Nenad Stojiljkovic, Slavoljub Uzunović, Stevan Stamenković

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The paper gives a critical review of the application of different forms of dance in physical education teaching. Dance as a playful form of art was considered in many respects - as a kind of art, by its basic characteristics, its essence, as an aesthetic expression through essentially and formally beautiful. Dance forms are organized into three areas: folk dance, social dance and artistic dance. For each of the forms, as a part of art in space and time the basic types and their essential characteristics and benefits they can provide are specified. The study of dance in general embraces the historical, creative, aesthetic and critical dimensions. Dance is considered as a means of preserving culture and tradition, physical exercise and as an expression.


dance, dancing forms of art, aesthetics, physical education

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