The term "ballroom dancing" is derived from the word ball, which in turn originates from the Latin word ballare which means "to dance". In times past, ballroom dancing was "social dancing" for the privileged, leaving "folk dancing" for the lower classes. These boundaries have since become blurred, and it should be noted even in times long gone, many "ballroom" dances were really elevated folk dances. The definition of ballroom dance also depends

Latin American dance is a general label that refers to various forms of Latin American dance and folk dance, and can include a wide range of dances originating in Latin America (including Puerto Rico and Cuba). Latin American examples include the cha-cha-cha, rumba, samba, mambo, danza, merengue, tumba, bachata, bomba, plena, paso doble and bolero. Some also consider tango and Argentine tango in this list, although they differ from the rest in their overall style and in dance competition may

Dance wear includes any items of clothing commonly worn by dancers.We design and make customized Ballroom and Latin American costumes and medal dresses as well as practice wear.