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Daemon
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Ballroom Dance

Ballroom dance, a type of social dancing performed by couples, was once reserved for the privileged classes. But in the 20th century, husband-and-wife dance team Vernon and Irene Castle and film duo Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers brought it to the masses. In recent years, popular TV shows like Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance have reignited interest in dances like the fox-trot, waltz, and tango. Which of these dances once sparked outrage for its impropriety? More...
Dr. Mohammed Albadri
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It is a nice type of dancing
mirilli
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A healthy way to have a good time.
curmudgeonine
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Likely the tango sparked outrage for its impropriety
John J. Gerhardt
Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 4:35:09 PM
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It is surprising that the Waltz was the target of impropriety..."The waltz with its modern hold took root in England in about 1812; in 1819 Carl Maria von Weber wrote Invitation to the Dance, which marked the adoption of the waltz form into the sphere of absolute music. The dance was initially met with tremendous opposition due to the semblance of impropriety associated with the closed hold,
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I wish I had learned to ballroom dance.

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Marguerite
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I, too, wish I had learned to ballroom dance. Is it too late to learn? Never too late--all one has to do is show up. Showing up is half the battle.
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