Groovology 101: Groove in Music and Dance: Joy in Motion

“The word groove is widely entrenched in our culture. Although we may not be able to come up with a precise definition, we tend to intuitively sense what it is. When things are going well, almost as if happening on their own, we say we’re “in a groove.” When we hear a song that makes us want to move, we call it “groovy.” Songs tell us it’s something we do (as in Earth, Wind, and Fire’s Let’s Groove and The Rascals’ Groovin’ on a Sunday Afternoon), something we possess in our body (Peaches & Herb’s Shake Your Groove Thing), something we get into (Madonna’s Into the Groove), and something that gets into us (Deee Lite’s Groove is in the Heart and Justin Timberlake’s Let the Groove Get In)…” Click Groovology 101: Groove in Music and Dance | Joy in Motion for the rest of the article.

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