Think sweeping elegance and beautiful ballgowns! A smooth and elegant style that's also a great social dance
Simple to start with and beautiful to watch, the waltz is perhaps the classic ballroom dance. Originating in the Royal Court of Austria over 200 years ago, the simple 1-2-3 beat is perfect to begin on and easy to pick up.
Fast and fun, quickstep evolved in the 1920s as a mix of the foxtrot and the Charleston. Requires fast footwork, lots of bounce and a big smile!
Tango is sexy and dramatic, but also simple to pick up and fun to dance, with lots of flashy turns and posing! Roses between your teeth are optional.
Time for carnival! Think Rio, think beaches, think feathers and sequins and fun! Often the first dance for children to learn as the beat and the bounce make it a great introduction to dancing.
Romantic, sensual and soft, rumba is a dance that can be steamy and passionate or relaxed and social. Rumba is a lot slower than the other Latin dances making it ideal for expression and emotion. A popular choice for weddings.
2-3-Cha-Cha-Cha! Energetic and expressive, the Cha Cha is actually a form of mambo. Quick, precise footwork is needed but there's a great workout too.
Spanish for 'Double Step' and made famous by the Strictly Ballroom film, paso doble is meant to emulate the bullfight with the man as the matador and the lady as his cape. In this dance, there's lots of fantastic stamping and posing as well as technical footwork.
Leather jackets and circle skirts ready! The jive started as the jitterbug in the 1940s and evolved into an energetic and enjoyable dance with plenty of fun spins, kicks, claps and even tapdancing. Think Grease!