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list of . It is a non-categorized, index list of specific dances. There may also be listed dances which could either be considered a specific dance or a family of related dances, depending on your perspective. For example dances ballet, ballroom dance and folk dance can be considered a single dance style or a family of related dances. The purpose of the page is to have as complete an index as possible. Specific dances are listed below in alphabetical order, and only should be listed one time. Variants of a specific dance should be listed as indented items, and not as separate items. For example Waltz has several variants. This makes the list easier to read, and avoids redundant links.
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Dances listed on these specialized (categorized) lists should also be included in this general index.
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List; A [edit ] B [edit ] Baba Karam (Persian, Folk) Bachata (Latin Club, Folk) Baagh Naach (Folk dance from Odisha, India) Bagurumba (Folk dance of Assam, North-east India) Balboa (Swing) Ballet, category, also known as classical dance Ballos (Burçak tarlası oyunu)( Greece), ( Turkey) Ballroom dance, category Ballu tundu ( Sardinia) Bandari dance Bardo Chham (Folk dance of Arunachal, North-east India) Barn dance, category Baroque dance, category Barynya (Russian, folk) Basse danse (also Basse-dance, Bassadanse, Bassadanze. French and Italian Renaissance dances) Basque dance BBoying (Breakdance) Belly dance Beguine, dance of Caribbean origin Bereznianka ( Ukrainian, Carpathian Ruthenia) Bergamask (Be dance, from Bergamo, Italy Bhangra (Folk Dance of Northern India) Bharatanatyam (Indian classical dance) Big Apple (Line dance) Bihu dance (Folk dance of Assam, India) Black Bottom (see Lindy Hop) Blues (Club dance, Swing) Bolero (American Ballroom, Cuban, European) Bomba (African, Caribbean) Bon Odori ( Japanese) Boogaloo Boogie-woogie (Swing) Bop, see Bop music, also ABA at List of dance organizations Bossa nova ( Brazilian, see Bossa nova music) Borrowdale ( Zimbabweean, see Museve music) Boston Bourrée (historical) Branle ( Bransle) (historical) Breakaway (see Lindy Hop) Breakdancing Bugg Bump and grind Bunny Hop Butoh ( Japanese) Buyo ( Japanese) C [edit ] Capreco From Angola Cat Daddy Cajun dance, ( Louisiana, USA Regional, Cajun) Cakewalk (Swing) Calypso ( Caribbean) Candombe ( Uruguayan) Canaries dance (historical, Renaissance, court) Can-can (Cancan, can can) Capoeira (dance and martial art, Brazilian) Caporales ( Bolivia) Cariñosa (dance of love) Philippines Carioca Carol (Medieval) Castle Walk Căluş ( Romanian ritual dance) Ceroc (Modern Jive, Club) Chaabi (Moroccan Berber dance) Chacarera (Argentina) Chaconne Cha cha cha or Cha cha ( Cuba, Latin Ballroom Social) Cha-Cha Slide (dance)( African American, Party Social Event) Chamame (Chamamé, Argentina) Charleston Chasapiko ( Greece) Cheerleading Chicken Dance Chicken Noodle Soup Chhau dance (Folk Dance of Odisha, India) Chodzony ( Poland) Chula (Southern Brasil) Cinquepace, Cinque-pace Circassian Dance Circle dance Clogging Clowning Cocek Collegiate shag Conga Contact improvisation Contemporary dance Contra dance Cordax Greek / Roman erotic dance Cossack dance Cotillion Country/western dance Country dance Country/Western Two-step Courante (historical) Court dance Csárdás (Folk, Hungarian; also variants in Slovak dances, Rusyn dances, ( Ukrainian dances, Lemko dances)) Cuarteto ( Argentina) Cueca ( Argentina, Bolivia, Chile) Cumbia ( Colombia, Club) Cumbia Villera ( Argentina) Cupid Shuffle D [edit ] E [edit ] F [edit ] G [edit ] H [edit ] Haka (Māori) Hakken (Dutch) Halay (Turkish, Folk) Halparki (Kurdish) Hambo (Scandinavian, Folk) Hand jive Hardcore Dancing (Urban American Hardcore) Harlem Shake Hasapiko ( Greece) Headbanging Highland dancing Hip hop dance Historical dance Hitch hike Hokey Pokey, also known as Hokey-cokey, Okey-cokey Hootchy-Kootchy Holubka ( Ukrainian, Hutsul, Bukovina, Carpathian Ruthenia) Humppa (see Music of Finland) Hopak ( Ukrainian) Hopak-Kolom ( Ukrainian) House dance Hora (many named versions; folk, Bulgarian, Israeli, Romanian, Ukrainian) Horon (Turkish, Folk) Hornpipe ( Ireland) Huaylas ( Peru) Huayno ( Peru) Hula Hully Gully Hustle and its variant, New York Hustle (Club) Hutsulka ( Ukrainian, Hutsuls) I [edit ] J [edit ] K [edit ] L [edit ] M [edit ] N [edit ] O [edit ] P [edit ] Pachanga Palo de Mayo ( Nicaragua), Afro-Caribbean influence, not to be confused with Maypole dance Pagode Panthi (Folk dance of Chhattisgarh, India) Pantsula ( South Africa) Parasol dance (Japan) Partner dance Participation dance Para Para Passacaglia (Passacaille) (historical) Passepied (historical) Pasillo Paso Doble (Spanish Ballroom, International Latin) Pavane (historical) Peabody (ballroom) Peewee style (originated by Pee-wee Herman in Pee-wee's Big Adventure) Pentozalis ( Greece) Persian dance ( Iran). Pidikhtos ( Greece) Kastrinos Pidikhtos ( Greece) Malevyziotiko Pidikhtos ( Greece) Pendozalis ( Greece) Pogo (A punk dance, consisting of jumping up and down) Pogonisios ( Greece) Pole dancing Polka - many named versions (Ballroom, Folk, Historical) Polka-mazurka Polonaise Pols ( Norway, Folk, see Polska) Polska (pl.: Polskor; Sweden, Folk) Pom Squad Pony Pop, Lock, and Drop It ( Hip hop) Prophetic dance Pryvit ( Ukrainian) Punta ( Honduras) Push (Swing, Texas) Pyrrhichios (Dance from Pontos; Greek Black Sea) Q [edit ] R [edit ] S [edit ] T [edit ] Tambourin (Provençal) Tango ( Argentina) (Ballroom, Social, Club) Tanoura (Egyptian dance) Tap Charleston (see Lindy Hop) Tap dance Tarantella (Italian, folk) Tau'olunga (Tongan or Samoan - Polynesian origins) Tecktonik ("tck") Temani ( Israeli Jewish dance) Texas Tommy (see Lindy Hop) Tinikling ( Philippines) Time Warp Tinku ( Bolivia, Peru) Tondero ( Peru) Tourdion (historical) Traditional dance Tranky Doo (Swing, Line dance) Trata ( Greece) Trepak (Russian, folk) Tribal Style Belly Dance Troika (Folk, Russian, Cajun) Tropotianka ( Ukrainian, Rusyn, Carpathian Ruthenia, Bukovina, Hutsuls) Troubadou (Haiti) Tsakonikos ( Greece) Tsamiko ( Greece) Tsifteteli (Tsifte-Teli) (Çifte-telli) ( Turkish) ( Greece)( Gypsy)( Arabic) Tsirigotikos (Kythiraikos, Bourdaris) ( Greece) Tsyganochka, ("Gypsie Girl") Russian Tumba Twerking Twist Two-step U [edit ] V [edit ] W [edit ] X [edit ] Y [edit ] Z [edit ] See also [edit ]