How to Dance Through Time, Vol. 5: Victorian Era Couple Dances
Volume V of the How to Dance Through Time series teaches exciting variations on the basic Waltz, Polka, Galop (Gallop), and Mazurka. The Victorian Era’s themes of freedom and revelry were manifest in the ballroom; dancers celebrated the tradition of classic dances by adding new embellishments. Volume V: Victorian Era Couple Dances introduces 24 versions of the classic dances learned in Volume I: the Waltz, Polka, Galop (Gallop), and Mazurka. A kaleidoscope of variations, this video teaches viewers how to add fun and improvisational sequences to these romantic dances.In Victorian times, the Waltz burgeoned with multiple new turning patterns; the Polka developed whimsical, hopping variations; the Galop chassed to a new level of expertise; and the Mazurka blossomed into virtuosic displays of skillfulness.