Constable & Robinson Publishing

B is for Ballroom

Be Your Own Armchair Dancefloor Expert

Anton du Beke

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Demy, 160 pp
Published 4th Oct 2012
ISBN: 9781472100689
Markets: UK & C/Wealth exc Canada

A charming and amusing guide to all the Ballroom and Latin dances from one of the biggest stars of Strictly Come Dancing, Anton du Beke.
Do you know your Botafago from your Volta Cross? Ever wondered how the Foxtrot got its name? Why is the Quick Step so quick? Which is easier, the standard Ballroom dances or the Latin ones?

If you don't know the answer to most of these questions but fancy yourself as something of an armchair aficionado when it comes to Ballroom dancing, this book is for you. It will lead you into the wonderful world of Ballroom and teach you everything you need to know, without, if necessary, you even having to reach for your dancing shoes.

As you'll soon discover, B is for Ballroom does exactly what the title suggests. Set out in an A to Z format it's the ultimate companion for anyone interested in Ballroom - whether you're nine years old or ninety. It will teach you everything you need to know about this most beloved form of dance without you even having to take a class, break a leg or be dragged across the floor.

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