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Latin/Rhythm

Cha Cha

Simply known as the Cha-Cha in the USA, this dance originated in Cuba. The dance's character is fun, playful and a hip action is achieved by bending and straightening  of the knee.  Most dancers prefer to start on the first beat of a bar by doing a transfer of weight to the leader's right.

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Samba

The original Samba dance comes from Brazil. The International Ballroom Samba was created to accommodate partner dancing therefore its execution differs from the original Samba style of Brazil. Most steps are made with a bouncing action produced by bending and straightening of the knee.

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Rumba

This dance is slow, lyrical and romantic, offering you a great way to get more comfortable with on the dance floor. It is widely popular as a first wedding dance. Rumba is also known to be the dance that portrays love and vulnerability.

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Salsa

Salsa is one of the most popular latin dances. Many people enjoy this dance as a form of social expression. The music is complex in rhythms and dynamics but very easy to learn.  

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Jive/Swing

This dance is fun and energetic.  During the War, American soldiers brought the Lindy Hop and Jitterbug to Europe where the Jive emerged as a popular dance style.  In the United States, this dance is better known for its slower version of East Coast Swing.

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Ballroom/Standard

Slow Waltz

Slow Waltz, also known as "English Waltz," is perhaps one of the most popular slow dances.  The dance is done in a closed frame position.  The rising and falling actions are danced through the knees, producing the characteristics of traveling and swaying.

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Foxtrot

Foxtrot is named after the famous actor, Harry Fox, who incorporated some trotting steps in his act.  It is a traveling and graceful dance that incorporates big strides, pivoting of the feet and graceful turns.  After mentioning the word "Foxtrot," most people imagine Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers sweeping across the floor in their tux and gown.

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Tango

Tango is one of the most dramatic, expressive and sensual dances.  There are three types of tango that are popular around the world: Argentine tango, International Tango and American Tango.  All three styles could be danced socially and performed competitively.

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Viennese Waltz

V. Waltz is known as a "Fast Waltz" and it is danced by two people who rotate around each other, gracefully flying around the room.  The dance is both a social dance style as well as competitive. 

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Quickstep

A fast and vibrant dance where dancers move quickly around the dance floor performing runs, chasses and hops, all while appearing to look light as air. The dance is a byproduct of combining elements of Slow Foxtrot and hops, runs and locks which are the characteristics of  Charleston and Shag.

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