Sock Hop Dance Themes
The dancing style of the 1950’s is one many people remember fondly. Perhaps you were around to enjoy it back then. Most people though have to view it on TV from time to time. Some of the TV shows including American Dreams offered people an inside look at the dances and the artists of that era. Why not have some fun experiencing them on your own? Before you know it you will have a huge smile on your face!
A sock hop dance theme is a great way to get people involved in those songs from the past again. They can even come dressed in clothing from that era including poodle skirts and rolled up jeans. Don’t worry if you don’t have your old record player and vinyls either. You can buy CD’s that have all of your favorite dance tunes from the 1950’s on them.
With the different styles of dancing offered at a sock hop, there is no need to bring a date. In fact, if most of the people you will be inviting to the event are single then that is even better. All of the dance moves they will take part in are going to help them to get to know those around them.
Brushing up on the types of dances for a sock hop can be just as much fun as actually attending. You can be sure that your guests will be working on them as soon as they get your invitation. Since there are so many online videos these days, watching them is a great way to get an idea of what to do. Don’t worry if you don’t have much experience though. When it comes to a sock hop, there are usually only a few movements for each song that get repeated again and again.
Some of the dance moves from this era include the Mashed Potato, the Twist, the Cha Cha Cha, and the Jitterbug. What is so great about all of these dances is that they are appropriate for people of all ages to take part in. There is no generation gap when it comes to them. They are timeless icons that seem to work very well in spite of the many ways that music has changed in the that span of time.
Many parents are upset at the current dance moves offered today. They aren’t willing to take part in them. They definitely aren’t willing to let their kids do them either. A sock hop can offer some family fun that everyone is very impressed with. It can be great to see the younger generations out there doing them. It is also a great experience to see the older folks getting in on the fun as well.
A 50’s sock hop dance party is a wonderful way to celebrate a birthday, retirement, or some other type of party that you wish to take part in. It can be the perfect hit though for a New Year’s Eve party. If you are hosting an event for a father and daughter dance then this will work very well for it. With a community event, you can’t go wrong with this type of dancing either.
This is an idea that isn’t used all the time which is why it is so refreshing. There are plenty of party items that fit this particular theme as well that you can incorporate with it. You can find such party items at many stores or you can purchase them online. Do your best to make the entire atmosphere very 50’s from start to finish. That way your guests will be very involved with it.
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