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International Style Standard
Its perhaps the oldest and the most loved ballroom dances. The waltz is unique as it is the only dance written in 3/4 time. there are three beats to each measure, counted as 1-2-3. Graceful turning moves are very charateristics of the Waltz Read More
The Foxtrot is credited to Harry Fox dating back in 1914 when he started doing trotting steps, since then its has evolved into the more smooth and elegant dances that we see today, Its is danced to jazz type of music or for slow swing tyoe of music. Basic Social Foxtrot is more fun and simple to learnRead More
Quickstep is the fun part of the five modern dances, there are no limitations in speed, movement, rotation and last but not least, to make fun on the competition floor. he quickstep is a light-hearted member of the standard ballroom dances. The movement of the dance is fast and powerfully flowing and sprinkled with syncopations. The upbeat melodies that quickstep is danced to make it suitable for both formal and informal events
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Tango dancing is an art form, what with the graceful bodily movements coordinated with a rhythm or music. Taking advantage of the rhythm, some selected patterns of body and foot movements are synchronized to take a dance form. Often referred to as the ‘Dance of Love’, the concept behind tango dancing involves of two lovers being expressive with each other, performing in different moods. As you will observe that eye contact is important in Tango dancing.
It is much better to dance Tango than simply watch somebody else dancing Tango. The basics of tango dancing can be learnt easily with minimal effort. With a new developing interest in the tango dance, there is a rising demand for the Tango music.
What is now called the Viennese waltz is the original form of the waltz. It was the first ballroom dance performed in the closed hold or "waltz" position. The dance that is popularly known as the waltz is actually the English or slow waltz, danced at approximately 90 beats per minute with 3 beats to the bar (the international standard of 30 measures per minute), while the Viennese Waltz is danced at about 180 beats (58-60 measures) a minute. Read More