Dance History Month: The Quickstep

Created by Caribbean and African American dancers in NYC during the 1920s, the Quickstep is light and upbeat. Unlike the foxtrot, there are often syncopated rhythms and the male partner closes his feet. The quickstep is supposed to appear glamours and elegant with sweeping movements across the floor.

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