Dance music has been popular in many cultures around the world. It provides a way to interact socially while enjoying invigorating music. Western cultures have enjoyed centuries of dance music. Waltzes were once a popular way to socialize. When first introduced, they provided society a way to enjoy music as a group. Dancing was an acceptable way to spend an evening in pursuit of entertainment, especially with members of the opposite sex. Modern dance music holds the same charms. Couples and groups can spend an evening together, enjoying music while working off their excess energy.