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'H' Dance Name ▼▲ Origin: Creator/Choreographer | Note See Also: Date
Habanera Havana, Cuba Spanish | Tango | Salsa | Latin | Andalusian - 1800's?
Half And Half New York Hesitation | Maxixe | Cinquante-Cinquante Vernon Castle 1912
Half Step, the Pueblo, CO. Mixture of the Highland Fling and One Step in quick time. (8/28/1917 Lima Daily News) M.E. Madden 1917
Half Time Waltz New York Variation of the: Hesitation Waltz - 1910
Halling, the Sweden - Swedish and Norwegian Country Dance -
Hambo, the Sweden Folk | Gammaldans | Hambopolkett | Polka | Polska | Round | Schottische Swedish 3/4 time dance -
Hambone, the USA Pattin' Juba | Giouba Sammy McGrier. (Red Saunders Music) 1952
Hammer & Tack USA Ballin' The Jack | Eagle Rock | Turkey Trot | Apache - 1921's?
Hamster Dance Internet Dubya Dance | Baby dance | Cow Dance Animated Hamsters dancing to theme song on Internet 1998?
Hand Dancing Washington, DC Jitterbug | Fast Dance | DC Hand | Lindy Hop | East Coast Swing | West Coast Swing 6ct: Kick Ball Chg | Sailor Shuffle | Sailor Shuffle 1950's
Hand Jive USA 10/1958-Compact Magazine: Instructions | Grease - 1950's
Harlem Glide Harlem - - 1910
Harlem River Quiver Harlem - Cotton Club Girls -
Harlem Shake, the Harlem, N.Y. the 'Albee' (AL. B.) | Eskista | Pop and Lock | Shoulder Shake | Shimmy | isolations Originally called the albee in Harlem Supposedly started by Al B. | 2001 G-Dep music video: "Let's Get It." 1981
Harvard, The New Orleans Waltz-Galop | The long slide is called the Harvard with the lady always making the Harvard forward. Prof. Vegas 1880's?
Harvard Caprice USA - Dance Masters of America 1896
Hasapiko, the Constantinople Ballo | Naftiko | Syrtaki | Zorba | Syrto aka: Makellarikos | Butcher's Dance Byzantine
Hautes Danse England Basse | Galiarde | Courante See: Basses Danse 1350-1600
Hay, The - Roundelay | Reye aka: Reye Md. Ages
Haymakers' Jig - Gigue | Clog | Tap | Reel | Hornpipe - 1800's?
Havana Rhumba Cuba Rumba | Latin | Sousa | Salsa - 1914?
Heebie Jeebies UK Intro.. by Miss Josephine Bradley & D. Wellesley-Smith. (Popular again in 1950s). The Creep Floyd DuPont 1927
Heel and Toe America? Collegiate | Mayme Gehue (Topsy and Eva) aka: Bohemian 1880's
Hen Scratch Bavaria Animal - -
Hesitation Waltz USA Waltz | Half Time Waltz | Boston | Viennese | Valse | Volta Albert Newman | Maurice Mouvet 1880's
High School Gallop USA - - -
High Yaller, the USA - - -
Highland Fling Scotland Sword Dance | Victory | Scotch Lassies dance | 1894 - Highland Dance Movie | Scottish Highlands -
Highland Schottische - Highland Fling | Schottische | Balmoral | Quadrilles | Contredanse aka: Balmoral -
Hike With Ike USA - - -
Hindu Dance Indonesia Kathak | Nrtta | Nrtya | Natya | Marwari | Mari-Puri - 1500 B.C.
Hindu Love Dance Indonesia? see: 1/10/1949 Life Mag. - -
Hip-Hop USA Rap | Robot | Break | Jazz | Street | Pop & Lock - 1982-
Hitchy Koo - Burlesque | Strip | Hootchy Kootchy Gladys Forrester 1959
Hoe-down USA Jam, the | Lindy Hop | Barn Dance Minstrel 1840's
Hoffman Glide New York Gaby Deslys | Gertrude Hoffman Ned Wayburn Probably 1914?
Hokey-Pokey, the - Children's Song | Mixer dance | Bunny Hop | The Creep | Monster Mash - 1950
Honolulu Glide UK Hula | Gilda Glide | Gaby Glide | Jazzbo Glide Robert Hale 1915
Hoop Dance New York Hoop Whirl | Waltz | Astaire Adelaide & Hughes | Ned Wayburn 1912
Hootchy-Kootchy
Philadelphia Belly | Salome | Burlesque | Turkish | Kathak | Oriental (Basically a term to mean any sexy type dance at fairs | carnivals etc.) Philadelphia Cent. Fair. aka: Hoochi-Coochi, Hootchy, Hootchie etc. 1876
Hootchy-Ma-Cootch USA Morton's: Animule Ball | Jelly Roll Morton's term for the Congo Grind -
Hop, The USA Lindy Hop | Al Smith Hop | Kangaroo Hop College's 1900's
Hop-A-Do, the USA Twist The Kids 1960's
Hopak, the Ukraine Gopak | Ballet | Folk - -
Hoppaldei, the France? Virelai | Firlefei | Hoppelrei | Couple dance 1800's?
Hora, the Lantore, Romania Round Dance | Carmen Sylva | sm:hora staccato | Lantore | Queen Elizabeth | Wedding | Balkan ring dance Nat'l. Romanian and Israel Palestinian dance -
Horn Pipe (Sailors) Ireland Clog | Tap | Buck and Wing | Piva | Jack Tar Musette | Gigue | Tambourin | Jig aka: Pas de Matelot -
Horon, the Black Sea Rahat Horon | comfortable Horon | Romaiika ?Sailors? | Maybe farmers -
Horovod, the Russia - (ruthenium costumed) -
Horse Ballets Rome and Arabia Ballet | Court dances | Stately - -
Horse Trot Boston A High stepping Cakewalk type One Step. The High Kicks made it Difficult for the ladies. Turkey Trot | Texas Tommy | Grizzly Bear | Bunny Hug | Reno Glide etc Uriel Davis. Introduced in Boston at a Ball in Copley-Plaza given by Hamilton Fish Jr. 1911?
Hot Rod Hop USA (mag has instructions - I need a copy :) Hot Rod Magazine ?/1955
Hovetanz, the Germany? Court dance - 1800's?
Hringbrot, the Iceland Vikivaka - -
Hucklebuck - Dirty Dance | Freak Dancin' | Paul Williams (song) The girls would get down on their back and the guy would stand over top of them. -
Hug Me Close USA - - 1912
Hukilau, the Hawaii Hawaiian dance | Ballroom Hula Don Wallace 1949
Hungarian Valse Hungary Waltz | see: Valse Rossini in his Guillaume Tell (William Tell). 1829
Hungroise, La - - - 1800's
Hula Dance, the Hawaii Hawaiian dance | Polynesian dance | Tahitian dance | Hula-Hula | Hukilau Hawaiian dance 1830's
Hula-Hula, the - Martha Raye | Gilda Gray also see Hukilau -
Hullas Sandwich Isl. Oriental Dance | Mime - -
Hupfauf, the Germany Landler | Piva | Ballo | Quaternaria After Dance 1400's?
Hurdy Gurdy, the France? Can Can | Burlesque | Prostitution | Striptease | Hootchy, Hootchi-Cootchi - c.1850s
Hustle, the Florida Disco | Line | Sling | Rope. (name was originally linked to a Line dance of same name by Van McCoy.) Disco Swing | Le Fox | New York Hustle | L.A. Hustle | Hustle Nevous | 4 Count Hustle | Manilla Swing | Philipino Swing | Disco Fox, plus other variations. | Saturday Night Fever | TGIF | Eddie Vega | John Travolta | Studio 54 | the Garage | Chaconne. 1968
Huayñitos, the Bolivia - Couples dance | Jumps and Stunts -
Harvard Hesitation Boston Waltz | Hesitation Waltz | Boston - 1937
Hop, the - swing Hop | Buzzard Hop | Lindy Hop | Al Smith Hop | Waltz Hop | Jig Hop | Byrd Hop Hops were also known as dances / parties. 1930-1989
Hymenaea Greece Bracelet | Pyrrhic | Bacchanalia | Labyrinth - -
Hymenia - Pyrrhic | War | Bacchus | Sacred | Mediatorial | Military | Social | Gymnopedia | Domestic | Funeral Performed at marriage festivals by young men and girls crowned with flowers. Ancient

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