Ballroom dance is a set of
partner dances, which are
enjoyed both socially and
competitively around the
world, and growing all the
more popular in North
1. Cha Cha
• The Cha Cha is a lively, flirtatious
ballroom dance full of passion and
energy. The classic "Cuban motion"
gives the Cha Cha its unique style.
Partners work together to synchronize
each movement in perfect alignment.
The Foxtrot is a ballroom dance that
is lots of fun and simple to learn..
.an excellent dance for beginners.
The Foxtrot is a smooth dance in
which dancers make long,
flowing movements across the floor.
Jive is a ballroom dance style that
originated in the United States from
African-Americans. It is a lively form of
Swing dance, and a variation of the
The Mambo is one of the most
sensual and emotional Latin
American ballroom dances. Swaying
hip movements, facial expressions,
arm movements and holds all add to
the sensuality of the dance.
5. Paso Doble
The Paso Doble is one of the liveliest
ballroom dances, originating in
southern France. It is modeled after
the sound, drama, and movement of
the Spanish bullfight.
The Rumba is considered by many to be
the most romantic and sensual of all
Latin ballroom dances. It is often
referred to as the "Grandfather of the
Possibly the most popular of all
Brazilian ballroom dances, the Samba
is popular with young people as well
as older generations. The Samba can
be performed solo or with a partner.
The Waltz is one of the smoothest
ballroom dances. It is a progressive dance
marked by long, flowing movements,
continuous turns, and "rise and fall." The
dance is so graceful and elegant, Waltz
dancers appear to glide around the floor
with almost no effort.
INSTRUCTION: Choose at least one
kind of ballroom dance. Find a
partner and perform it in the class.
(boy & girl). And make a short
explanation why you chose that kind
of dance. (short bond paper)