Argentine Tango - history of Argentine Tango and Milonga.
Argentine Tango History - Milonga and Argentine Tango history by Mike Higgins Ballet History - Into a fantasy world: A history of ballet (offsite: CBC) Breakdance - traces the origins of break dance.
Cha Cha - history of cha cha.
Clogging - clog dancing or clogging, as it is sometimes known, takes its origins from square dancing. This is not where or how clogging began however. Disco - history of disco dancing.
Flamenco and the Spanish Gypsy - History of Flamenco Dance & Music. Foxtrot - history of foxtrot.
Hip Hop - history of hip-hop dance.
Hip Hop - history of hip hop, rapping, graffiti and b-boying. Hula and Tahitian Dance
Hustle - History of hustle dancing and New York Hustle.
Irish Dancing - Irish Dance Style Stands Alone
Jazz - history of jazz dancing.
Mambo - history of mambo.
Merengue - history of merengue dancing.
Peabody - history of peabody.
Polka - history of polka.
Rumba - history of rumba dancing.
Salsa - history of salsa dancing and music.
Samba - history of samba.
Swing - history of swing dance and Lindy Hop.
Tango - history of tango dancing.
Twist - history of the twist.
Waltz - history of waltz dance.
Western - history of country western dancing - two step, cowboy waltz, western swing and polka.
The following are a list of terms used in Dance;
Abstract dance - A plot less work composed of pure dance movements, although the composition may suggest a mood or subject.
Adagio - Any dance to slow music; also, part of the classical pas de deux in ballet.
In classical ballet the pas de deux (duet) consists of four sections: an opening adagio in which the man supports the woman in turns and balances, followed by a solo variation for each of them, and concluded by a fast coda in which they again dance together.
air, en l' - (ballet) a step done off the ground -- for instance, rond de jambe en l'air.
alegrias - Spanish Gypsy dance. It suggests the movements of the bullfight and is usually danced by a woman alone.
allegro - A dance with a fast or moderate tempo. That part of a ballet class comprised of fast turning or jumping, especially beaten steps; usually follows the adagio.
allemande - an 18th century dance.
allonge - (ballet) an elongated line; in particular, the horizontal line of an arabesque with one arm stretched front and the other back.
Amalgamation - A combination of two or more patterns or movements.
amague - a fake
arabesque - a position in which the dancer stands on one leg, straight or bent, with the other extended to the back at 90 degrees.
Argentinean tango - originated in the West Indies where it was danced only by the lowest classes.
Arkansas traveler - an old time barn dance depicting a salesman of tin ware who came from Arkansas.
Arm Styling - Positioning and movement of the arms, reflecting the character and style of the dance.
arrastre - a drag.
assemble - a jump from...