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🕺The Art of Dance.

🕺The Art of Dance.

Dance; a sequence of movements, someone moving their body.

 The ART of Dance is a performing art form.

It transmits culture, emotions, tells stories and can be a testimony of a historical moment or a place of origin. 

Energy exults out of the performance of a succession of gesture. 

It has been performed and has inspired artists for as long as the humankind has been in existence.

From ballet to square dance, many forms of dance exist from belly dancing, from yesterday to today and tomorrow, from duo, trio, troupe performances.

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There are shortcuts to happiness and dancing is one of them.

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🌸 History.

🌸 History.

Archaeological findings have discovered records of representation of dance, in India, that are more than 9 000 years old.

Egyptians have created illustrations of dance, more than 3 000 BC ago.

Many historians have suggested that dance has played a crucial role in transmitting history before the invention of written languages.

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🦢 As a form of Inspiration.

🦢 As a form of Inspiration.

It has been an inspiration to several visual artists and fashion designer from Coco Chanel creating the costume for a Paris presentation of Le Sacre Du Printemps by Igor Stravinsky to collaborate between John Cage & Merce Cunningham.

 It has been represented in painting, sculpture, let’s think of La Petite Danseuse de Degas. Picasso has created stage sets for Les Ballets Russe.

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WAYNE DYER.

When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way. 

WAYNE DYER.

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If you stumble, make it part of the dance.

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💃 Dance: A form of Self Expression.

💃 Dance: A form of Self Expression.

Dance is also a connections agent – it connects to rhythms, to cultural traditions. It has been captured by film, video and photography and as it is performed, those are becoming the record of the fact that it happens. 

However, there is a question and a popular debate topic, whether all forms of dance fall within the genre of art. 

Here you will read compelling reasons why this form of self-expression is a form of art, in its own right. 

  1. It Is Closely Aligned With Music,
  2. It Is A Form Of Self Expression,
  3. Tells A Story &
  4. Open To Interpretation.

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🎼 It Is closely aligned with music.

🎼 It Is closely aligned with music.

Dance is not necessarily required to be paired with music they do go hand in hand.

Dance takes all types of music and provides a physical outlet where the fluidity of the body can be applied to music to add a visual element and complement the music.

Learning about different music's and forms of dance, opens the mind to different and new creativity, offers exposure to different cultures and expression styles. 

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🫂 It is A form of Self Expression.

🫂 It is A form of Self Expression.

Whether you are a dancer or you are watching a performance, dance evokes the same reactions. 

Through the movements of the body, facial expressions, gestures, the steps taken, the music associated with a dance is able to showcase emotions and entice the viewing into sharing the emotional journey the dancer is telling. 

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🦄 Tells A Story.

🦄 Tells A Story.

Dance takes the story and literally brings it to life in a visual manner. 

Body language, facial expression and rhythmic motions all sync together to captivate the watcher and draw them into the tale as it is unfolding. 

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📖 Open To Interpretation.

📖 Open To Interpretation.

Like all forms of art, there is an element of interpretation required, dance is no different. 

With a variety of different ways to position, angle, gesture and express yourself, dance can be interpreted in many different ways. 

Being one of the purest ways of self-expression, dance is an art form that doesn’t require anything more than a person’s body.

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MARTHA GRAHAM.

Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.

MARTHA GRAHAM.

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Take your work seriously, but never yourself."

MARGOT FONTEYN

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👯‍♀️ Hope you never miss a chance to dance.

👯‍♀️ Hope you never miss a chance to dance.

Through passion, desire and expression to be shared, dance is one of the only forms of art that has popularity across all parts of the world. Language or technical training doesn’t matter.

By moving the body, a story can be told that can be appreciated by anyone.

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CURATED BY

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परिवर्तनमेव स्थिरमस्ति ~ My Focused Discourse on Self-help | Psychology | Emotion & Intelligence | Engineering & Innovation | Effects & Laws | the Cosmos.

CURATOR'S NOTE

Alone or in a group, created in the hype of the moment or rehearsed for hours, the performing art that is dance creates moments of emotions. Focus on this unique art form!

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