Month: August 2020

Does Waltz mean to turn in German? – Intimate Dance Types

The most direct question is “Is Waltz a German expression?” But no specific answer is given here. The expression is usually translated as “German” in the German translations and “German phrases” in the English. These “German phrases” are sometimes known as “Hauslied” [Hauslied = German words or French phrases], “Vokofflied” [Vokofflied = French words]. The […]

Is ballet a social dance?

Well, yes – in the last century social dancing came to define modern ballet. The first dancers were known as gladiators, and the first female entertainers. They competed in events, and were rewarded with costumes, weapons and gifts. These competitions, though, were often the only chance that people had to see these dancers in person […]

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