Ballroom dancing exists both as a competitive sport
and as a leisure activity. For the competitions there are strict guideline
s about which technique
s are correct, that's why many prefer to keep it a hobby
. Ballroom dances are grouped into Latin and Standard dances.
Dances in the two groups share many characteristics, e.g. Standard dances are danced in constant physical contact
, whereas in the Latin dances partners are farther apart and often do not move synchronously.
Ballroom dancing is a fascinating hobby, and it's perfect for meeting people. Maybe it's for you, too?