I have taken several months of Quickstep lessons but last night (10/31/09 halloween) was the first time I successfully danced it on the ballroom floor. It is fast! Because Quickstep is so fast you must learn to control your body. First of all, it is critical to learn how to accelerate and decelerate while keeping good form. Doing drills helps. There is no time to practice dance the Quickstep, the figures and timing must be learned before attempting to dance it at practice parties.
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