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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Clothing for Dance


One of the oldest social and exercise activities in the history of the human race is dancing to music. Although our ancestors danced for different reasons than we do now, they found it an important part of their lives. In addition to moving to the beats and rhythm of the music, past generations and cultures also painted their bodies, arranged their hair and wore exotic dancewear or clothes giving a much different appearance to their everyday attire. The clothing for dance, the type of music, and the reasons may have changed over the millennia, but dancers of the twenty-first century still care a great deal about how they look when they are on the dance floor.
Admittedly, many dancers do not care about who is watching or what they might think, and just dance for the love of dancing, however it would be fair to say that most who step onto the dance floor want to put on a show, or at least look good in the eyes of others. What is the point in having the moves but dressing in a dull or unattractive way?

Dancewear clothes vary in colour, design, comfort and price. Whereas some dancers want to match vibrant colours with exciting music, others have dance moves which require gymnastic levels of flexibility and body movements. Exotic dancewear can be worn for dancing to music from other countries or cultures. It all really depends on the situation and the individual. In addition, one also has to consider the cost of club dress as many garments cannot normally be worn when not in a disco or other dance venue. Those lucky enough to have a large or unlimited budget are able to visit any dance shop and choose a nice outfit with a matching pair of Bloch shoes or another similar brand.

Dance shops are more numerous than many people may believe and vary in their range of outfits and the value they offer. Customers can easily do an internet search for the nearest shop in their area which sells the dance attire that they are after, because walking around the streets is both tiring and it is easy to miss the funky little shops hidden away from main streets.

Whichever type of dance clothing you are after, be it exotic dancewear or just a pair of comfortable dance shoes, it is best to do a little research first, then make a plan of which shop or shops to visit before the next party or disco.

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