Belly Dancing/Cabaret/Oriental Dance = Sacred as a moving spirit in constant prays as they move. Forbidden =Exotic Sex Goddess. Harem Girl = A night of entertainment for a Sultan.
Druids, Reiki, Shamanism and Trance Dance: Stemming from the Mediterranean, Africa, Algeria, Morocco, Spain and Italy. Pagan beliefs and healing dance rituals. Worshipping the old gods of pre-christian times. Nature based.
Sekhem Infinity Dance
The mystery originates from Egypt. Rediscovered in 1979 by Mr. Patrick Zeigler. Who brought this beautiful healing gift into this country.
Wicca's Traditional Circle Dances: Wicca is designed to raise the supernatural powers and to release latent spiritual forces. Known as the spiral dance. This is performed moving into the center and then out, drawing energy from the mysteries of the other world. The leader (man or woman) walks into the center, gains focus and becomes the transmitter of the energy that has been raised by the dance.
Oriental Dances: Japanese Dance Two main types of dancing are Mai and Odori. Mai is affiliated with Noh. Odori is related to Kabuki.
Korean Dance Korean dance is more than simply a form of entertainment It is an expression of a metaphysical philosophy Koreans have traditionally believed that the human body is a universe unto itself and that man's ideal existence lies in harmony with heaven and earth.
Greek Dance: Art, Beauty, Ancient, Life, Nature and Passionless. Folklore dances as well as holistic dance are for healing results. Even in the earlier years the Greek culture along with the Roman culture has uniquely mixed art and nature with dance. Dance and music are a mixture of purity and spiritual ecstasy. Completely leaving the body.
Ballet: Spiritually, Ballerina's fell under two category's "Pagan" and "Christians". Strong lust obsession's, exotic wants of spirituality. Innocent/Hussy. Major economic and social changes in the 19th century brought ballet from nobility art to more of an entertainment level. "Eve" a descent from heaven. Also considered a work of Mosaic art. Emblem of wanton sexuality. Frolicking unrestrained, graceful, gentle, demure. Voluptuous arms high priced pleasures. Enticing!
African Dance: The dancers are much more comfortable expressing grief in public through their movements. Also expressing freedom is being able to leave the music and explore the rhythmic and physical stillness. An African learns to become conscious mentally of every instrument played by the orchestra.
Brazilian Groove Master Leandro Carvalho is from Brazil and has combined three main rythems SAMBA, AXE-(Afro-brazilian), and BAHIA (which is a state of Brazil). Movements are with the shoulders, hips and feet mixed with Ballet and Jazz to add technical support. Leandro Carvalho has been featured in magazines such as Time Out and NY Magazine. Also the Daily News.
Flamenco: From Barcelona and Madrid Spain to Argentina. Gypsy beauty and very sensual. "Male or female" It doesn't matter. Flamenco is unique. Fire and passion.
Indian Dance: All Indian dance touches our center of emotions: (rasas): Love (sringara), Heroic (roudra), Humor (hasya) Fear (bhibasta,bhayanak), Courage (viram), Compassion (karuna) Wonder (adbhuta) and Peace (shanta).
Morocco is an Islamic State. With Arabic and Middle Eastern roots. Along with the Berber culture. Complimented by a European flavor. North tip of Africa. And borderline of Spain.
Latin American Dances: Here is seven Latin dances that add a lot of spice into the world. The Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Merengue, Salsa, Mambo, Samba, and Tango.These are sometimes danced with both hands holding some with one hand held and also at times no hold at all.
Nia "nee-uh" Neuromuscular Integrative Action: Nia was implemented in 1983 encouraging people to adapt and integrate an active mind body lifestyle. Nia has opened the world of fitness to new participants by being offered as a fitness and wellness program.
Turkish Folkloric Dances: There are over eighty folk dances representing the different origins of Turkey. Some of which are: greeting and Hora dances, Halay dances and Horon dances.
Water Ballet/Synchronized Swimming/Aquatic Art: Thank you MGM! Who started it all. In the present, moves we see today are based from the dance numbers underwater in a tank. But the first performance in a glass tank was in New York at the Hippodrome in 1907.
Vienna Austria - The Famous Waltz:
Although it did start in Austria, it moved across into Germany and Bavaria. A long time ago it was believed to cause a clash of views, also a lot of dispute and arguments. It was unthinkable for a man and woman to dance very close.