Learning to ballroom dance doesn’t only teach your body a new language, you’ll also learn the vocabulary of the dance floor. Here are ten terms that are commonly misunderstood.
1. Ballroom Dancing
A lot of new students come in and tell us, “I don’t want to do ballroom dancing, I just want to be able to dance socially.” But ballroom dancing doesn’t just mean dancing you would do at a ball or competition, it’s an evolving term that means partner dancing in general. We won’t put you in a ballgown or tuxedo on your first visit to the studio, so don’t be afraid to come and give ballroom dancing a try.