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Mastering the Dance Understanding the Role of Dance in Our Lives and the Lives of Our Ancestors

Written by Contemporary Artists on April 26, 2016. Posted in Ballroom dancing, Ballroom dancing lessons, Dance classes in tampa fl

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Art allows us to express ourselves through a variety of media. Paintings, songs, and dances are all forms of art that allow the artist to tell a story and help transmit meaning to onlookers. Dance is perhaps one of the oldest forms of human art that is shared across a wide variety of people throughout history. Understanding the role of dance in not only our lives but the lives of those who came before can help shed some new light on humanity as a whole.

Our Relationship With Dance

Before the written word and perhaps even before the spoken word there was dance. The earliest archaeological proof of dance was discovered in the form of cave paintings in India that are believed to be dated back to over 9,000 years ago. More recently, the Ancient Egyptians regularly used dance