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What is Slow Foxtrot dance?

The foxtrot is a smooth, progressive dance characterized by long, continuous flowing movements across the dance floor. It is danced to big band (usually vocal) music. The dance is similar in its look to waltz, although the rhythm is in a 4. 4 time signature instead of 3.

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Moreover, what is the rhythm of the foxtrot?

The Rhythm foxtrot is a smooth dance, traveling around the line of dance. The long walking movements involve a subtle rise & fall action. Turning movements are similar to Waltz, but with a more moderate rise and fall, and more length-wise action.

Beside above, is there rise and fall in Foxtrot? Foxtrot is very 'flat', does not have as much rise and fall, compared to Waltz. All rise are in body and some legs. No foot rise. Rise are absorbed in knees.

Moreover, what is the difference between foxtrot and quickstep?

The quickstep dance originally developed as people sped up the foxtrot to be better able to dance to ragtime era jazz music. It is danced to a speed of about 200 beats per minute. The foxtrot, on the other hand, is usually danced at a speed of between 110 and 150 beats per minute.

What is the quickstep dance?

The quickstep is a light-hearted dance of the standard ballroom dances. The movement of the dance is fast and powerfully flowing and sprinkled with syncopations. Its origins are in combination of slow foxtrot combined with the Charleston, a dance which was one of the precursors to what today is called swing dancing.

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