Learn About Dance: Information & Resources Provided by Goldcoast Ballroom

Learn About Dance: Information & Resources

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Know Your Dances: Dance Styles Explained – with Music & Video Samples of Each Dance

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When you hear a piece of music, do you immediately recognize what dance you would do to this music?

To help you become acquainted with the different styles of dancing and the sound, beat, timing, and rhythm of music for […]

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International Standard Ballroom Dances – Music & Video Samples of Each Dance

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International Style Ballroom dancing is the classical style of ballroom dancing that is done throughout the world, with the same standard dances, patterns (figures), steps, and technique worldwide. This style of dancing was developed primarily in England, and is now regulated […]

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American Style Smooth Ballroom Dances – Music & Video Samples of Each Dance

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American Style Smooth Ballroom dancing is called that because it is a style of dancing that was pioneered, developed, and is popular in the United States. The dancing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers is the classic example of American Style […]

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International Style Latin Dances – Music & Video Samples of Each Dance

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International Style Latin Dancing is the classical style of Latin dancing that is done throughout the world, with the same standard dances, patterns (figures), steps, and technique worldwide.

The five fast-paced International Latin dances are listed below, along with samples […]

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American Style Rhythm Dances – Music & Video Samples of Each Dance

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American Style Rhythm dances, which are included in American Style ballroom competitions, loosely correspond to the Latin category of dances in International Style ballroom.

The American Style Rhythm dances include Cha-cha-cha, Rumba, East Coast Swing, Bolero, Mambo, and sometimes may also […]

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Other Social Dances – Music & Video Samples of Each Dance

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In addition to the International Standard Ballroom Dances, American Smooth Ballroom Dances, International Latin Dances, and American Rhytym Dances, Goldcoast Ballroom teaches several other popular social dances – which broadly fall under the heading: “Other Social Dances.” Among these Other Social […]

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Argentine Tango – Music & Video Samples

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Argentine Tango, now a hugely popular dance, is performed here in the streets of Buenos Aires

Argentine tango is now a hugely popular dance in the U.S. and throughout the world.

This dance is performed to music of 4/4 timing, […]

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Dance Ettiquette – Check out the Rules of the Road and Avoid Collisions!

Do you know about the Line of Dance? Did you know there are a few traffic rules governing your spin around the dance floor?

These floorcraft customs are in place to help all dancers enjoy moving around the floor without encountering road-blocks or collisions. Check out the following chart to make sure you are extending […]

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For Newcomers to Goldcoast Ballroom:

If you are new to Goldcoast Ballroom or new to ballroom dancing:     Please feel free to call or visit Goldcoast Ballroom. Ask for our Hostess, Sunny Weinstein or our Concierge on duty. They will be happy to answer your questions, and you can arrange for them to give you a tour of the Ballroom and an introduction to our Classes and Events, and help you get started with the Group Classes, Private Lessons and Social Events you choose, according to your interests. All of our classes and lessons are open to you on a “pay-per-class-you-attend-only” basis, with no continuing commitments on your part, and no pressure to sign up for “packages” of classes or lessons. Check out our Calendar to find classes and events that interest you.

Welcome!! We look forward to seeing you soon at Goldcoast Ballroom!!

 

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