Latin dance is a general label, which refers to types of ballroom dance and folk dance, and includes a wide range of
dances originating in Latin America, Cuba and Puerto Rico.
Traditionally, the term refers to the five International Standard
and five International Latin style dances. Beginning late 16th-century
during French renaissance and then Europ.
Hip-Hop includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, and
popping which were created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States
Tradtionally African dance refers to Sub-Saharan Africa, with many cultural differences in musical and movement styles.
Lately African music and dance was modernized.
Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, in the United States during the mid-1980s.
Many styles of techno now exist with specific dancing style associated.
Funk is from mid 1960s when African-American musicians created a rhythmic,
danceable music through a mixture of soul, jazz, and R&B. Many Funk bands also played disco and soul.
Funk samples have been used extensively in Hip Hop.
Early Swing dances in the 1920s-1950s was performed on Jazz music.
Rock and Roll
The second part of Swing dances after 1950, was around Rock and Roll and Pop Music.
Clasical Ballet is from the Italian Renaissance
courts of the 15th and later developed in France and Russia.
Modern dance refused aspects of classical ballet and broke away from codified moves.
Comtemporary dance shares same roots.
Many national or regional dances are living independantly to any other dances.
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