break dancing

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a form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves in which different parts of the body touch the ground

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Break dancing has become an increasingly popular pastime among Lebanese youth.
The art of break dancing, known also as B-Boying or breaking, started in the late 1970s in the Bronx, NY and is an important element of hip-hop culture.
Wesam Ibrahim, 23, said he has been break dancing for two years.
Break dancing is a popular activity in teenagers and is associated with severe trauma to bones and tissues.
A BREAK dancing troupe fly the flag for Birmingham this weekend as it attempts to win through to the world championships.
But one thing he was less keen to attempt was the break dancing moves.
Some learn the basics of break dancing the way many young Americans do: from hip-hop videos on MTV.
Centre manager Des Farrell said: "The Summer In The City event will see a three-day showcase of Latin music and dance, an African Trio demonstrating African Culture, Urban DJ with break dancing exhibitions and much, much more.
Teaching its viewers of the different techniques and progression of break dancing.
She said: "Activities have been diverse and included eco-sculpture, flower arranging, work with Huddersfield Library, African drumming, singing, dancing, Black History Month, break dancing, fashion design and more.
GENE Kelly's Singin' In The Rain dance scene has been updated - with the star now break dancing.
Hip-Hop: the popular culture of big city and especially inner-city youth, characterized by Graffiti art, Break dancing and rap music; of or relating to this culture (The American Heritage College Dictionary, Third Edition).
Editors Jeff Todd Titon and Bob Carlin generally exclude popular culture as well, focusing primarily on surviving examples of old folk music, although there are exceptions: Tejano, break dancing and rap are included and presented as contemporary manifestations of old folk traditions.
More importantly, this relates break dancing to, among other things, Caribbean limbo, said by tradition to have been born in the cramped holds of the slave ships.
based network has a regular programming schedule devoted almost entirely to the Hip Hop marketplace with a targeted selection of programming centered on the foundation of Hip Hop's core elements: Deejaying, Emceeing, Break dancing and Graffiti.