Feel confident on the dance floorstep by step! Social Dance: Steps to Success will teach you all the moves for eight popular dance styles: · Swing · Cha-cha · Foxtrot · Polka · Waltz · Rumba · Tango · Salsa/mambo Each step you take is a smooth transition from the one before. Your first few steps provide a solid foundation of skills and concepts. As you progress, you learn not only the basic dance steps and styling but also how to adjust to a partner, how to make the transitions between positions, and how to create sequences from variations of those basic steps. Each of the steps also explains why the concept or skill is important, identifies the keys to correct technique, helps you avoid common errors, and explains how to practice each skill. A compact disc featuring music for each style is included to help you practice. Written by master teacher and dancer Judy Patterson Wright, this book is part of the Steps to Success Activity Seriesthe most extensively researched and carefully developed set of sport skill instruction books ever published.