Incorporating dance styles from varying decades is a fun activity to use in your dance classroom!

Here are some suggestions to get you started:

1950s: The Twist, The Bop

1960s: Mashed Potato, The Monkey, The Swim

1970s: Hustle, YMCA

1980s: Sprinkler, Running Man

1990s: Macarena

When you start combing through the decades and digging into the history, there’s so much opportunity for sharing historical styles with your dancers!

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