Dance is the dance action and each of its forms . The term is also used to name the local destined to dance, to musical piece that can be danced and at theatrical show In which dance.
There are different types of dances. He fancy dress ball , for example, is one in which attendees dress in an unconventional way. At masquerade , the participants wear masks. He ballroom dancing It is the one in which couples participate.
Ballroom dances have two variants. Thus, on the one hand there are those that are developed within a sports competition and on the other hand there are those that are carried out for simple entertainment. This means that there are different types of dance that are part of one or another category, however, they have in common the cha cha cha, the pasodoble, the rumba or the tango, among others.
Within what would be the social dance, that of pure entertainment, there are also other dances such as conga, fox-trot, merengue, rock and roll or swing. Meanwhile, on the competitive side, we should also talk about salsa, English waltz, quickstep or jive.
Specifically, the dance consists in the execution of certain movements accompanied by the body, arms and legs. These movements are performed at the rhythm of the music .
The first dances or dances had ritual character . Dances were performed for the stars (like the Sun wave Moon ), animals and crops. On the other hand, they paid tribute to the gods.
Over time, the dance became considered a entertainment or as a artistic show . Today, dancing is one of the main entertainment for teenagers and young people around the world.
At present, and in that sense of social event, we should highlight acts such as, for example, the well-known Baile de la Rosa that takes place annually during the spring in Monaco. Specifically, it is a charity event attended by many illustrious people in society as members of royalty, businessmen and figures of the artistic world.
It is also important to highlight that there is an expression that we use very frequently and in a colloquial way that uses the term in question. This is the adverbial phrase "dance of San Vito" that is used to state that someone has a seizure-like illness or that a person is very restless and not for a single moment, is always doing things and moving.
In another sense, a dance is the alteration by mistake in the order of something (for example, a dance of letters) or repeated changes in the configuration of something or of the positions that occupy the people (dance of officials).
Finally, it should be noted that a dance is a Fight or a violent altercation : "Last night there was dancing on the soccer field, the fans of the two teams fought".