Types of Ballroom Dances

Types of Ballroom Dances

Ballroom Dance is most commonly referred to as “partnership dancing”, as it is a type of dance that requires a dance partner. The different types of dances and dance styles that are prevalent all over the world, are an indication of the popularity of this art form. In Europe and throughout the rest of the world, Ballroom Dancing is categorized into two very distinct styles:

International Standard
International Latin

As a testament to it’s growing popularity in the US, these two styles have been adapted and evolved to a new genre:

American Smooth
  • Waltz
  • Tango
  • Foxtrot
  • Viennese Waltz
American Rhythm
  • American Cha Cha
  • American Rumba
  • Swing
  • Bolero
  • Mambo

Dance is one of the most beautiful forms of art that has grown in leaps and bounds. Dance is no longer just a hobby; it is also one of the most lucrative professions as well. Besides, dance therapy is very much in vogue these days simply because the experience of dancing helps a person to heal from within. Ballroom dance is a form of expression that helps a person bring forth who they are, and what they’re passionate about.