This dance is all about gliding in a lively or conspicuous manner. It is soft, tight turns in long strides, smooth rises and falls. The name of the dance comes from the German word "walzer", which means spinning, turning. The basis of the waltz is the smooth, continuous circling of the couple with simultaneous movement around the dance hall. It can be danced not in a close position, that gives performers more freedom, improvisation, especially in solo turns and backs. Waltz is often chosen by newlywed couples for their Wedding celebration, which threw friends and parents into delight, amazement and awe.


Standard ballroom dance style



A deep dive into history

The history of the Waltz has a little more than two hundred years. On temporary measures, this is a very young dance, which is fully reflected in his character, swift, light and cheerful. Waltz began as a country folk dance in Austria and Bavaria in the XVII century. By the end of the XVIII century, this peasant dance had been accepted by high society, and the three-quarter rhythm was here to stay. Ladies and gentlemen were taught to waltz - the ability to perform this beautiful dance, which is part of the European program of Ballroom dancing, was especially revered in the higher strata of society. Being able to pick up the rhythm, to move elegantly and easily across the floor to the magical music was a real pleasure for the whole high society. Waltz lessons for beginners to this day are given around the world, because the ability to dance  waltz will surely set you apart from the crowd. People who effectively dance a waltz, at all times have a sense of style,  musical abilities, developed ear for music, well educated, intelligent. 





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