We can start as far back as the Druids dancing religiously to honour the Oak tree and the sun. Then the Celts arrived in Ireland over 2, years ago bringing with them their own types of dancing. Then when the conversion to Christianity happened, the peasants expressed their beliefs through music and dance. The dancing in Ireland became more sophisticated and admired in the 16 th century.
The stage trembled under the rhythmic tapping of wood on wood as glossy ringlets bounced in the summer sun. After an energetic jig, a dozen grinning and giggling girls filed past me in their sparkling dresses. Meanwhile, I anxiously adjusted the straps on my black leather shoes and prepared to take the stage. I was about to embark upon a path that would spark my interest in performing, inspire me to dedicate myself to my passions, and connect me to my Irish heritage. Years of practice to reach the third of four levels in each of my dances have shown me the rewards of perseverance.
The dance is usually done with couples and it is danced in a fast triple time. Another dance form England is the Allemande; witch shows the widest variation in their descriptions. Steps are basic and unique. It is a line dance, danced by ma The courts of Italy and France became the center of new development in dance providing support for dance masters so they could create new dances for the courtiers.