Are you familiar with the different dances performed all over the world? Do you know to execute them? Well, there are certainly different popular dance styles in the world. Some of them are even danced by so many people in your country. In relation to this, here are the 10 most popular dance styles the world has to offer:
10. Line Dance
As its name suggests, this style of dance requires the group of dancers to form a line while executing the choreographed dance moves. This dance is composed of sequence steps that will be repeated depending on the length of the dance. Sometimes, it’s done by partner, but the line would still be there.
9. Ballet Dance
In the 15th century, this dance style was invented in the beautiful and progressive country of Italy. It’s actually a performance dance which is later on developed in the country of Russia and France. After the thorough development of ballet from these two countries, it became a concert dance.
8. Salsa Dance
It can be danced alone, but most of the time, this dance style is performed by partner; a man and a woman. Salsa is actually a syncretic dance style that originates in the beautiful country of Cuba. Usually, it involves salsa music but many salsa dancers nowadays are already shifting to Latin American music.
7. Kathak Dance
In the 8 classical form of Indian dances, Kathak is one that is danced by many people not only Indians. This dance was invented because of the ancient northern India’s nomadic bards popularly being referred to as Kathakars or simply the storytellers.
6. B-Boying or Break Dance
This dance is also called B-Girling. It’s a street dancing style that became extremely popular because of Michael Jackson. This dance style has 4 primary elements namely, freezes/suicides, power moves, downrock, and toprock.