Traveling around the world we will experience different cultures. While food, language and architecture show you the culture’s history, music and dance showcase it through movement. Get your best dance outfit out and move your body to some of the best dances from around the world.
1. Capoeira – Brazil
Even though the capoeira is considered to be a dance, it is really a martial art. It started in Brazil and made its way throughout the world teaching people to fight in style. It is a very energetic dance which combines playing special instruments, singing and dancing. Even though it looks very easy, some practice is required to perfect the best moves.
2. Salsa – Latin America
This sexy dance from Latin America is a combination of different moves (hence the name – “mixture”). Salsa evolved from a variety of Cuban dances which became popular throughout the world. It is very easy to find many modern salsa music mixes to hit it at the club. It doesn’t matter if you choose classic or a modern version, Salsa will make your heart pump.
3. Rumba – Cuba
Rumba is a dance based on rumba music which originated in the poor neighborhoods of Havana, Cuba. Rumba has made it all the way up to be included in classic ballroom dances and one of the best dances to express love and passion. Start your own dance party with rumba moves!
4. Can-can – France
The first thing that comes to mind is cabaret and Moulin Rouge with daring ladies on the stage. This very challenging dance attracts thousands of viewers from around the world. Can-can features not only high kicks and spins but even cartwheels. It’s very hard to perfect.
5. Flamenco – Spain
From the country of passion comes this fiery dance. Guitar based songs are essential for this Spanish art. You might know this dance by frilly dresses, clapping and vigorous stomps.