Break dancing was invented in the early 1970s in African-American and Puerto Rican communities in South Bronx in New York City. The dance style evolved during the 70s and 80s in big cities of the United States. Break dancing uses different body movements, spins, arm movements, leg movements, all of which are done to the rhythm of hip hop music. It was most popular in the 1980s but continues to be common today.
Break dancers dance with break-beats. The difficulty of their skills decides the better break dancer. This dance form is a tool for self-expression, creating visual art, and it has even developed into an international sport. Break dancing is truly a sport that requires physical exertion and athletic moves. Beginners must keep themselves loose and enjoy when break dancing because it's all about fun and feeling the rhythm. It is advisable to couple your break dance practice with strength training to grow stronger and be able to master the moves that require a lot of muscle. However, you can immensely benefit from a trainer who can ease in the techniques and styles given the complexity embedded in these moves and expose you to more moves as you proceed making you a better break dancer.