People rarely move together anymore, and it really, really bothers me.
Dance used to be a focal social activity in the generations that have come before mine. Many of our grandparents will have met on the dance floor.
Among this dancing, were incredible inter generational exchanges.
Now, we segregate dance into ages, abilities and styles, which somewhat takes the opportunity for social dance exchanges away.
As a result, we’ve seen a massive decrease in people engaging in social dance throughout England. At present only 6.3% of the population dance in a social setting (not for fitness).