What is Ballroom dance? How many styles of dance do you know? What is the basic steps of dance, each dance has a list of recognized steps associated with it. This list of steps is known as the “Syllabus”. We will go through a lot of info, history and rules in our Blog. Follow us, comment or ask question. Today, we put a simple system info about ballroom & latin dances. Traditional ballroom dances International Style:
Standard -- Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot, Tango, Viennese Waltz.
Latin -- Cha-cha-cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive.
Smooth -- Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz.
Rhythm -- Cha Cha, Rumba, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Bolero, Mambo, Samba.
Non-traditional dances also include: Country 2-Step, Night Club 2-Step, Argentine Tango, Merengue, Polka, West Coast Swing, Lindy, Salsa, Hip Hop and many, MANY more!
Modern dance is a broad genre of western concert or theatrical dance, primarily arising out of Germany and the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Modern dance is often considered to have emerged as a rejection of, or rebellion against classical ballet. Social dance is a major category or classification of dance forms or dance styles, where sociability and socializing are the primary focuses of the dancing. ... Typically it includes Standard (also termed Smooth or Modern) dances such as waltz or foxtrot, and Latin (also termed Rhythm) dances such as cha cha and rumba.
Nicholas Kharlamov, professional dancer & dance Instructor. American Champion, American World representative & Semifinalist.