By: Alison Hanson


Dance teachers may be self-employed, or employed by dance schools or general education institutions with dance programs.The professional life of a dancer is generally one of constantly changing work situations, strong competitive pressure and low pay. The arm of the dancer to her left literally stretches as it reaches toward the leader's hand, where momentum has broken the circle.In whatever canvas they appear, these are no ordinary dancers, but mythical creatures in a timeless landscape.


It may be analysed purely by its choreography, its repertoire of movements, or it may be classified according to its time or place of origin. At best, you'll risk looking a bit herky-jerky in your movements; at worst you may find yourself with a twisted ankle or tweaked-out knee.
Some dances consist of symbolic gestures that tell a story completely through movement.


All illuminate the manner in which people have joyfully expressed themselves as they dance for and with one another.

It seems natural for people to express themselves through rhythmic movement.Dance as art may tell a story, set a mood, or express an emotion.

Dance Moms - Group Dance "Seven Dancers"