(EMAILWIRE.COM, November 03, 2015 ) Johannesburg -- The information officer of Dance Culture shared the history of the Hip Hop dance to participants who took part in the dance culture workshop that was conducted recently. He comments, "The word hip hop can be traced back to the 40 s.
According to research in the 40s, the term was popular among African Americans. The origins of the Hip hop dance genre cannot be separated from the hip hop culture. The majority of dance styles, as well as moves, are sometimes considered to be hip-hop.
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Research states that hip hop is usually an umbrella term of different street dances styles that include popping, breaking Up-rocking as well as locking. Street dance takes place in the streets in places such as playgrounds, parking bays, backyards among other areas. The dancers tend to freestyle when showcasing their dance moves.
The information officer of Dance culture noted, "Hip Hop dance is conceived through time, places and spaces. According to Bradley an award-winning dancer and choreographer who created the Groovaloos explained that a majority of traditionalist often refer to locking and popping as street dance styles.
According to research dancing to create a pop, popping originated from Fresno. In the 60,s Don Campbell created the popular dance move locking. He named the style exclusively called it Campbellocking.
The breaking move originated from the South Bronx around the 70s and it include movements such as the Down rock, Top rock, Power, Freezes as well as b-boying.Hip hop cannot be defined in one simple definition, it means a lot to different individuals. Peoples dance styles are however connected to hip hop.
The information officer of Dance Culture added, "Break dancing IS associated with Hip Hop, but it developed from a variety of cultures. For instance Latino, American, African, tap, rock jazz.
Hip Hop has indeed evolved to include and incorporates popping, locking, lyrical, housing, waaking, voguing, crump, funk, tutting, street dance, boogaloo, animation, waving amongst other styles.
Our Hip Hop dance classes in Johannesburg styles, moves are very thrilling and there is a bit of something for everyone. Hip Hop requires skill and experience to master, so why not step into Dance Culture Studios to learn more. Our thrilling children's Hip Hop classes are a wonderful way of getting your children active and introducing them to the exciting world dance.
But Hip Hop is not limited to your children. If you're the one who enjoys that private party in your car or lounge whilst listening to the latest radio beats, then our Adult Hip Hop classes may be precisely what you have been looking for."
Wikipedia states, "evolution of hip-hop music, hip-hop social dancing emerged from breaking and the funk styles into different forms. Dances from the 1990s such as the Running Man, the Worm, and the Cabbage Patch entered the mainstream and became fad dances.
After the millennium, newer social dances such as the Cha Cha Slide and the Dougie also caught on and became very popular. Hip-hop dance is not a studio-derived style. Street dancers developed it in urban neighborhoods without a formal process.
All of the early substyles and social dances were brought about through a combination of events including inspiration from James Brown, DJ Kool Herc's invention of the break beat, the formation of dance crews, and Don Cornelius' creation of the television show Soul Train." For more information visit http://www.danceculture.co.za/
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