Elegance and Grace
Originating in the 16th century from Germany and Austria, the Waltz is a timeless ballroom dance characterized by its flowing movements and romantic allure. Danced in a closed hold to a 3/4 time signature, the Waltz exudes elegance with its strong first beat and two lighter beats. Its smooth turns and graceful twirls have made it a favorite at social events, balls, and weddings worldwide. Whether danced to classical tunes or contemporary melodies, the Waltz remains a symbol of sophistication in the dance world.
Music and Rhythm
Typical Instruments: Piano, strings, and sometimes vocals.
Rhythm and Tempo: The Waltz has a 3/4 time signature, characterized by a strong first beat followed by two lighter beats.
Traditional Attire: Men typically wear a suit or tuxedo, while women don a flowing ballroom gown.
Recommended Attire: For classes, comfortable clothing that allows for movement. Ballroom shoes with suede soles are ideal.
About the Waltz
Is prior experience required?
No, our beginner classes start from the basics.
How long does it typically take to become proficient?
With regular practice, many students feel confident in their Waltz within a few months.
Are there any age restrictions?
The Waltz is timeless! We welcome students of all ages.