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Learn to Dance

Do you want to learn how to dance? Look through our list of dances and dance steps and get ready to start grooving on the dance floor.

Choose a Dance:

Select a Dance

American Style:

International Style:

  • Waltz
  • Tango
  • Viennese Waltz
  • Foxtrot
  • Quickstep
  • Cha Cha
  • Samba
  • Rumba
  • Paso Doble
  • Jive

Social Dances:

  • West Coast Swing
  • Foxy
  • Salsa
  • Bachata
  • Night Club 2-Step
  • Argentine Tango

Country Dances:

  • 2-Step
  • Shuffle
  • Country Waltz

American Smooth:

Waltz

Select a step
  • Waltz box
  • Box with Underarm Turn to Right
  • Change Step
  • Right Box Turn
  • Front to Front and Back to Back side changes
  • Balance Steps
  • Hesitation Step with Turn
  • 5th Position Breaks
  • Open Break with Underarm Turn
  • Cross Body Lead
  • Turning Rock
  • Closed Twinkle
  • Twinkle with Promenade Chasse
  • Reverse Turn
  • Natural Turn
  • Natural Spin Turn
  • Grapevine

Tango

Select a step
  • left box
  • right box
  • change step
  • hesitation step

Foxtrot

Select a step
  • left box
  • right box
  • change step
  • hesitation step

Viennese Waltz

Select a step
  • left box
  • right box
  • change step
  • hesitation step

American Rhythm

Cha Cha

Select a step
  • cha cha basic
  • cross over breaks
  • parallel breaks
  • open break
  • underarm turn right and left
  • walk around turn right and left
  • chasse turns
  • crossover breaks with swivel
  • fifth position breaks
  • cross body lead
  • three cha chas
  • three cha chas side by side
  • back spot turn/ natural top
  • sweetheart cuddle opposite foot
  • sweetheart cuddle same foot

Swing

Select a step
  • swing basic
  • Lady’s underarm turn right
  • Lady’s underarm turn left
  • Man’s underarm turn left
  • throwaway
  • tuck in from closed position
  • American spin
  • continuous tuck in
  • back pass / change hands behind back
  • sweetheart / cuddle /wrap
  • lindy whip
  • hitch kicks
  • lindy whip with underarm turn
  • stop & go / peek-a-boo

Bolero

Select a step
  • bolero basic
  • separation break
  • open break
  • fifth position breaks
  • crossover breaks
  • cross body lead
  • lady’s underarm turn right & left
  • right side pass
  • open cuban walks
  • rock steps
  • back spot turn / natural top

Mambo

Select a step
  • mambo basic
  • progressive basic
  • open break
  • parallel breaks / offset breaks
  • fifth position breaks
  • cross over breaks
  • lady’s underarm turn right and left
  • walk around turn right and elft
  • cross body lead
  • chase turn
  • side breaks / second position breaks
  • promenade walks
  • cross over break with swivel
  • progressive walks back
  • sweetheart / cuddle
  • sweetheart / cuddle with same foot
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