Tag Archive: culture

Black History Month Spotlight: Alvin Ailey

Hello Readers – This has been a very long hiatus. I’ve missed you! Tell me things about your life. How was your 2016? How is your 2017? Hopefully a little more joyous now that I’m… Continue reading

Dance Around the World: Flamenco

After taking an extended hiatus from blogging, I wanted to complete the posts that I had started writing previously. It’s quite likely some of you wondered if I had given up on dance. That could not be… Continue reading

Dancer Spotlight: Misty Copeland

Hello Again, So now that I have returned from my hiatus, I thought it would be fitting to have my return post be a viral video. It is still gaining widespread mainstream attention… Continue reading

Dance Around the World: Irish Step Dancing

Greetings World!!! Dance Pundit is back from her very extended hiatus. Thank you for sticking with me during this frigid winter. During my period of hibernation, I still managed to receive an average of… Continue reading

Dance Around the World: Raqs Sharqi aka Belly Dance

Greetings All, So I’ve realized that I haven’t mentioned Christopher Scott in a blog post for quite some time. Boom. Done. Moving on 🙂 Although I have seen belly dance performed countless times,… 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

Celebrating the Earth through Dance

The Earth has music for those who listen. -George Santayana I know it has been quite some time since I have written a post for this blog. I will spare you my excuses… Continue reading

Out with the old and in with the New Year

Happy New Year Everyone!!! It is crazy to think that one year has ended and another year has begun. In 2012 I graduated from college, got my first job, and started this blog.… 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