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Ballroom World Dance Book
Table of Contents


Acknowledgements (iii)
Table of Contents (v)
Dedication (vii)
Purpose of the Book (ix)
Foreword (xi)
It Could Happen to You (xiii)
In Memory of My Friend Patrick Swayze (xv)
Where the Fun Happens! (xvii)
Dance City USA (xix)
Ancient History of Dancing (xxix)

Part One - Social Style (1)
1. Learn to Dance (5)
2. The Social Dances (11)
3. The Dance Levels: Good, Excellent, Expert (27)
4. The Basic Elements of Dance (31)
5. Hear the Music (63)
6. Personal Pointers for Proper Dancing (67)
7. Eight American and Latin-American Dances - Illustrated (71)
8. Social Dance Lessons - Group and Private (119)
9. Making the Best Choice: Teachers and Studios (121)
10. Accepted Etiquette (139)
11. Quick, Fun and Easy Dance Exercises (149)
12. Defining the Terms (163)
13. Salsa (167)
14. Latin: American Music, Rhythms, & Percussion Instruments (185)

Part Two - DanceSport Style (211)
15. DanceSport (213)
16. Career Opportunities/DanceSport Items & Photos (227)
17. Competition Operations/DanceSport Articles & Photos (253)
18. Catalog of Dances (293)
19. Musical Note Values for "Triple? Rhythm Swing and Jive (301)
20. Personalities (307)
21. Interviews (321)
22. Words of Wisdom (381)
23. More Dance Superstars (387)
24. Biographies (414)

Mementos: Arthur & Kathryn Murray (420)
Ballroom Icons (423)
Recommended Sources to Further Your Dance Knowledge (424)
New Managers (426)
Blackpool (427)
Index (428)

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