History of dance

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History of dance

  1. 1. History of the dancing directions
  2. 2.  Dance came to us from an extreme antiquity. Each people had at all times dances. Probably, the very first people on the earth felt requirement together after successful hunting to have fun at a fire or to dance ritual dance. And as musical instruments for support of the first dances on the earth used bludgeons, armors of ancient turtles and stones. So, possibly, there were first rhythms on the earth, created by the person music and together with it dance so was born. Dance is an art of plastic and rhythmic movements of a body. In our rough and prompt century there were most various dancing directions. At first danced gavottes, minuets. Then waltzes, Poles, mazourkas. At the beginning of the XX century a Charleston, foxtrots, a tango, and behind them – rock N – рол, a twist, шейк, a break came
  3. 3.  Ballroom Dancing is when a couple performs any of the various social dances that follow a pattern of predictable steps. Examples of these dances are the tango, waltz, fox trot and quick step. It has an immensely amplified popularity spreading across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Ballroom dancing has had a relatively short but interesting history and has evolved from a recreational activity to a worldwide sporting event.  Ballroom dancing originated in England in the late 18th and early 19th centuries in which these dances, such as the waltz, were performed by the upper and elite classes of society in balls and parties. During the late 19th to the early 20th centuries, it became a trend among the working and middle class where they would go to gatherings and events in public dance halls. In the early 1920s, ballroom dancing competitions started to boom that in 1924, an organization was formed called the Ballroom Branch of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. The objective of this organization was to standardize and formalize ballroom dancing techniques, sets of steps and music to which it was danced to. Also, all ballroom dances are performed by only two people, usually a man and a woman.
  4. 4.  Ballroom dances - the group of pair dances having national sources and executed on evenings, balls, competitions which are carried out in rooms laid, as a rule, by a parquet, in special dancing footwear. From a huge variety both elite (historical and household), and national dances the dances which are characterizing by 2 signs got to group of the ball: all ballroom dances are steam rooms; pair is made by the man and the woman dancing with observance of physical contact.

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