Party Clubbing VS Dancing
Is Clubbing Dancing?
It has been recently debated on social networks as to IF Clubbing is considered dancing.
As a dancer, I have had too many friends who invite me to go clubbing with them. The times when I would decline, they would reply back by saying, "You're a dancer! You should love clubbing, all it is, is dancing!" For me, this statement seemed near impossible to comprehend. Yes, you dance at the club. However, clubbing is not dancing. Clubbing is a social excuse to drink, party, and get other people's attention.
Other Clubbing Views
Blogger, Besski Livius wrote an article about dancing and clubbing. in this article, she states that some girls may say they go clubbing because they "love to dance," however Besski disagrees. She states,
"I hear this reason a lot. “I go clubbing because I love to dance!” …Really? Is it clubbing the best environment to enjoy your passion for dancing? I personally don’t think so. Still, I don’t deny the fact that some girls go out just because they love to dance. But if you think about it, the kind of dancing that happens in a club has one end goal – getting attention."
Besski's statement is spot on and clearly shows one main reason why dancing and clubbing are entirely different and should never be in the same category
Let's See How Dancing and Clubbing Compare
Call up your friends to see who all wants to go out.
Practice and stretch every day
Find a good club to go to
Find the right studio or company and Enroll in dance classes to learn techniques
Get dressed up (sexy, casual, formal, hip)
Wear athletic, flexible clothing. Get dressed up for performances in costumes that fit the routine
Drink alcoholic beverages socially
Drink lots of water to stay hydrated
Dance suggestively, and crazily on the dance floor.
Hire professional choreographers to be competitive with dance choreo
Stay up all night
Get a good nights sleep before performances
Purpose: to get the attention of others
Purpose: to excel and show the world what dance is really all about.
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I hope this article intrigued you just a little bit to understand how dancing and clubbing are very different.
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