Ballroom and Latin dance terms and definitionsIn this dictionary you will find ballroom and Latin dance terms and definitions used on this site and throughout the dance community. Terms are sorted alphabetically, making this a handy reference for beginning and advanced dancers alike. Common Abbreviations are listed in their own section.
East Coast Swing – A triple-step swing dance also called jitterbug that is typically danced to jump blues or to country swing songs.
extended - Feet apart, heel pointing to instep.