social and ballroom dance

waltz

is the oldest dance form. the names comes from a German word meaning "to revolve" turning with smooth gliding steps

cha-cha-cha

a cuban dance of the early mambo in the mid 1950's. this dance is characterized by 3 quick steps. the dancers often apart allowing such freedom of movement around the basic steps, step, _________" of the dance.

swing

from the lindy of 1920's and the jittering of 1930's comes the modern _____. through the music may be bouncy, good _____ dancers smoothly execute the individuals turns, exchange and position variations typical with eastern ____.

tango

this dance comes from Argentina by the way of Europe to the US in 1913. Characterized by sudden change of direction, interrupting the catlike slow steps, the ____ is a distinctive form with many flaring and dropping steps

Foxtrot

an American dance evolving from trotting dance in 1913. Dancers gliding around the dance floor with little up and down motion.

rumba

was introduced to the US from Cuba in 1930. Like the cha-cha-cha, action is from the waist down, with a subtle swaying of the hips resulting from carefree knee and feet action. the dancers' weavel interesting patterns as they change position in this relatively restrained Latin dance.

samba

from Brazil comes the bouncy, vibrant dance. it involves much knee action, with the dancers' bodies resembling a swinging pendulum as they sway and turn.

two-hand-swing

boy present hands at the shoulder height with palms up, elbows close to sides and should support while balancing "pull against pull" leaning away at shoulders

waist swing

in a modified closed ballroom dance position with the right foot and hips adjacent the support weight of the body on the right foot swing, balance "pull against pull" , leaning away from partners at shoulders

hungarian or russian swing

dancers stand facing in opposite direction with the R(L) hips adjacent, each R(L) arms around each others waist in front, on the partners hip L(R) arm curve over hear, both lean slightly away from each other when turning

social and ballroom dance

waltz

social and ballroom dance

cha-cha-cha

social and ballroom dance

swing

social and ballroom dance

tango

social and ballroom dance

Foxtrot

social and ballroom dance

rumba

social and ballroom dance

samba

social and ballroom dance

two-hand-swing

social and ballroom dance

waist swing

social and ballroom dance

hungarian or russian swing