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Introduction to ballroom dances


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