Walt Medicis Dance Studio in Syracuse, New York
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The Foxtrot

Name of Dance:Foxtrot
Origin: The foxtrot is a slow dance of American origin. Music prior to 1912 was bouncy and over-accented, and the dancing followed suit. In the early 1900s, a band leader, Harry Fox, who was then playing at the Old Amsterdam Roof Garden in New York City, tried out a few numbers with less bounce and more smoothness. When dancers combined the one-step and the two-step dances that were common at that time, the smoother foxtrot was developed.
Meter:4/4
Rhythm:Slow Slow Quick Quick
Styling Notes:The foxtrot should be danced as if you are gliding across the floor.