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6 Dances That Shocked Society Throughout History

La Volta (1550s) (“the turn”) La volta was a 16th-century court dance for couples that called for intimate embraces and high jumps that tested the standards of propriety. It became more respectable after Queen Elizabeth I danced it. The Waltz (1810s) Though tame by today’s standards, the close embrace and continuous looping feeling from the […]