International Standard (Ballroom) dances are performed with a set routine and rarely improvised.

Dances

  • Waltz
  • Tango
  • Vienese Waltz
  • Foxtrot
  • Quickstep

Tempo

International Standard (Ballroom) tempi approved by the NDCA
Style Beats
per
Meas.
Pro/Am Pro & Amateur
MPM BPM MPM BPM
Waltz 3 28-30 (84-90) 28 (84)
Tango 4 32 (128) 32 (128)
Viennese Waltz 3 56-58 (168-174) 56-58 (168-174)
Foxtrot 4 28-30 (112-120) 28-30 (112-120)
Quickstep 4 48-52 (192-208) 48-52 (192-208)