Ballroom dance is a set of partner dances, which are enjoyed both socially and competitively around the world. The main styles of ballroom dance include smooth, latin and rhythm. Ballroom dancing is fun and a great social activity. Ballroom dancing can help decrease blood pressure and cholesterol, improve cardiovascular health, strengthen weight-bearing bones, help prevent or slow bone loss, lower the risks of obesity and promote increased lung capacity.
Scroll down for descriptions and examples of several ballroom dances.