The Ballroom and Latin Dances


The English version of the Fast Foxtrot, which has quick hopping steps set among the smoother gliding figures. It is very popular in Europe as a competition dance. It ranks among the 'Big Four' the other three being the Slow Foxtrot, the Waltz and the Tango. A social version of the Quickstep can be learned quite quickly by beginners and can be danced to many popular songs that use a faster 4/4 rhythm.