To dance is to be out of yourself, larger, more powerful, more beautiful.
–Agnes de Mille
Full of yearning to learn some cool dance moves, but the lack of time and a busy schedule is preventing you from doing so? Well, here’s a good news for all the closet dancers out there!. Any celebration is incomplete without a ‘lot of dancing’! If you feel like you have got two left feet, and shy away from the dance floor, here are some moves that can help make you look like you know what you are doing! And the best part is that you can learn them in less than TWO MONTHS! Definitely, that ain’t a lot of time to spare and the result is worth it! Check out the list of 5 Dance forms for beginners.
Dance Forms for beginners:
A very energetic Latin couple dance. Lots of fun, complete with spins, sharp movement, and crisp turns, its a must learn for everyone who wants to break into a club scene. The basic movement occurring in the dance patterns of the various salsa styles is the stepping on the beat of the music. As a standard, every step must be taken with full weight transfer. So if you have the western dance thing in you, and a partner of course, then go for Salsa!
Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.Every person can learn to dance contemporary, but a slow and adequate educational process of coordination, body, and skills is necessary. Here’s a tip for you: Contemporary dance classes differ a lot from one teacher to another. This is because it is not a rigid choreographic style, but opened to many possibilities. So, if you have the option, try or go and see the class of several teachers, and then choose the one that fits your personality the best.
Interested in learning how to breakdance and moonwalk like the guys you see on MTV and music videos? Cheer up, because the Hip-hop classes are popping up in dance studios around the country. Hip-hop dance steps require skill and experience to perfect. Dancers with a good sense of rhythm find it easier to learn them. The best thing about Hip-Hop is that it requires a lot of experimenting, it is not that kind of art that has fixed rules! So, if you are a try and learn kind of person, nothing can be better for you that Hip-hopping!
What can be better than learning the ‘thumke’ and ‘latke-jhatke’ of our beloved Bollywood actresses! It is usually performed to up-tempo songs and requires great stamina and strength (particularly in the legs). Easier to learn than others, as we are more familiar with them, Bollywood is the style that is winning the hearts of dancers and choreographers around the earth!
India has thousands of year old tradition of fine arts and classical and folk music and dances. Some of the world-famous dance forms that originated and evolved in India are Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Kathakali, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, Mohiniattam, and Odissi. These dances are particularly complex and require a lot of dedication. But once the art is learnt, it paves way to learn other dance forms as this is the most fundamental of them.
We all need a little of motivation at times, whether you’re a beginner finding approaching people asking “shall we dance?”, little intimidating, or an experienced dancer that has lost that drive to get out on the dance floor. There’s no better time than now to start learning and be prepared for the next time you have to be on the dance floor! So, boost up your confidence and start grooving!
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