A Description of Viennese Waltz Dance


A Description of Viennese Waltz Dance

The Viennese Waltz is a classic dance style that is featured in many romantic movies and animated films. It is characterized by sweeping, graceful turns that rotate quickly around the floor. Although it shares many similarities to the slow Waltz, it is danced at a much faster tempo—twice the speed of the slow Waltz.

How to Viennese Waltz Dance

Viennese Waltz is danced at the competitive level in both the International Standard and American Smooth Ballroom categories and is still a popular social dance in ballroom dance studios.

Viennese Waltz events, balls, and competitions are held throughout the world annually. Some of these events feature purely Viennese Waltz dancing while others include other styles of ballroom dance. In the United States, the Viennese Waltz has been brought to America’s pop culture forefront via famous TV shows such as “So You Think You Can Dance” and “Dancing with the Stars.” The grace, flow, and beauty displayed by Viennese Waltz dancers draw a mass appeal to any admiring spectators. It is a popularly requested dance at ballroom dance studios around the world.

About the instructors:

Anthony and Rose Lewis Dance

Anthony and Rose Lewis

Anthony and Rose Lewis are professional dancers, instructors, owners of X Dance, parents, and husband and wife. Their YouTube, Facebook, and virtual platform X Dance are the largest country dance instructional platforms in the world and get millions of video views per month. They have taught, danced, and performed on CMT, ABC, FOX, and taught celebrities appearing on Dancing With The Stars. Anthony is also a Gold Certified instructor in American Style Ballroom and Latin (Rhythm and Smooth).

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