Round Dance is a flavor of social dancing. Steps and figures of a choreography are cued on top of the music. All couples dance in a grand circle to the music executing the cued figures. The choreographies are designed to match a certain song and emphasize it’s character.
A great deal of the figures are taken form ballroom dances, like Rumba, Cha Cha, Jive, Waltz, Slowfox etc. (Choreographed Ballroom Dancing). In Round Dance there are fare more rhythms e.g. Two Step, Mambo, Bolero, West Coast Swing which have origin in North America. Also currently popular rhythms can be found in Round Dance: Tango Argentino or Lindy Hop.