday, March 2, 2011|
Welcome to the Animated Square Dance Patterns Series. This Square Dancing series was designed to assist you in recalling forgotten steps, in basic, Mainstream, Plus or Advanced. This is NOT a replacement for Square Dance Lessons, but intended to supplemen
|Swing VideosWednesday, March 2, 2011|
This site provides numerous video clips of beginning steps associated with swing dancing.
|History of Swing DancingWednesday, March 2, 2011|
On March 26, 1926, the Savoy Ballroom opened its doors in New York. The Savoy was an immediate success with its block-long dance floor and a raised double bandstand. Nightly dancing attracted most of the best dancers in the New York area. Stimulated by th
|Ukrainian DanceWednesday, March 2, 2011|
Ukrainian dancing - Power,grace and agility come to life. Learn more about this dance form through the Alberta Ukrainian Dance Association website. The Alberta Ukrainian Dance Association was founded in 1983 to help service the needs of the Ukrainian Danc
|Social Partner DanceWednesday, March 2, 2011|
Just holding each other and swaying to the music is nice, but it is fun to add some structured steps to your dancing. For years I enjoyed free style dancing at singles parties. But I was really missing something all those years by not learning structured
|SchottischeWednesday, March 2, 2011|
The Schottische is one of the oldest of all dances, one of the most fundamental of the dance steps. In the earliest descriptions, it was called a "combination of two movements, a polka and a circular hop, the two combined making up a most agreeable variet