Dance And Hip-Hop Dance

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Many people have their own way to express their emotions. They can express themselves through art, writing, singing, and many more. A way to express myself is through dancing. I don’t dance just because I can express myself, but I dance because it brings back memories. Memories that are very special to me because my aunt was the reason I started to dance. I remember her teaching me how to warm up my body before dancing, so I won’t hurt myself. My aunt also taught me how to become a choreographer and how to handle my dance team. Dancing is very special to me because it reminds me of my aunt. She made me realized that I can voice out my feelings without taking it out on objects and/ or people. Dancing is like my own personal language that people …show more content…
Dancing styles such as ballet and hip-hop dance are very different in the way they present themselves, even the origin of the dances. Ballet was introduced in the Renaissance in Italy. While, hip-hop was introduced around the 1970’s in many states such as New York and California. Because hip-hop is a variety of dances categories as one, those different dances I can explore to feel the various types of hip-hop. Ballet is a different because it is just one type of dance. I can’t explore as much with ballet. Dancing hip-hop is also my style of dance it is loose and carefree; however, ballet has set positions and it has to be precise. They are different production like the Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and others for Disney princess for ballet. Hip-hop choreography are like the Cupid Shuffle, Cabbage Patch, and other dances. The music used in the dances are modified to match the dances. Ballet has a soothing and flow feeling because they music most of the time is instrumental. In hip hop it has an upbeat and hyper feeling because there are different types of music to dance to hip hop. My style in clothing also contributes to the dances. In hip-hop I get to dance in comfortable clothes; in sweats, joggers, or even in stylish clothing. In ballet I would have to dress in ballet leotard, slippers, skirts, or dresses. The outfits are too different. Although, they have …show more content…
I dance because it brings back memories of when I was a child. Dancing with my aunt was a very fun family bonding activity that none of my other relatives can relate to me. With dancing I realize that I can express my emotions; when I am sad, angry, happy, frustrated, etc. Instead of taking my anger on people I can express it through dancing. Dancing is not only for fun, but a way to express yourself. I can dance differently each time because of the various types of dances out in the world and each of them have different styles that can fit my mood and preferences. Dancing doesn’t only help me express myself, but it also keeps me from doing bad things. Once I let myself dance there is no stop, I’ll be dancing instead of doing bad things, such as drugs, getting drunk, and many more The fact that dancing can also be shown to my family and friends make it better because I know that they enjoy it like I do. People need to realize that dancing can help people in different ways. Martha Graham, a famous choreographer and modern dancer, once said, “Dance is the hidden language of the

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