What is Ballroom Dancing?
November 22, 2016
Ballroom dancing is a form of duet where a couple dances to music with coordinated steps together. Patterns, rhythms are an integral part of the dance and matching them to the music while being in sync is the key objective. To be vague, ballroom dancing can be broken down into two main types.
The first form is called Smooth style where movements or the flow of the dance is to go all over the ballroom in a transitional style. Grace of movement and covering the floor with pattern transitions that are smooth all formulate Smooth Style of Ballroom dancing. Best examples of this include Viennese, Quickstep, Tango, Waltz and Foxtrot.
The other kind of ballroom dance is called the Rhythm or Latin style. These dances usually have the dancers rooted to a single location on the floor with energy being the motive. The dances are usually heavy, rhythmic and fast. A few good examples include the Rumba, Cha Cha, Mambo, Disco, Paso Doble and more.