List of dance style categories: Wikis


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This is a list of dance style categories. These categories are not mutually exclusive and are context dependent (i.e., a particular dance may belong to several categories).


Social dance / Participation dance

Electronic dance

Historical dance

see also Concert dance

Folk dance

  perafic dance

Ballroom dance

Latin dance

Swing dance

western dance

Traditional dance

Liturgical dance

Participative dance improvisation


Concert dance / performance dance

Historical dance

Belly dance

Further reading

  • Carter, A. (1998) The Routledge Dance Studies Reader. Routledge. ISBN 0-415-16447-8
  • Sharp, C. J. (1924) The dance; an historical survey of dancing in Europe. Rowman and Littlefield . ISBN 0-87471-105-3
  • Thomas, H. (2003) The Body, Dance and Cultural Theory. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 0-333-72432-1
  • Feliksdal, B (2003) Modern Tap Dance, ISBN 90-807-69-924 Bekebooks
  • Feliksdal, B (2004) Jazz Dance Syllabus Jazz, Rhythm, Body and Soul. ISBN 90-807699-4-0 Bekebooks. Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Feliksdal, B (2009) Urban Dance-Jazzdans, ISBN 97-890-8076-9960 Bekebooks. Amsterdam,The Netherlands


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