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A quick introduction to the most popular ballroom dances – waltz, cha cha, salsa, foxtrot, tango, jive, samba, rumba, and swing.

A quick introduction to the most popular ballroom dances – waltz, cha cha, salsa, foxtrot, tango, jive, samba, rumba, and swing.

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  • Hello and welcome to Dancing For Beginners podcast, episode 1.
  • In today's podcast we'll introduce the most popular ballroom dances.
  • At Dancing For Beginners we want to make dancing as easy and enjoyable as possible.
  • Learning how to dance is like learning how to drive
  • at first you proceed slowly and cautiously, but with practice, you’ll be doing it automatically.
  • Ballroom dancing lessons can be fun, enjoyable, and inexpensive.
  • Not to mention good exercise.
  • Introducing the most popular ballroom dances.
  • Waltz
  • Waltz is not as hard as most people think.
  • It's an elegant, beautiful dance with long, flowing movements.
  • It should probably be one of the first ballroom dances you learn.
  • Great for weddings and other social occasions.
  • Cha Cha
  • Cha Cha is the youngest of the latin dances.
  • It's classy, sexy, fun, and danceable to a variety of music styles and tempos.
  • Easy to learn and fun to dance.
  • Salsa
  • Salsa is definitely a dance that can heat up the dance floor.
  • Vibrant, stylish, sexy and exciting.
  • Learning how to Salsa can also be extremely fun.
  • Foxtrot
  • Foxtrot is one of the most popular ballroom dances and a great dance for beginners.
  • It's a classic dance for wedding receptions and social events.
  • Basic foxtrot steps are easy.
  • Tango
  • Called the Dance of Love, tango is a beautiful dance known for its sensuality and passion.
  • Although most people believe it's very difficult to grasp,
  • it's actually quite easy to break down.
  • Jive
  • Jive is a saucy blend of Salsa and a two-step jive
  • that is becoming the fastest growing dance phenomenon in the country.
  • It's easy to learn, sociable, fun, and can be danced to any music with a regular beat.
  • It's also an excellent form of exercise.
  • Samba
  • Samba is certainly one of the most unique and fun dances you can learn.
  • Originating from Brazil, it is characterized by a rhythmic, sensual hip movements.
  • Samba is not as hard as it looks.
  • The simple steps make it very easy to learn.
  • Rumba
  • Rumba is a slow, sensual dance with wonderful rhythms and bodily expressions
  • that make it one of the most popular Latin American dances today.
  • Swing
  • Swing has become one of the most popular and exciting form of dancing.
  • It's fun, cool, improvisational, and very convenient on a jam-packed floor.
  • Swing dancers are easy to spot.
  • Just look for the couples having the most fun.