DANCESPORT STANDARD
  1. WALTZ
    WALTZ
    The Waltz is one of the most well known ballroom standard dances of all time, previously also known as the English Waltz or the Slow Waltz. The international style is danced only in the closed position where the dancing couple 'glides' gracefully across the dance floor. It is also a popular choice for wedding couples' first dance.
  2. SLOW FOXTROT
    SLOW FOXTROT
    Smooth and continuous are the main traits of the slow foxtrot. Dance couples execute the dance by progressively moving across the dance floor in a flowing manner. It is typically danced to Big Band music such as those popular in the 1930s.
  3. TANGO
    TANGO
    Ballroom tango is a deviation of its original Argentinian form that incorporates European, American and competitive influences in its style and execution. The dance is quite intense and requires good lead and follow actions between the dancing couple.
  4. QUICKSTEP
    QUICKSTEP
    The Quickstep was developed in the 1920s in New York, inspired by the Slow Foxtrot and Charleston. The dance is lively with powerful and yet flowing movements danced to fast music, peppered with halts and syncopations. It is usually hailed as the most exciting dance in the Standard Dancesport genre.
  5. VIENNESE WALTZ
    VIENNESE WALTZ
    Viennese waltz is the original form of the Waltz; the first ballroom dance executed in the closed hold position. It is often shown in movies with ballroom dancing scenes, where couples dance in a rotating manner around the dance floor.