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Erotic dance is a major category or classification of dance forms or dance styles, where the purpose is the stimulation or arousal of erotic or sexual thoughts or actions.

This compares to other major dance categories based on purpose, such as ceremonial dance, competitive dance, participation dance, performance dance and social dance.

The erotic dancer's clothing is often minimal, and may be gradually decreased or eliminated altogether. In some areas of the United States, it is illegal for the female dancer to expose her genitalia. These dancers will often wear g-strings.

Nudity, however, is not a requirement of erotic dance. The culture and the ability of the human body is a significant aesthetic component in many dance styles.

Erotic dances include the following dance forms or styles:

Erotic dances are sometimes mistakenly referred to (or masked as) exotic dances. While there is overlap, they are not the same. Not all exotic dances are erotic. Not all erotic dances are exotic.

See also

References and notes

  • McMahon, Tiberius. Uniting Exotic And Erotic Dancers Worldwide





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