The Story of Music & Dance - Sapien Kid – SapienKid™
The Story of Music & Dance - Sapien Kid

The Story of Music & Dance - Sapien Kid

  • 09 March, 2023
  • Jay Chauhan

What is Music?

Music is the art of arranging sound in time through the elements of melody, harmony, rhythm and timbre.

An art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony and color.



Influence of music :-

  • MOOD

It is true that some people don’t think that music can affect your emotions but actually all the time you hear something you feel. And what you feel matters because you are always gonna feel the notes that you hear.

  • BODY

And the music also influences your body but is not actually the music by itself it's just the lyrics or just the society and its vogue because some people are susceptible to do what the song tells them to do.


Studies have shown that when people listen to music, their emotions fluctuate, and the effect is to change their behavior. Studies have shown that different languages, tempos, tones, and sound levels of music can cause different effects on emotions, mental activities, and physical reactions.

Music as entertainment :-

  • Music is a great form of entertainment for you. When you listen to music, for a moment you forget everything, that’s how music entertains you when you feel it from your innermost being.
  • Music as a form of entertainment has been seen on special occasions like wedding ceremonies, parties, and some other events, etc, that means that the music can make memories about your life, and that's good because you remember a person or a situation that made you happy and that's exciting.
  • The music gets you active, fun and prevents you from diseases like anxiety or depression, with the music you can communicate your feelings, and music comes from what is in the soul.
  • Music’s a universal language, that’s why music's the most important art form. Everybody listens to music in their house or in the streets, you can listen to music in the stores, in movies, radio, in your church or your school, music can touch anybody and everybody no matter the country.

What are 8 elements of Music :-

  1. Dynamics
  2. Form
  3. Harmony
  4. Melody
  5. Tonality
  6. Timbre
  7. Texture
  8. Rhythm 

Benefits of music in children:-

  1. It helps to improve their brain power.
  2. It helps them develop social skills.
  3. It helps them build their confidence.
  4. It inspires creativity.
  5. It teaches them patience.
  6. It is a great form of expression.
  7. It teaches them discipline.
  8. It makes them enjoy themselves.

What is Dance?

Dance is a performing art form consisting of sequences of movement, either improvised or purposefully selected. This movement has aesthetic and often symbolic value.

Dance stands for:-

D- Discipline 

A- Attitude 

N- Never give up

C- Confidence 

E- Expression

What are the 5 elements of dancing:-

5 Universal Elements of Dancing

Dancing in all its forms involves five key elements:

  • Body: The body is the primary instrument of dance. Dancers may use their entire bodies or limit movement to certain body parts. Professional dancers train their bodies to have exceptional agility and strength.
  • Action: Action refers to what the dancer does while dancing, whether they stay rooted in one spot or move across the floor and through the air.
  • Space: Dancers move through space in every possible way, varying their level, direction, and path as they move, no matter the form of dance. They also move, often in very specific ways, in relation to other people taking part in a given dance.
  • Time: Time is one of the key elements of dance, as it relates to the rhythm of the movements. Performers often choreograph their dances to the meter of the music.
  • Energy: The final element of dance, energy, speaks to how the dancers move through space and time. Dancers can use their bodies and their dance technique to make movements that are smooth or sudden, that feel tight and restricted or light and relaxed.

Have you experienced a dance that truly expressed a story or emotion?

Dance was how stories and feelings were conveyed before language. 

Dance is deeply tied to music, art, and fashion history. These influences can be seen in dance costuming and uniform, and its evolution throughout ages.

How does dance experience your life better?

Dance is a healthy physical activity, with many far reaching physical, and psychological benefits. Dancing can be enjoyed in many forms, and is for every age and ability. This physical activity appeals to some who may not typically be active and therefore may be another alternative of exercise. Dance for health has become an important factor in the prevention, treatment and management in several health circumstances. It can benefit both physical and mental health and subsidizes social communication. Dance is an art which is learned in and shared between many cultures. Types of dance can entail body movements, expression and collaboration

Types of dance :-

  • Indian classical dance
  • Western dance
  • Novelty or Fad Dance
  • Social Dance
  • Latin/Rhythm Dance
  • Street Dance

Dance is art:-

  • Dance; a sequence of movements, someone moving their body. The .ART of Dance is a performing art form. It transmits culture, emotions, tells stories and can be a testimony of a historical moment or a place of origin.
  • Dance is also a form of art that often calls on others to support its intention, be it music, stage décor, costume and more. Still, it also stands on its own and can be performed as freely or as carefully choreographed as possible.
  • It has been an inspiration to several visual artist
  • Dance is also a connection agent – it connects to rhythms, to cultural traditions. It is a social form of art.
  • Dance can be used as a vehicle for expression.  It can help tell a story, convey feelings and emotions, and connect with others and with ourselves.  Body movement can be expressive and communicative.  It can be used as a means of self-expression where words are not necessary – the body does all the talking! 

Benefits of dance :-

  1. Improves cardiovascular health
  2. Improves balance and strength, 
  3. Gentle on your body
  4. Boosts cognitive performance
  5. Challenges your brain
  6. Is inclusive 
  7. Can be a social activity
  8. Helps boost your mood
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