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Differences of ballroom dancing

It’s easy to learn ballroom dancing, if you know all useful information about this kind of dance. All what you need to do is to find good dancing school, which help you to melt in details, to improve what you are already achieve and, of course, to learn more about ballroom dancing.

A little bit history

Contemporary ballroom dancing was created in Great Britain in 18s century. In that time dances were only for wealth persons, who had a lot of time spending at this aristocratic hobby.  In the late 19s century they already started to spread among strata society. So everyone could be a part of new pastime. So we can see that ballroom dancing become more popular in al spheres of society.

Only in 20s century ballroom dancing has been included in history as sport competition.

Main structures of ballroom dancing

Ballroom dancing has folk origins and it was performed at parties, balls, and competitions in well-defined room, which has parquet. Don’t ignore the importance of specific clothes. All kinds of ballroom dancing have their own style skirts, blouses, pants, tights, and accessories.

You should choose what you’re really wanted to do in ballroom dancing. There are two main programs of it:

European (standard)

It consists of 5 dances:

  • Quickstep
  • Slow waltz
  • Tango
  • Slow fox
  • The Viennese waltz

This program should be dressed in the appropriate requirements of ball gowns. Knights should be dressed in a black or dark blue frock coats and wearing a bow tie or a tie. Instead coat allowed dancing in a tuxedo or a vest.

Latin American

Latino includes:

  • Samba
  • Cha-cha-cha
  • Rumba
  • Paso Doble
  • Jive

Only samba and Paso Doble are danced with the advancement in the line of dance. Currently competitive ladies’ dress, as a rule is short, open and tight-fitting. Modern competitive suit gentlemen must be quite fitting which will be emphasizes manly line of the body.

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