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  Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dance generally refers to human movement used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting.
The term Dance is also used to describe methods of non-verbal communication between humans or animals (waggledance, mating dance), motion in inanimate objects (the leaves danced in the wind) and musical formss or genre.
A dance is a measured pace, as a verse is a measured speech.
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 novelfad dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fad dances are dances which are characterized by a short burst of popularity.
There are fad dances which are meant to be danced individually (solo), others are partner dances, and yet others are danced in groups.
Novelty dances are meant to be funny, and to evoke general mirth verging on silliness in participants.
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: Category:Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dance is also used to describe methods of non-verbal communication between humans or animals (bee dance, mating dance), motion in inanimate objects (the leaves danced in the wind), and certain musical forms or genres.
People who dance are called dancers and the act of dance is known as dancing.
Definitions of what constitutes dance are dependent on social, cultural, aesthetic artistic and moral constraints and range from functional movement (such as Folk dance) to codified, virtuoso techniques such as ballet.
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dance (from Old French dance, further history unknown) generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression (see also body language) or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting.
Choreography and dance techniques can be written down as dance notation which is analogous to music notation.
In the early 1920s dance studies (dance practice, critical theory, analysis and history) began to be considered a serious academic discipline.
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 Dance - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dance is, in general terms, human movement with an implied purpose such as the communication of an aesthetic or emotional idea, participation with music, and/or the achievement of certain mind-body states, sometimes spiritual-mystical ones, sometimes as simple as body fitness.
The only records in the Bible of dancing as a social amusement were those of the ungodly families described by Job xxi, 11-13, who spent their time in luxury and gayety, and who came to a sudden destruction; and the dancing of Herodias, Matt.
Dance is a musical form to describe musical work composed with the aim (at least formally) of performing a dance; see Dance music and Dance as form of musical composition.
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 Wikinfo | Dance
Dance is movement with no purpose aside from the communication of an aesthetic idea, participation with music, and/or the achievement of spiritual-mystical mind-body states.
Dance is thus contrasted to objectively purposeful, practical, and mundane movement such as walking, hammering, typing, lifting weights, etc. Dance movement is often, though not always, rhythmic.
Dance scholar Alfred Gell has defined dance as "a stylized deformation of nondance mobility, just as poetry is a deformation or modulation of language, a deviation from the norm of expression that enhances expressiveness (Gell, Alfred.
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 Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dance is, in general terms, human movement with an implied purpose such as the communication of an aesthetic or emotional idea, participation with music, and/or the achievement of certain mind-body states, sometimes spiritual-mystical ones, sometimes as simple as physical fitness.
Dances may be classified by their specific purpose, such as social dancing, performance dancing, or erotic dance.
Dance elements can be found in a number of sports, such as gymnastics, figure skating, synchronized swimming, and is often seamlessly blended with other types of art and sports, such as pantomime or gymnastics.
www.enlightenweb.net /d/da/dance_1.html   (680 words)

  
 Wikipedia:Dance basic topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dance terms that do not call for more than 2-3 phrases should be put into the corresponding glossaries: Glossary of ballroom dance terms, Glossary of ballet terms: this often provides a better context for reader's understanding.
For ease of tracking changes, List of dance topics is maintained (excluding the entries of the List of dances).
While it is mostly social dance, its ballroom form may be competitive dance, especially within DanceSport.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wikipedia:Dance_basic_topics   (399 words)

  
 Dance article - Dance ohka- cc-by-nd-nc human movement expression social spiritual - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dance generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting.
Dance is also used to describe methods of non-verbal communication between humans or animals (waggledance, mating dance), motion in inanimate objects (the leaves danced in the wind), and certain musical forms or genres.
People who set choreographies are called choreographers and may develop their own dance techniques as a part of their choreographic work.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Dance   (954 words)

  
 CREATIVE MOVEMENT AND DANCE , AGES 3 TO 12 YEARS OLD. BASIC DANCE BIBLIOGRAPHY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Presenting her philosophy of art and the teaching of dance composition, the author discusses the role of the dance teacher, the teacher as a dance critic, and aesthetic principles.
Some of the topics for the dance studies are: movement technique, use of space, elements of rythm, sensory and ideational stimuli, dance as art expression, structural approach to dance composition; she talks about the preparation of a dance production, music, costumes and even construction of the costumes, and lighting.
Proposal and fundaments of the psychokinetic methodology as a method for basic education for the development of the main capacities and a method for obtaining a better adaptation of man to the social environment, for ages 6 to 12.
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 Dance - Wikipedia
Dance is a rhythmic movement of the human body to music.
There are an almost infinite number of dances, in hundreds of different cultures.
One basic distinction among dances (in the modern era) is between improvised, informal dance, on the one hand, which takes no formal training and is mostly a form of courting or Recreation; and, on the other, Ritual forms of dance which have been formalized and refined into specific genres.
nostalgia.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dance   (220 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Direction of movement (dance)
In ballroom dancing (as well as in other types of partner dance), directions of (progressive) movement, in particular, directions of steps, can be indicated either in relation to the room or in relation to the body position.
A "natural" theory of the origin of the term is that considering the right-shifted position in a couple (even more pronounced in older times) and the counterclockwise direction of travel along the line of dance, the right turns are easier to perform, they are more "natural".
Therefore in some dances some prefer to use this term according to its usage in ballet, based on the footwork, rather than arm style.
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 Belly dance - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Basically, it is an improvisational dance (although based on a certain vocabulary), rhythmic and fluid at the same time.
The term "belly dancing" (believed to be a mis-translation of the term for the dance style Beledi or Baladi) is generally credited to Sol Bloom, entertainment director of the 1893 World's Fair, the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
The dance performed by Little Egypt became nicknamed the "Hootchy-Kootchy" or "Hoochee-Coochee", or the shimmy and shake, the origin of the name is unknown, and "danse du ventre", which is French for "belly dance".
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Bellydance   (2252 words)

  
 DANCE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Definitions of what constitutes dance are dependent on social, cultural, aesthetic artistic and moral constraints and range from functional movement (such as Folk_dance) to codified, virtuoso techniques such as ballet.
Although dance is often accompanied by music, it can also be presented alone (Postmodern_dance) or provide its own accompaniment (tap_dance).
Choreography and dance techniques can be written down as dance_notation which is analogous to music_notation.
www.brolgas.com /dance   (1024 words)

  
 Wikipedia:Basic topics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Astronomy and Astrophysics basic topics - Biochemistry basic topics - Biology basic topics - Chemistry basic topics - Earth Sciences basic topics - Mathematics basic topics - Philosophy basic topics - Physics basic topics - Statistics basic topics
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 Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dance''' is also used to describe methods of non-verbal communication between humans or animals (Bee learning and communication#Dance languagebee dance, mating dance), motion in inanimate objects (''the leaves danced in the wind''), and certain dance (music)musical forms or musicgenres.
North Koreans danced into the night to celebrate the ruling communist party's 60th birthday but there was no sign by Tuesday that leader Kim Jong-il had named a successor-in-waiting as some had speculated.
Dance in Guinea, West Africa serves many purposes, but when pared down to its essence, the dance is about health - about healing, about celebrating and honoring life in all its transitions.
www.infothis.com /find/Dance   (1269 words)

  
 erotic dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Erotic dance is a major category or classification of dance forms or dance styles, where the purpose is the stimulation or arousal of erotic or sexual thoughts or actions.
Nudity, however, is not a prerogative of erotic dance.
The culture and the ability of the human body is a significant aesthetic component in many dance styles.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Erotic_dance.html   (190 words)

  
 Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Dance is movement with an implied purpose such as the communication of an aesthetic idea, participation with music, and/or the achievement of spiritual-mystical mind-body states.
Dance is often contrasted to objectively purposeful, practical, and mundane movement such as walking, hammering, typing, lifting weights, etc. Dance movement is often, though not always, rhythmic.
The Dance are a mysterious alien race in Marvel comics who communicate exclusively through dancing.
www.theezine.net /d/dance-1.html   (305 words)

  
 FOLK DANCE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Country dance is a loose term for a variety of dance forms.
In particular, street dances are living and evolving dance forms, while folk dances are to a significant degree bound by tradition.
The main distinction this term bears is with respect to Ballroom_dance with its regimented technique and formalized dance schools and studios.
www.dontpayyourtaxes.com /Folk_dance   (475 words)

  
 Square Dance Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Definitions of what constitutes dance are dependent on Societysocial, Culturecultural, aesthetic artistic and moral constraints and range from functional movement (such as Folk dance) to codified, virtuoso techniques such as ballet.
Many contemporary dance forms can be traced back to Historical dancehistorical, Traditional dancetraditional, Ceremonial danceceremonial, and List of dances sorted by ethnicityethnic dances.
A full range of Academic degrees are available from Bachelor of ArtsBA (Hons) to Doctor of PhilosophyPhD and other postdoctoral fellowships, with many dance scholars taking up their studies as ''mature students'' after a professional dance career.
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 The world's top Dance websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Founding her dance company in 1926 she became a driving force in modern contemporary dance in the 20th century.
A history piece of a square dance caller's instructor course by a nationally renowned square dance caller, written in 1949.
A group dance with singing for ages 4 and older to learn how to move in patterns, concentrate and cooperate.
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 Category:Dance - Definition, explanation
Dance is also used to describe methods of non-verbal communication between humans or animals (bee dance, mating dance), motion in inanimateobjects (the leaves danced in the wind),and certain musical forms or genres.
People who dance are called dancers and the act of dance is knownas dancing.
Definitions of what constitutes dance are dependent on social, cultural, aesthetic artistic and moral constraints and range from functional movement(such as Folk dance) to codified, virtuoso techniques such as ballet.
lexikon.calsky.com /en/txt/cat/dance.php   (164 words)

  
 Area of Study: Dance: Topics and Learning Outcomes
Dance seeks to provide a context for aesthetic and artistic experience, and enables the student to develop personally, socially, and physically through participation in dance in an enjoyable environment.
At junior cycle, students are presented with opportunities to extend their understanding of a variety of dance forms.
Students will be exposed to learning situations where they interpret ideas and feelings and respond to stimuli using dance movements.
www.jcpe.ie /AR_Dance1.htm   (212 words)

  
 article ballroom dance follow lead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Where to find social dance articles and instruction on the web.
dance your own part and let your partner dance theirs, you don't have to lead/follow...
Lead and follow (dance) In partner dancing, the two partners are labelled as the lead...
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 Read about List of dance topics at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research List of dance topics and learn about List of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you want to create articles about dance, consult the Requested articles: Dance and dancers list.
This list is not necessarily complete or up to date - if you see an article that should be here but isn't (or one that shouldn't be here but is), please update the page accordingly.
Dance move -- Dance music -- Dance notation --
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/List_of_dance_topics   (286 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - Basic Tap Dance Steps
Tap dancing is a form of dancing, widely enjoyed by amateurs, professionals and audiences.
At its most basic level this is a jump into the air, landing on the ball of one foot, then the ball of the other foot, then one heel and then the other, in an even rhythm.
The basic steps in this list can be combined and recombined in a vast number of ways, most notably with the shuffle, which gives shuffle-hop-step (which normally moves backwards to free the other foot); shuffle-ball-change; even shuffle step.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/ww2/A3895680   (1502 words)

  
 The Ultimate Troika (dance) - American History Information Guide and Reference
In the Russian dance the dancers imitate the prancing of horses pulling a sled or a carriage.
A Cajun dance of the same name, Troika, exists, and is very similar to the Russian dance.
It is hypothesized that the Cajun version of the dance originated at the times when Cossacks of the Russian tsar army were stationed in Paris.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Troika_%28dance%29   (122 words)

  
 List of dance topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Do note, however, that there is already a List of dances, List of dance style categories, List of dances sorted by ethnicity, List of novelty/fad dances, List of dance organizations.
Dance -- Dance and music of Latin America -- Dance basic topics -- Dance improvisation -- Dance in film -- Dance in mythology and religion -- Dance of the United States -- Dance move -- Dance music -- Dance notation -- Dance personalia -- DanceSport -- Dance technology -- Direction of movement (dance) --
Labanotation -- Lead and follow (dance) -- List of dances -- List of dance people --- List of dance topics -- List of dance organizations -- List of dance style categories -- List of dances sorted by ethnicity -- List of novelty/fad dances -- List of quotations about dance
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