One of the most common types of dance is pop. It first started in the 1980s, when popular music was only heard in clubs. However, during the 1990s, the genre became more popular. This is largely due to its simplicity and ease to learn. Songs in the genre can be danced to by virtually anyone in any club, whether you’re a newbie or an experienced dancer. Here are some things you need to know about pop dance.
Popping’s origins are unclear, but it can be traced to the late 1970s funk era. Poppers commonly dance to funk and disco music. Popular poppers at that time included Dayton, Zapp, and the Dazz Band. Later, poppers began incorporating electro and hip hop music, including tracks by Afrika Bambaata and Kurt Blow. In addition to the original 1970s music, poppers also used contemporary hip hop, such as instrumental and abstract hip hop.
Some dancers combine pop and stop in their performances. A stop in a pop dance is an abrupt halt in a dance, and it’s often performed with a pop at the beginning of the movement. A stop dance is a series of footwork-oriented techniques that aim to create the illusion of floating across the floor. This type of dance includes a backslide, which Michael Jackson referred to as the “moonwalk”.
Another pop dance is the Scarecrow. This style of dancing imitates the scarecrow character from the movie The Wizard of Oz. This style is characterized by outstretched arms and legs. Another dance style is strobing, which gives the impression of moving within a flash of light. Performing strobing requires precise timing and distance between movements. In addition, it is a popular style of dance.