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Dance Styles

Dance Styles & Trends

Are you a bit overwhelmed by the many different dance styles? With so many styles of dance to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you? We feature special groups of dance styles such as Latin dances, Irish dance and Persian Dance as well as many popular dances styles. Here you can explore and learn about the many dance styles in the world of dancing.

  • Argentine Tango

    Explore Argentine Tango Dance Styles, Music and History. Find Tango events, city dancing calendars, shows, milongas, videos and dance studios near you.

  • Ballet

    Ballet is perhaps the most well-known dance form across the world. It is a type of dance known for its rigid technique, prima ballerinas and full history.

  • Ballroom Tango

    There are many different styles of Tango, one of which is known as Ballroom. This particular style deviated from its Argentine ancestry as its steps...

  • Belly dance

    Belly dance is a dance form that comes from the middle east. Some argue that it is one of the oldest dances in the word. Through the river Nile in Egypt...

  • Flamenco

    Flamenco is a Spanish dance that has evolved over the years into a vivacious ballroom stape. However, the beginning of Flamenco dance actually originated...

  • Foxtrot

    Foxtrot is known as the only American ballroom dance, and certainly holds a unique flavor. It is a graceful, yet somewhat difficult dance to master and has...

  • Hip Hop

    A wildly popular, and relatively young, form of dance is Hip Hop. This genre began being developed in the 1970's, and grew simultaneously on the streets...

  • Modern dance

    The form of dance style known as "modern dance" is an artistic dance form that allows free movement based on choreography that seeks to provide the audience...

  • News & Trends

    Get the latest in dance news & trends at Our editors and contributing writers are there to bring you the latest and the greatest in the dance world

  • Persian Dance

    Persian dance seems to be an obscure genre, often confused with other more popular Middle Eastern dance styles, however, most Middle Eastern dance scholars...

  • Salsa

    Explore Salsa Dance Styles, Music and History from clubs to latin ballroom. Find Salsa dancing events, calendars, videos and dance studios near you.

  • Swing

    Swing dance was born in the 1920's originating from Harlem, New York with Afro-American Roots The initial Swing dances were the Charleston and the Lindy Hop.



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