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czardas

Dance; Ballroom

It is a traditional Hungarian folk dance, the name derived from csárda (old Hungarian term for tavern). The dancers are both male and female, with the women dressed in traditional wide skirts, ...

fox-trot

Dance; Ballroom

Slow and complex ballroom dance. It is danced to big band (usually vocal) music, and the feeling is one of elegance and sophistication.

cotillion

Dance; Ballroom

It is elaborate ballroom dance with frequent changes of partner. In British usage, cotillion has disappeared, save in French or historical contexts.

courante

Dance; Ballroom

It is for couples, prominent in the late 16th century and fashionable in aristocratic European ballrooms, especially in France and England, for the next 200 years. It reputedly originated as an ...

cancan

Dance; Ballroom

The cancan was, therefore, originally a dance for couples, who indulged in high kicks and other gestures with arms and legs.The cancan is danced in 2/4 time, and is now usually performed on stage in ...

cha-cha

Dance; Ballroom

It is the name of a dance of Cuban origin. The modern style of dancing the cha-cha-chá comes from studies made by dance teacher Monsieur Pierre (Pierre Zurcher-Margolle), who partnered Doris ...

jive

Dance; Ballroom

Fast dance done to jazz or swing music. In Ballroom dancing, Jive is a dance style in 4/4 time that originated in the United States from African-Americans in the early 1930s.

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