Enjoyed both professionally and socially, ballroom dance is danced with a partner, on a film, in television shows, or on the theatrical stage. Generally, ballroom dance may refer to almost any type of dancing with a partner for recreation. However, ballroom dance refers to the five International Standard and five International Latin style dances. These two styles vary greatly in rhythm and costumes and techniques but they both exemplify core elements of ballroom dancing such as cohesiveness and control. These two styles were developed in England and are now regulated by the World Dance Council (WDC) and the World Dancesport Federation (WDSF). Ballroom is also popular in the United States and the country has two other forms of ballroom called American Smooth and American Rhythm which combine elements of both traditional Latin and Ballroom dance

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