How to dance Viennese Waltz?
What is Viennese Waltz? This dance style differs from the Slow Waltz mainly in its speed: it is twice faster! The Viennese Waltz is a rotary dance where the dancers are constantly turning either right or left. The rapid whirling of a Viennese waltz requires a complete mutual understanding from the couple. Movement in a Viennese waltz should be performed smoothly and with grace, despite the swiftness of circling.
Learn more about Viennese Waltz and Ballroom dancing.
- What is Viennese Waltz
- History of Viennese Waltz
- Training options to learn Viennese Waltz
- Course for Viennese Waltz at Palais de Danse
What is Viennese Waltz?
This dance style differs from the Slow Waltz mainly in its speed: it is twice faster! The Viennese Waltz is a rotary dance where the dancers are constantly turning either right or left.
The rapid whirling of a Viennese waltz requires a complete mutual understanding from the couple. Movement in a Viennese waltz should be performed smoothly and with grace, despite the swiftness of circling.
History of Viennese Waltz
Viennese Waltz is actually the original form of the Waltz, emerging in the second half of the XVIII century influenced by German and Austrian dance styles.
This dance gained incredible popularity due to the enchanting music of famous Austrian composer Johann Strauss. In the XIX century, the Viennese waltz reached its peak of popularity. Years go by, the fashion for dancing changes, but the waltz remains unchanged!
Training options for Viennese Waltz:
- Group dance lessons- (please, see our Group training schedule) or create your own Private group of friends, choose your own time and day.
- Private dance classes- one on one with the Instructor.
- Main Ballroom or separate cozy studio for private sessions and small groups.
There are the following Levels of dancing, defining proficiency levels, you can choose from based on your current dance skills:
- Beginner Viennese Waltz
- Bronze Viennese Waltz
- Silver Viennese Waltz
- Gold Viennese Waltz
- Scholarship Viennese Waltz
Each Level consists of different syllabus figures, which provide a training framework for the dancer. One does Bronze, then Silver, then Gold, and then the most advanced Level Scholarship.
Your skill level of dancing will increase the more you participate in training and practice the Dance Sport.
Competitions for Viennese Waltz and Ballroom dancing
You can simply enjoy dancing and get fit or take it to a higher level and take part in International and local UAE Dance Competitions.
You can participate with your dance partner or enter a dance competition with your instructor.
Instructors for Vienesse Waltz:
All our Dance trainers are award winners in their home countries, specialists in 10 dances of International European dance program and other forms of Dance, will guide you through a variety of Dance styles and bring to the heights of the dancing skills.
To raise your dancing level to an even higher standard,- take part in dance workshops taught by top professionals in Ballroom dancing. At Palais de Danse dance studio you will have the opportunity to work with dance legends such as Nataliya Koliada, Stas Portanenko, Tony and Amanda Dokman.
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