Ballroom Lesson Etiquette

Let's talk about class! Whether a competitor or social dancer or an amalgam of the two, there's a good chance that at some point in your ballroom experience, you've attended a lesson or regularly attend lessons. Following are a few thoughts on lesson etiquette that may be applied to group or private lessons. Arrive on-time … Continue reading Ballroom Lesson Etiquette


Slow East Coast Swing Music

East coast swing describes a triple step swing, which traditionally is done to 4/4 time. The tempo is 136-144 beats per minute; however the following are some slower selections to help practice. Pop/Contemporary Walk This Way Aerosmith Same Old Song and Dance Aerosmith I Believe in a Thing Called Love Art vs Poet Le Ballet Céline Dion Down on … Continue reading Slow East Coast Swing Music

American Cha Cha Music

American cha cha music is in 4/4 time at 112-120 beats per minute. The following are songs you can use for American cha cha practice. Pop/Contemporary Mr. Saxobeat Alexandra Stan Demasiado Fuerte Alexander Pires Shower Becky G Dirty Laundry Bitter:Sweet Boom Boom Pow The Black Eyed Peas Let's Get It Started The Black Eyed Peas (You Drive Me) Crazy Brittany Spears Short Skirt/Long … Continue reading American Cha Cha Music

American Tango Music

American tango is in 4/4 time and is 120-128 beats per minute. Following are some songs you can use for practice. Pop/Contemporary School's Out Alice Cooper Hernando's Hideaway Archie Bleyer Roxanne Bar Rouge SaltyAir  Bitter:Sweet Get What I Want Bitter:Sweet Toxic Brittany Spears The Lipstick on His Collar Caro Emerald Metal Tango Doro Wake Me Up Girls Aloud Warpath Ingrid Michaelson Parachute Ingrid Michaelson Poker … Continue reading American Tango Music