Dance and Dance >> International Dance Glossary P
Glossary is a list of words related to a specific topic, with brief definitions, arranged alphabetically. Here, we have an illustrated list of words with their meanings in context of dance.
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If the feet had chalk on them the marks left on the floor would show the floor pathway. Air pathways are the routes traced in the air during a gesture by any body part. Pathways can be curved, angular, straight, or a combination of these.

Personal Space:

All the space around the body that can be reached into while standing still. Personal space goes with the dancer wherever (s)he moves.


Two or more movement ideas (motifs) linked together.


The way the body is carried.