Elegance and Energy

The Quickstep is a dynamic and joyful dance that combines the rhythmic patterns of the Foxtrot with the fast-paced movements of the Charleston. Originating in the 1920s, it is known for its quick steps, lively energy, and elegant style. This dance is a staple in both social and competitive dancing scenes, offering a blend of sophistication and spirited fun.

Music and Rhythm

Typical Instruments: Often accompanied by a live band featuring brass instruments, drums, and piano, creating its lively and upbeat sound.
Rhythm and Tempo: Characterized by a fast-paced 4/4 time rhythm, the Quickstep has a brisk tempo, typically around 200 beats per minute, making it one of the liveliest ballroom dances.

Dress Code

Traditional Attire: In traditional Quickstep performances, men often wear tailcoats and formal trousers, while women don elegant gowns with flowing skirts, designed to accentuate the dance’s dynamic movements.
Recommended Attire: For Quickstep classes, comfortable and flexible clothing is recommended, along with dance shoes that allow for easy movement and turning on the dance floor.


Dance Lessons

In our Quickstep lessons, expect to embark on an exciting journey starting with the fundamentals, where you’ll master the basic steps, posture, and timing essential to this lively dance. As you progress, our focus will shift to refining your technique, emphasizing precise footwork, proper frame, and the smooth, gliding movements that make the Quickstep so distinctive. You’ll also have the opportunity to develop and practice choreography, enhancing both your style and confidence on the dance floor. Throughout these lessons, the emphasis is always on fun and enjoyment, ensuring a delightful and exhilarating experience in a supportive and friendly environment.


of Learning Quickstep

Improved Physical Fitness

Quickstep is an excellent cardiovascular workout, enhancing stamina, agility, and overall fitness due to its fast pace and energetic movements.

Enhanced Coordination and Balance

The intricate footwork and rapid changes in direction in Quickstep help improve coordination and balance, making it a great dance for developing these physical skills.

Social Interaction and Fun

Quickstep offers a lively and joyful environment, perfect for socializing and enjoying the lighter side of life, making it a great way to meet new people and have fun.


About Quickstep

Do I need any prior dance experience to start Quickstep lessons?

Not at all! Quickstep lessons are designed for dancers of all levels, including complete beginners. Our instructors will guide you through the basics and help you progress at your own pace.

Is it necessary to have a dance partner to join Quickstep classes?

No, it’s not necessary to have a partner. Many students attend classes solo, and we often rotate partners during the class. This approach helps you adapt to dancing with different partners and enhances your learning experience.

How physically demanding is Quickstep?

Quickstep is a lively dance with a fast tempo, so it can be quite a good workout. However, our classes are structured to accommodate different fitness levels, and you can pace yourself according to your comfort and ability.

What should I wear for my Quickstep dance lessons?

Comfortable clothing that allows you to move freely is best. For footwear, we recommend lightweight dance shoes or any comfortable shoe with a smooth sole to facilitate easy movement on the dance floor. Avoid shoes with heavy treads or high heels.