In this dictionary you will find definitions for dances and dance terms used on this site and in the ballroom 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.
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waltz - The most popular ballroom dance in the world, waltz has an easy-to-hear 1-2-3, 1-2-3 rhythm and can be danced to music found in nearly all music genres, including rock, country, pop, and classical.
See the Waltz Learning Area for more information >>
Also see our Waltz DVD dance videos >>
west coast swing - A cool, sexy, slotted swing dance that spotlights the lady. Like hustle, it's perfect for nightclub dance-beat music.
Also see our Swing DVD dance videos >>
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