Category Archive: Emerging Dance Styles

This is an A and B dance conversation…

So C your way out of it before D and E come and Fouette you away… Just my dance inspired take on the classic sassy dismissal. How many times did you hear the… Continue reading

A Dancer’s Form is not Shaped by Gravity

We are aware of the connection between effort and pleasure, we are aware of the distance between our body parts, we are aware of the friction between flesh and bones, we sense the… Continue reading

Don’t Just Walk, Dancewalk!

Not only does dance have artistic value, its health benefits have been greatly extolled in the fitness community. Just look at a dancer; they have wonderfully toned bodies and are clearly strong, flexible… Continue reading

Why, it’s a man! A man made out of tin!

Guess who’s back (da da da) back again (da da da). Dance Pundit’s back (da da da). Tell a friend (da da da). Hello Blogosphere! I’m back!!! I am well aware that my… Continue reading

Uno, Dos, Tres, ZUMBA!

Zumba, (Si), Ella quiere su Zumba, (Como? )- Pitbull, Calle Ocho Ok, so maybe Pitbull didn’t actually say that in his song, however it wouldn’t be especially far off to replace rumba with zumba… They only… Continue reading

Viral Video: Harlem Shake

Move over Gangnam Style. In the past week, a dance phenomena called the Harlem Shake has been spreading like wildfire over the internet and television media. When I first heard the name “Harlem… Continue reading

Drop pants not bombs, breakdance not hearts

And as the rest of the saying goes, make love not war… As I have alluded to in previous posts, dance is not static; it is constantly changing and evolving. With each new… Continue reading

Strike a Pose. Vogue (and Waack)!

“If you don’t understand the music, you will never understand the dance.” Tyrone Proctor, founding father of modern waacking The two dance styles I am focusing on today will certainly raise some eyebrows.… Continue reading

Dancing to Dubstep: Not as impossible as you think…

The song “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster and the People has a pretty dark undercurrent you wouldn’t notice until you really paid attention the the words. Even though it has a very upbeat and… Continue reading

Viral Video: Gangnam Style

I have big news! My blog reached over 500 page views last week. Its going viral! In honor of becoming a blossoming Internet sensation, I would like to dedicate this blog post to… Continue reading