The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ballroom Dancing
Penguin, 2002 - 276 sivua
-- This book is the first to pitch the old way of providing dance instruction by means of complicated and incomplete step pattern illustrations in exchange for a new photo-intensive approach.
-- The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to Ballroom Dancing is the first book to acknowledge the changing image of ballroom dancing as a less formal, more mainstream social activity.
-- Includes a bonus instructional CD with music for every type of dance.
The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to Ballroom Dancing is an illustration-intensive how-to book that introduces readers to all of the various forms of ballroom dancing. The book will cover basic footwork and mechanics essential to all forms of ballroom dancing, as well as those that are specific to three styles (smooth, rhythm, and Latin). Within each style, each dance will be discussed, including a brief description of its origin, it's musical characteristics, photos/illustrations depicting the most important movements, and a sample of dance-specific music on the accompanying CD.