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Dance categories


Dance categories

There are many different types of dances around the world, but dance can be divided into two principal categories that each has various subcategories.

There are dance categories by:

Number of interacting dancers
main purpose
 Number of interacting dancers
There are different styles: solo dance, partners dance and group dance.
 Main purpose
Categories by main purpose are: social dance, doncert dance or performance dance.

These two categories are not mutually exclusive and are dependent from the context; a dance style may belong to several types.