Social Dance

Dancing is surely the most basic and relevant of all forms of expression.

Nothing else can so effectively give outward form to an inner experience.

Lyall Watson



Cha-cha Overview

Foxtrot Overview

Polka Overview

Swing Overview

Waltz Overview


Overview Chart

Download word document for information that compares and contrasts features of the selected social dances.


Social Dance Songs

Download word document that lists many songs suitable for practicing various dance steps.



Tinikling Creative movement Fitness Games

© Steven A. Henkel, 4/20


History of Dance

PE Central: Dance

Tapestry Folk Dance Center


Educational Activities

Kimbo Educational


Teaching Tips

Ballroom Dance Steps

Interpreting directions for folk dance