Paso Doble - Where To Dance
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Dance Style - Paso Doble

Paso Doble

The Paso Doble is a lively and dramatic dance, inspired by the drama and movement of Spanish bullfighting.

Historical Background

Originating in France, the dance is heavily influenced by Spanish themes, particularly the bullfight, which is central to its dramatic expression.

Characteristics of Paso Doble

  • Music: Typically set to the rousing music of a Spanish bullfight.
  • Steps: Sharp, quick movements with the male as the matador and the female often as the cape or bull.
  • Expression: Known for its commanding presence, with theatrical and strong poses.
  • Cultural Impact: A unique portrayal of Spanish bullfighting themes, adding vibrancy to the ballroom dance scene.