Dance categories by main purpose


Dance categories by main purpose


Inside this category are:

Social dance
Concert dance or  performance dance
Ceremonial dance
 Social dance
Social dance is the most important category of dance styles.
 Concert dance or performance dance
There are a wide range of concert dance styles.
 Ceremonial dance
The purpose of the Ceremonial dance is ceremonial or ritualistic nature.
Competitive dance
Erotic dance
Participation dance
 Competitive dance
The competitors are required to perform at least one dance from a particular division.
 Erotic dance
Is one of the most antique and natural expressions of celebrating the core of life itself.
 Participation dance
Is also known as audience participation dance or group-participation dance.