Dance Diaries: Learning Ballroom Dance is a digital guide to being a beginner student of ballroom dance, as told by the Girl with the Tree Tattoo.
Given 4.6 out of 5 stars by reviewers on Amazon, this book has been called a “must-read!”
Ballroom has its own language, just like any art or sport. I’ve put together explanations of some of the most common terms or phrases you might hear at a studio or a competition, or read in my blog articles: Say What? (Guide to Ballroom Speak)
You can also check out ballroomguide.com’s dance dictionary for more in-depth descriptions of dance technique and step terms.
Learn about four basic elements of dance that can be applied to any ballroom dance: Take Your Ballroom Dancing W.E.S.T.
Thinking of competing? Check out these articles for insight into how pro-am competitions are organized, how to prepare and what to expect when you actually go: