The Essential Guide to Ballroom Dance, Paperback / softback Book

The Essential Guide to Ballroom Dance Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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Ballroom dancing has become an increasingly popular pastime for all ages, inspired in recent years by reality TV dance programmes throughout the world. As one of the most inclusive dance genres, it offers both a social and competitive outlet for every ability. The Essential Guide to Ballroom Dance offers a comprehensive study of the main ballroom dance styles, including the Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep and Tango. Topics covered include a brief history and development of ballroom dancing; a beginner's guide to partnerships, positioning and footwork; dance-specific techniques, steps and routines; the mechanics, application and fundamentals of movement; musicality and choreography and, finally, exercises, diet and nutrition.

With clear step-by-step instructions and 150 colour photographs, this is an ideal companion for the beginner ballroom dancer.