Kink Dictionary: Choreophilia
What is Choreophilia?
Choreophilia is a paraphilia in which an individual experiences sexual arousal from dancing or watching others dance.
Causes of Choreophilia
The exact cause of choreophilia is not known, but it is believed to be related to the brain’s reward system. Dancing can release endorphins and other feel-good chemicals in the brain, which may lead to sexual arousal.
Types of Dancing that can Lead to Choreophilia
Choreophilia can be triggered by a variety of dance styles, including:
- Ballroom dancing
- Exotic dancing
- Hip-hop dancing
- Pole dancing
- Latin dancing
- Contemporary dancing
Choreophilia and BDSM
Choreophilia can be incorporated into BDSM play, particularly in scenes involving erotic dancing or stripping. This can add an extra layer of excitement and arousal to the experience.
Choreophilia and Consent
As with any kink or fetish, it is important to obtain explicit consent from all parties involved before incorporating choreophilia into sexual play. It is also important to establish clear boundaries and safe words to ensure that all parties feel comfortable and respected.
Choreophilia is a unique and relatively uncommon paraphilia that can add an extra layer of excitement to sexual play. As with any kink or fetish, it is important to communicate clearly and obtain explicit consent from all parties involved.