Have you seen the American hit TV show Dancing With The Stars? If you are dreaming of becoming a fantastic dancer and you want to learn ballroom dancing look no further! Let your inhibitions jump out the window and learn how to dance.
What Is Ballroom Dancing?
Ballroom dancing involves dancing with a partner of the opposite sex, to learn ballroom dance you can start practicing dance steps alone until you find a partner. The term “ballroom dancing” is derived from the word ball, which in turn originates from the Latin word ballare which means “to dance”. Many decades ago, ballroom dance was only accessible for the privileged and aristocracy, the lower classes were restricted to folk dancing. In today’s modern times, ballroom dancing is enjoyed and accessible to every body, young, old, there is no discrimination. Ballroom involves many different styles of dance such as, Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing and Salsa, dancers normally wear special attire too, smart suits and sequin dresses.
Dance teachers claim that the principles learned in ballroom dancing can be applied to any type of music including rock, pop or disco. Because it involves a strict pattern of even beats, e.g. a tempo of 3/4 or 4/4, this makes it easy to apply moves to almost any style of music. Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing and Salsa dancing involve slow passionate movements and quick step too. Not only will you have fun learning how to do ballroom dance you will also keep fit! Did you know? Within just a few weeks, stars on Dancing with the Stars were losing inches and enjoying a whole new body thanks to ballroom training! This is a fantastic way to sculpt your body and lose unwanted pounds.
How To Learn Ballroom?