“A dance is a walk structured to be felt.” I can’t remember where that came from, though I think it was a Russian architect or composer for some reason. I’ve always liked this quote. Thinking about it today though I began to wonder if it misses the point somewhat. Dancing is social. You can dance alone, sure, but i think the point here is made with social dancing in mind. Or perhaps there are two kinds of dance: the inner dance (to music, or structured to be felt by music, with music providing the structure) and the social dance, which produces feeling from communication. “A dance is a walk structured to be felt or a talk felt by walking.”

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