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history of ballroom dance

From Hop to Swing! West Coast Style

From Hop to Swing! West Coast Style

Swing dancing is one of those great upbeat dance styles which covers a wealth of fun and exciting moves. East Coast swing and West Coast swing are two different styles of dancing. Both are exceptionally fun and fast moving but West Coast swing in particular is a great beginners swing dance to learn

Hot Pursuit: The Sizzle Behind Argentine Tango

Hot Pursuit: The Sizzle Behind Argentine Tango

The tango, by many accounts, is one of the most famous dances in the world. It's the passionate partner dance that likely first comes to mind for much of the general population. Many of tango's classic steps are widely recognized, and everybody knows exactly how many dancers are required for its proper execution

Viennese Waltz: Embracing the Tradition

Viennese Waltz: Embracing the Tradition

Who can forget the timeless allure and romance of the Viennese Waltz? Even if you've already made a habit of twirling with your partner at that brisk, 3-steps-per-second tempo, you may not know the tradition's compelling back story. If you've yet to make friends with the Viennese Waltz, you're sure to recognize it

The Lost Art of Ballroom Dancing

Ballroom dancing began in the 1500s and is beautiful form of art. Over the years dance has transformed, and lets face it, it does not have the same elegance it once did. Teens at prom and at other social events are just grinding all over each other or bouncing up and down "fist pumping"