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Convenient Dance Lessons For Beginners And Beyond

Ballroom Dance Video Instructions

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Are you interested in learning how to dance waltz, tango, swing, foxtrot, cha cha and more? Tired of watching other people moving gracefully across the dance floor while you're sitting at the table? It's your turn to be one of those graceful people on the dance floor. And you know what - it’s easier than you think.

Nowadays, thanks to video technology, ballroom dance has become much easier and affordable to learn than ever before. Traditionally, ballroom dance lessons cost a lot of money and time. The classes were expensive and quite often inconvenient. But not anymore.

Now, with the help of video, you can easily learn ballroom dancing at your own pace and in the privacy of your own home. All you need to do is find some quality lessons and put those dusty dancing shoes to good use. If you don’t know where to start, don't worry, we are here to help.

Basic ballroom dance steps are really quite easy to learn. Many patterns and elements are shared among different dances. So if you learn one, you'll have a good foundation for the others. You just have to start somewhere.

At the beginning, it's very important to start at the beginning. Master the basic dance steps first and only then move to more advanced elements. This will keep you from discouragement and frustration.

To get familiar and comfortable with the basic steps of the most popular ballroom dances, see the dance descriptions bellow. Always remember, the key to mastery is practice.

Waltz


Waltz is a great dance for beginners. All you really have to know in order to start waltzing is a basic box step, which forms the foundation of the dance. It's very easy to learn → more details

Cha Cha


Most people know Cha Cha by its catchy rhythm – one, two, cha, cha, cha. The steps are quite simple and focus mainly on just shifting weight from one foot to another → more details

Salsa


Salsa is a very good introduction to Latin American dances. It's a passionate and spicy dance. The basic steps are simple and easy. You know what salsa teachers often say - if you can walk, you can salsa → more details

Foxtrot


Foxtrot is a very elegant and useful social dance quite similar to the waltz. It's characterized by flowing movements and rise & fall motion → more details

Tango


Tango, a dance of passion, is characterized by quick and sharp movements, and is quite different from traditional ballroom dances like waltz and foxtrot → more details

Jive


Jive is a fast, energetic and also very energy-consuming dance. Easy to learn, fun to dance, and a great workout. The footwork is very simple – a combination of rock steps and triple steps or chasses → more details

Rumba


Rumba is also known as the Latin waltz and is the simplest of the Latin dances. To start dancing rumba all you need to learn is a simple box step → more details

Samba


Samba is a Latin dance of Brazilian origin, but don't confuse ballroom Samba with the Brazilian original that is a solo dance danced at festivals and carnivals. Ballroom Samba is more of a waltz-like dance. The basic steps are very easy → more details

Swing


Swing is a very upbeat and versatile dance. Out of many different styles of Swing, the East Coast Swing is the easiest and most suitable for beginners. To start swinging all you need to learn is a basic 6 count step. Quite easy to master → more details

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