Swing dance History<br />Developed under the swing style of jazz music during the 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s.<br />Began in African American communities known as vernacular African American dances. <br />Lindy Hop, originated in Harlem, is known as the most popular swing style and is still danced today.<br />
Salsa! <br />The Salsa dance has evolved from Latin and Caribbean dances. <br />Salsa is almost the same as the Mambo in that the partners both have a pattern of six steps danced over eight counts of music.<br />The dance has been influenced by many cultures, but it originated in Cuba. <br />The Dominican Republic, Colombia, and Puerto Rico have all had some influence on the dance. <br />There are many different styles of salsa that vary by location: Cuban-style salsa, Columbian style-salsa, L.A.-style salsa, New York-style salsa, Puerto-Rican style salsa, and Casino Reudo- style salsa. <br />
Who salsas? <br />Although Salsa dancing originated in Latin America, it is now popular all over the Americas, particularly the US. <br />There are a mass number of Salsa clubs in the US. The most popular being in Miami, New York, LA, Chicago, Dallas, and Boston. <br />Salsa classes are being taught across the US as well as online. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfDVnX4j3-w&feature=player_embedded<br />Salsa has become so popular in the US, that it is even portrayed on prime-time shows such as Dancing with the Stars. http://mkcspeaks.wordpress.com/2009/11/17/dancing-with-the-stars-week-9-myas-salsa/<br />
Old School Hip Hop Dance<br />*Moonwalk <br /> -Michael Jackson <br /> -March 25 1983<br /> - one of the best dance techniques used world wide<br />*Breakdancing<br />-one of the oldest forms of hip hop dance<br />-rising popularity in 1970’s in the streets of America<br />- “evolved in order to settle the brutal territorial fights with macho dancing techniques instead of guns”<br /> - “Dance battles”<br />-1980’s and 1990’s eventually reached Asia and Europe<br />*Pop Locking<br />-Electric Boogie<br />-Los Angeles<br /> -created by Electric Boogaloo<br /> *The running Man<br />-1980’s<br />-MC Hammer made it popular<br />-<br />
What, Who and Where<br />Spongebob Dance<br />Baltimore Club Music and started in Baltimore, MD<br />The Cha Cha Slide (1996)<br />DJ Casper and started in Chicago<br />Harlem Shake (2001)<br />G-Dep and started in The Bronx, New York<br />Cupid Shuffle (2007)<br />Cupid and started in Lafayette, Louisiana<br />Walk It Out (2006)<br />Unk and started in Atlanta, GA<br />Crank That (Soulja Boy) (2007)<br />Soulja Boy and started in Chicago, Illinois.<br />Swag Surfin’ (2009)<br />F.L.Y. (Fast Life Yungstaz) and started in Stone Mountain, GA<br />Stanky Legg (2009)<br />GS Boyz and started in Texas<br />Jerking (2009) <br />New Boyz and started in Los Angeles, CA<br />
Hula Dance<br /><ul><li>The hula was pegged as being too “exotic” but was originally done as a Hawaiian ritual.</li></ul> King Kalakaua's was a easygoing, fun loving person so,<br /> under his reign, in 1874 the ban on Hula was<br /> trashed. "Hula is the language of the heart and therefore the heartbeat of the Hawaiian people.“<br /> —King K<br /> Hula Kahiko (Ancient hula) <br /> Hula Auana (Modern hula)<br />
Aloha Hula <br />Traditional drums- Pahu, Puniu, Ipuheke<br />Made from gourds, coconut or breadfruit tree trunk, or half coconut shell with skin stretched over it<br />Other commonly used instruments are the 'uli'uli (feather decorated gourd rattle), pu'ili (split bamboo <br />rattle), and kala'au (sticks). There is a close <br />correspondence between the foot patterns and <br />the rhythmic patterns of the instruments.<br />Nowadays, the traditional <br />instruments used for the hula <br />has been replaced by the guitar <br />and ukulele. <br />
Works Consulted<br />http://digg.com/music/Michael_Jackson_s_First_Moonwalk_Billie_Jean<br />http://lifestyle.iloveindia.com/lounge/breakdance-1034.html<br />https://www.msu.edu/~okumurak/styles/pop.html<br />http://rustnbones.wordpress.com/2009/10/29/the-glory-of-the-running-man-an-in-depth-history/<br />
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