About This Dance

Foxtrot is a smooth dance that moves counter clockwise around the dance floor. Foxtrot is the classic dance for wedding receptions and other social events.Foxtrot is a great dance for beginners. It feels like a stroll in the park with some rhythm thrown in. It’s a slow dance that is easy to get the hang of.Foxtrot is extremely versatile and can be danced to a variety of musical styles and tempi. A tempo of 120 – 126 beats per minute in 4/4 time works best for learning the Foxtrot.

Example Songs for the Foxtrot

Morning Train - Sheena Easton
Am I Blue - Linda Ronstadt
Tippin' In - Tonight Show Band
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
A Wink And A Smile - Harry Connick, Jr.
Technicolor Dreams - The Bee Gees
It Ain't Nothin' - Keith Whitley
Lady Godiva - Peter & Gordon
Nobody But Me - Lou Rawls
One - Spitfire Band
A Country Girl In Paris - John Denver
You Make Me Feel So Young - Frank Sinatra
Can't We Be Friends - Linda Ronstadt
Trot The Fox - Michael Lloyd
People are Strange - The Doors
I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise - Rufus Wainwright

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Foxtrot: Beginner

These videos are meant to be reminders for people who have taken our classes. We do not present them as instructional. Many excellent instructional videos may be found on Dance Vision International’s website.