Social dance


Social dance

Social dance is the most important category of dance styles. In this type of dance the sociability and socializing are the principal focuses of the dancing.

Many social dances are partner dances; but it is natural to include in this category such groups of dances as round dances, line dances, novelty dances, or simply club dancing in solo.


Ballroom dance
Swing dance
Club dance
 Ballroom dance
Ballroom dance belongs to social dance because it promotes social interaction.
 Swing dance
Swing dance was created in Harlem and is still danced today.
 Club dance
Are appropriated for dancing in informal ambiances of night clubs, bars, etc.
Contra dance
Square dance
Street dance
 Contra dance
Can be found through the world; however they are popular in the United States.
 Square dance
Square dance is a folk dance; this dance consists in four couples.
 Street dance
Developed outside of dance studios in everyday places such as streets.