Ballroom Dancing for Beginners

Overview

Ballroom dancing is one of those diehard phenomenons. Everyone who has ever watched Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers glide across a shiny floor wants to do it, at least secretly. Start with the basics, the foundation of enjoyable and graceful dance. Ballroom Dancing for Beginners teaches the fox trot, tango, waltz, rumba, cha cha, and swing to start viewers off for any social engagement or dance-heavy evening. More than a picture of steps on the ground, however, this DVD discusses the music, as well as basic ...
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Overview

Ballroom dancing is one of those diehard phenomenons. Everyone who has ever watched Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers glide across a shiny floor wants to do it, at least secretly. Start with the basics, the foundation of enjoyable and graceful dance. Ballroom Dancing for Beginners teaches the fox trot, tango, waltz, rumba, cha cha, and swing to start viewers off for any social engagement or dance-heavy evening. More than a picture of steps on the ground, however, this DVD discusses the music, as well as basic positions for the hands, feet, and body.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/15/2003
  • UPC: 032031120693
  • Original Release: 1987
  • Rating:

  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Language: English
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 12,700

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Susan Major Instructor
Teresa Mason Instructor
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Program
   Elements of Dance
      Introduction to Elements of Dance
      Walking Step
      Chassé
      Box Step
      Rock Step
      Fifth Position Rocks
      Triple Step
   Positions
      Introduction to Positions
      Close
      Closed
      One-Hand Hold
      Right Open
      Left Open
      Promenade
      Practice
   Music
      Introduction to Music
      Syncopation
      Tempo
   Choose a Lesson
      Foxtrot
         Introduction to Foxtrot
         Basic Forward Movement
         Promenade
         Corner Step
         Foxtrot With Music
      Tango
         Introduction to Tango
         Forward Basic
         Corté
         Promenade
         Tango With Music
      Waltz
         Introduction to Waltz
         Box Step
         Time Steps Forward & Back
         Side Time Steps
         Waltz Promenade
         Waltz With Music
      Rumba
         Introduction to Rumba
         Latin Box
         Chassé Step
         Rumba Walks Forward & Back
         Rumba With Music
      Cha Cha
         Introduction to Cha Cha
         Side Time Step
         Forward Time Step
         Crossover Rocks
         Cha Cha With Music
      Swing
         Introduction to Swing
         Turning Basic
         Throw Out
         Underarm Turn
         Kick Step
         Swing With Music
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