The competitive sport of Ballroom Dancing is a form of ballroom dance, which is also known as dancesport. It is governed by the World Dance Council and is considered a form of sport in some countries. It is also recognized by the International Olympic Committee. The World DanceSport Federation is the representative body of the sport in the Olympic Games.
Ballroom Dancing originated in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and has its roots in European court dances. These dances were performed facing the throne and were adapted from folk dances. Court dancers were required to face the ruler on formal occasions or when they were being presented at the court. They also danced in squares or circles throughout the ballroom.
The rules of the different forms vary depending on the dancers’ personalities and experience. Usually, the dancers prefer the form that suits them the best. However, it is important to note that one should not apply the rules of one form to another because it can have serious consequences. There are a few rules that should be followed when learning a new form.
Ballroom Dancing is a great way to meet new people and build relationships. It can also reduce your risk of injury. The dancers who are new to the sport are encouraged to participate in social dancing as a way to socialize and practice their skills. In addition, it is also an excellent form of exercise and has many benefits.