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  Buyer's Guide :: DanceVision.com
International Style Standard DVIDA Syllabus Advanced I (Silver) Waltz
International Style Standard DVIDA Syllabus Advanced I (Silver) Foxtrot
International Style Standard DVIDA Syllabus Advanced I (Silver) Tango
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  Welcome to The Dance Scene
International Standard = Waltz + Tango + Foxtrot + Viennese Waltz + Quickstep
Danced in European courts in the mid-1700's, the romantic Slow Waltz is an offspring of the faster Viennese Waltz in 3/4 time.
It is a circular dance that is danced with a bound and is very grounded and not high in the legs.
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 Dancesport Championships Sacramento - Ballroom, Latin, Rhythm, American Smooth Dancesport - Sacramento Ballroom ...
This is the level of dance that includes all dance patterns from the beginning level up to the intermediate level.
This is the style of dance that is considered to be the standard dance found all over the world.
Both dances, or all three dances are danced in succession with enough time between each dance to establish a starting place on the dance floor for the next dance.
www.dancesportsacramento.com /html/glossary.html   (451 words)

 07-08 Undergrad Catalog | Dance
Introduction to dance as a discipline and at Brigham Young University.
Dance in the Western tradition from classical antiquity to present, emphasizing union of music, dance, and theatre.
Teaching methodologies in social and world dance, specifically to prepare students in secondary dance education to teach these forms in the public schools.
saas.byu.edu /catalog/2007-2008ucat/depts/Dance/dance_des.aspx?lms=9   (1366 words)

 Havana Social Club - Ballroom Dancing - Types of Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
International Standard consists of Slow Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Slow Foxtrot, and Quickstep.
Paso Doble is usually danced to España Cani, the Spanish Gypsy Dance.
Viennese Waltz is danced very fast and is characterized by an almost nonstop turning and is one of the most difficult forms of Waltz to learn.
www.havanasc.com /types_of_dance   (785 words)

 Chicago Dance & The Premier Dance Competitions
All the dances can be danced for the simple social pleasure of people moving to music together, or can be taken to the level of competitive dancing, where the partners are no longer striving just to have fun, but rather to meet a high standard of technical and artistic goals.
A dance competition is an organized dance event that invites people of all ages and levels to participate in the sport of ballroom and latin dancing.
You may dance a solo routine which is a choreographed dance done to a specific piece of music with an entrance and an exit.
www.chicagodance.com /competition.htm   (950 words)

 Ballroom: Internationl vs American style
International style was developed by the British, particularly through the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) and the International Dance Teachers' Association (IDTA).
The rumba dances are dissimilar, even in their basic counts, with steps on counts 1, 3, 4 for American and 2, 3, 4 for int'l.
International Foxtrot is not divided this way between Bronze and Silver, since timing is more attached to the figures, and a sequence such as SQQ QQS SSS is common; so goes Quick Step.
www.eijkhout.net /rad/dance_specific/am-intl-ballroom.html   (2370 words)

 The Ballroom Dance Company - Dance Instruction for Singles and Couples
In this case dance floor etiquette calls for "Quicksteppers" to dance around the outer edges of the floor, while "Swingers" stick to the middle of the dance floor.
The British dance teacher Pierre Lavelle visited Havana in 1947 and discovered that the Rumba was danced with the break step on beat 2 of the bar, rather than on beat 1 as in the American Rumba.
The gentleman in the dance represents the bullfighter while the lady's movement represents the bullfighter's red cloth also known as "Cappa," or sometimes the bull.
theballroomdancecompany.com /dance_styles_international.shtml   (1010 words)

 Ballroom Dance Glossary of Terms - S -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dance position where both man and lady face the same direction, with one partner either directly in front of the other, or slightly offset to the left or right.
Slow dancing has no pre-determined basic steps or stylistic interpretation, although it is typically characterized by a compact dance hold or even a full embrace, with dancers swaying back and forth in a slow, steady rhtyhm.
(1) In International Latin, a turn in which a step is taken across, one half turn is made, the weight is replaced to the original foot, and the turn is completed with the amount of rotation neccessary to commence the next pattern.
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 USA Dance Chicago Home
The type of dancing traditionally referred to as 'ballroom' includes such dances as the waltz and tango.
The most obvious trait of the International Standard style is the dancers' constant closed position, where the two dance partners never lose contact (as opposed to American Smooth style, where couples often open up, and dance apart from each other).
The Standard dances are also characterized by their very precise elements of technique: footwork, rise & fall, amounts of turn, etc. From this technique emerges a unique elegance and beauty.
www.usadancechicago.org /about_dance.html   (498 words)

 Ballroom, Country, Swing, Salsa Dancing in Sacramento, Northern California
His 15+ years of dancing have earned him national and international recognition in a variety of dance forms including the International Latin and Standard, as well as the American Rhythm and Smooth.
But she had been bitten by the dance bug and as soon as she got to college she started a Ballroom class, in Pasadena and loved it.
He is currently teaching at Folsom High School as well as conducting ballroom dance classes at American River College and holding dance movement clinics for students and teachers of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels.
www.sacdance.com /html/profiles.html   (1673 words)

 Ballroom Dance Styles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The International Style originally developed in Europe from traditional French, German, and Czech folk dances such as Waltz, as well as dances which made their way to Paris from South America, such as Tango.
Considered the original ballroom dance, the International Style is actually the only style danced outside of the United States, and is the style of international competitions.
International Standard is comparable to American Smooth and both use the same five dances: Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot, Tango*, & Viennese Waltz.
web.bentley.edu /empl/l/hliu/dance.html   (576 words)

 The Dances   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Waltz is characterized by grace and elegance.  It is a moving dance (it travels the floor) and is popular at wedding dances or other social gatherings.  Technique for Waltz includes the most dramatic rise and fall of all the dances.  It is counted as “One, Two, Three” with “One” being the downbeat.
Staccato and sharp, Tango is a moving dance whose character is catlike.  This dance is most characterized by intense passion.  Unlike the other Standard dances, there is no rise and fall in Tango.  Footwork includes the picking and placing of the feet.  Counted in Slows and Quicks.
Socially it is a walking dance.  Competitively a moving dance characterized by smooth and flowing movements with feet that brush the floor.  With the exception of the brushing technique, Foxtrot uses many similar figures to those found in Waltz.  Counted in Slows and Quicks.
www.dancein.org /thc/index_files/Page681.htm   (283 words)

 Instruction: The Dances
You can choose from traditional ballroom dances such as foxtrot, waltz, and cha-cha; from exotic and regional dances such as tango, rumba, samba, the ever-popular swing and hustle in it's many varieties; and the current craze of Latin dances such as salsa, mambo and merengue.
A smooth dance introduced to the public in 1913 by Harry Fox, noted for being the first dance to incorporate into the rhythm a combination of 'slows' and 'quicks.' Foxtrot is characterized by smooth, walking-style movements, but can be adapted to fit onto small, crowded nightclub dance floors.
A slow- to medium-tempo Latin American dance in 4/4 time, which is characterized by sensual, provocative movements and gestures, Latin-style hip motion, and playful and flirtatious interplay between man and lady.
www.madisonal.com /kcdc/dances.htm   (408 words)

 Tufts Ballroom Dance
International Standard is distinctive in that it is danced in a closed dance position, whereas American Smooth allows the partnership to "open up" in several steps.
International Latin is distinctive in that the hip action is achieved after stepping onto a “straight leg," as opposed to American Rhythm in which the Cuban motion (hip action) is achieved by flexing the knee after taking a step.
Dancing shoes are not required, but if you're interested, we recommend Latin and Standard Dancing Shoes.
www.tufts.edu /as/stu-org/ballroom/faqs.html   (511 words)

 CalArts - The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance: Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The BFA curriculum is designed to give students a full understanding of the principles of dance and to enable every dance artist to develop a competent and engaging performing presence within his or her own limits.
The MFA Program in Dance is an intensive two year course of study intended for talented dance artists who wish to pursue professional careers as choreographers.
Advanced dance artists who wish to combine their work with an exploration of digital and interactive technologies are invited to apply to the MFA Program in Dance and ask to be considered for the IM concentration.
www.calarts.edu /schools/dance/programs.html   (1422 words)

 Dance Style Differences- Oregon Ballroom Dance Club
International Style dancing is danced all over the world in social dancing as well as in competitions.
International Style is also broken down into two types of dance, Standard and Latin.
By dancing only in closed hold couples learn to develop the technical movements and characteristics of each dance and the partnering skills required to dance as a couple.
ballroom.uoregon.edu /dancestyles.shtml   (310 words)

 Duke Dance Club
Dance Attire (what to wear to lessons): Smooth soled shoes for proper turns/spins, (little friction with the floor).
Dance Design: dance attire and shoes store in Chapel Hill.
Any club member (who paid dues) is eligible for a 20% discount at Dance Design.
www.duke.edu /web/danceclub/resources.html   (271 words)

 05-06 Undergrad Catalog | Dance
Critical analysis of dance as a cultural and expressive art, including relationship of dance to other art forms.
Ballroom Dance, International Latin, Technique 3 (1:0:3 ea.) Prerequisite: Dance 383R or equivalent; instructor’s consent.
(2:0:Arr.) Prerequisite: Dance 462 for all dance education majors and for composite dance and modern dance emphasis majors who choose to do a choreographic project.
saas.byu.edu /catalog/2005-2006ucat/depts/Dance/dance_des.aspx?lms=9   (1197 words)

 UC International Folk Dancers, Cincinnati, OH
International Folk Dance is casual; not only are beginners always welcome, but crucial to the vitality of the group.
Dance Workshop of Basque and Scandinavian Dances with Roo Lester, 21-22-23 Feb 2003.
Here is a page on the workshop, the dances he taught, and some pictures David Fankhauser took there.
www.geocities.com /ucfolkdance   (991 words)

 Ballroom Dance Lessons & Dance Club in Hunstville, Alabama @ RCDCDANCE
International Latin consists of: Cha-Cha, Rumba, Jive, Paso Doble,, and Samba.
The most obvious trait of the International Standard style is the dancers' constant closed position, where the two dance partners never lose contact.
The Standard dances are also characterized by their very precise elements of technique: footwork, rise and fall, amounts of turn, etc. From this technique emerges a unique elegance and beauty.
www.rcdcdance.com /teach.html   (335 words)

 Agnes Scott College | Academics | Dance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Whether it be ballet, modern dance, jazz, tap or social dance forms, the dance department at Agnes Scott offers a well-rounded, critical approach to dance through technique, terminology and history.
Students minoring in dance must attain the highest level of competence in one dance genre: ballet, modern dance, jazz dance or tap dance.
In addition to standard dance classes, students explore the history of dance from the earliest dance forms known at the beginning of the Renaissance to modern times.
www.agnesscott.edu /academics/p_dance.asp   (433 words)

 Rhinestone, Rhinestones Crystal, Ballroom Dance Music, Dance DVD
Top brand name ballroom dance clothes and Latin dance wear are selected, the foremost luxurious dance dresses from Chrisanne UK, the Italian high fashion flowing luxury dancewear collection from Espen International, the beautiful innovative designs of man dance wear and dance pants from Randall Designs, DanZworld's ready-made Latin shirt and Latin clothes.
Listen our sample dancing music online before purchasing, from international standard as tango music, waltz music, foxtrot music, Latin music as samba music, cha cha music, rumba music, to American rhythm music, as well as salsa music and meringue music.
Dancers are always looking for ballroom dance supply to complete their professional looks.
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 Welcome to IDance2
Group classes are also an affordable way to learn new dances or improve your basic techniques by practicing with others to enhance your lead and follow skills.
There are 4 weeks of developing the basic elements you need to dance International Standard effectively.
There are 4 weeks of developing the basic elements you need to dance International Latin effectively.
www.idance2.com /NewID2/groupClasses.asp   (632 words)

 Washington DCDanceNet: Coach's Corner   (Site not responding. Last check: )
She started with Tap dancing at age five, but in her teens she switched over to DC Hand Dancing, which was then called Jitterbug or Fast Dance.
He is chairman of the Arthur Murray International Dance Board, an adjudicator at many competitions; lecturer, and a very active and dedicated coach at his own dance studio in Columbus, Ohio.
She began dancing Tango with Daniel in 1991 and has traveled several times to Buenos Aires, where she studied with master teachers and danced in the salons.
www.dcdancenet.com /coaches   (3806 words)

 Ballroom Dance Shoes
We offer a large selection to serve all of your needs for ballroom dance shoes and accessories.
If you are dancesport competitor, you will find shoes for all styles of dance including American Ballroom, American Rhythm, International Standard and International Latin shoes.
If you are a social dancer there are salsa shoes, as well as shoes for swing and Argentine tango, including strappy latin sandals, dance sneakers and much more.
www.danceshoesballroom.com   (0 words)

 Dancesport Championships Sacramento - Ballroom, Latin, Rhythm, American Smooth Dancesport - Sacramento Ballroom ...
Theatrical events are those in which all couples dance at the same time to pre-selected music
Exhibition/Cabaret dances are those in which couples select their own music and appear one at a time.
A lift is any movement during which one of the dancers has both feet off the floor at the same time with the assistance or support of their partner.
www.dancesportsacramento.com /html/styles.html   (107 words)

 Competition Categories   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Any competitor dancing out of category will be penalized or disqualified.
Competitors may dance in up to 5 consecutive levels and in 2 age categories.
International Standard: Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep
www.grandnationalchampionship.com /gn_06_011.htm   (395 words)

 Research in Dance
Dance journals will be found in the GV 1580 section.
A good general starting point for research about dance, indexing many of the standard dance journals.
A general index that has articles on dance in society, and connects to full-text journal articles.
libweb.uoregon.edu /guides/dance   (650 words)

 Dan Calloway's Silver International Style Ballroom Dance Routines
International Latin: Cha-Cha, Rumba, Samba, Jive, Paso Doble
Amazon.com sells an excellent book, Ballroom Dancing, by author of the Standard Syllabus book and president of ISTD Alex Moore, it also has step diagrams, which the Standard Syllabus book doesn't have.
DanceVision.com also sells videos and other media, some of which we know are very well done (we've seen some instructional dance videos that we thought were awful).
www.wright-house.com /dance/dan-calloways-silver-international-style-ballroom-dance-routines.html   (705 words)

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