What does ballroom dance refer to?
a set of partner dances, enjoyed both socially and competitively around the world both in the past and in the present.
What is another popular style of ballroom dance?
Sequence dancing, in pairs or other formations, is still a popular style of ballroom dance.
What are the five standard international dances?
International Standard (5-Waltz, Tanga, Foxtrot, Quick step, Viennese Waltz)
What are the five Latin international dances?
International Latin (5- Samba, Cha-Cha-Cha, Rumba, Paso Doble, Jive)
Where does the term "ballroom dancing" originate?
Derived from the word "ball", which in turn originates from the Latin word "ballare" which means 'to dance'.
What was ballroom dancing considered socially in the past? And what were ballroom dances a long time ago?
In times past, ballroom dancing was social dancing for the privileged, leaving folk dancing for the lower classes. The social boundaries have since become blurred, and it should be noticed that even in the past, many ballroom dances were really elevated folk dances.
What are five ballroom dances that are now considered historical?
Minuet, Quadrille, Polonaise, Polka, and Mazurka.